Generic Equivalent of Lopressor

TypeDrug NameDosagePrice from 
drug typeMetoprolol25 mg$33.99
drug typeMetoprolol50 mg$41.99
drug typeMetoprolol100 mg$57.99


Lopressor Information

How and Where to Buy Metoprolol Online?


At Canadian Pharmacy World, we offer Metoprolol and other blood pressure medications at competitive prices. At Canadian Pharmacy World, we help you take care of your health needs from the convenience of your home with free shipping to your door. You can place the order online, by mail, by fax or toll-free over the telephone at 1866-485-7979.

How Much Does the Lopressor Cost?


The average Drugs.com price for Lopressor 50 mg, 100 tablets is $272.66 at $2.73 per tablet, depending on the pharmacy you visit.

At Canadianpharmacyworld.com, the generic Lopressor 50 mg is available from Canada, 100 tablets for $41.99 at $0.42 per tablet. Our Canadian Pharmacy also offers our lowest price on generic Lopressor 25 mg from Canada at a discounted price of $33.99 at $0.34 per tablet.

generic Metoprolol 100 mg from Canada, as low as $0.58 per tablet

Are There Alternative Names for the Brand Metoprolol?


The generic Metoprolol (generic equivalent of Lopressor) also called Apo-Metoprolol comes from Canada manufactured by Apotex. The brand version is not available.

What Dosages and Forms is Metoprolol available in?


The generic Metoprolol is available in the strength of 25 mg, 50 mg and 100 mg tablets.

What is Metoprolol used for?


Metoprolol is used alone or in combination with another medicine to treat high blood pressure, to treat angina (chest pain triggered by exercise), and to help to protect the heart after a heart attack (myocardial infarction). Metoprolol is a beta-blocker. It helps to control high blood pressure or other heart-related problems. Metoprolol tablets should be swallowed whole without being chewed, preferably with or following a meal. Do not change the dose or stop the treatment without talking to your doctor. If you stop taking Metoprolol suddenly, your condition may become worse. Consult a doctor before using Metoprolol in patients under 18 years of age.

What Are The Possible Side Effects of Metoprolol?


Some of the common side effects of Metoprolol are sleep disturbance, fatigue and tiredness especially with activity, headache, dry mouth, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea or constipation and abdominal pain, numbness, a tingling sensation in the extremities signs of paresthesia, increased sensitivity of the skin to sun, sweating, hair loss, increased weight, and lower back pain. Some serious side effects include low blood pressure: feeling of lightheadedness or fainting especially when getting up from a lying or sitting position, chest pain; bronchospasm: difficulty breathing with wheezing or coughing; heart failure: shortness of breath, leg swelling and tiredness especially with activity. These are not all the possible side effects of Metoprolol. In case of any unexpected effect, consult your healthcare professional immediately.

Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions for Metoprolol?


If you experience dizziness, tiredness or blurred vision during your treatment with Metoprolol, do not drive, use machinery, or perform other tasks that need full attention until you know how you respond to Metoprolol. Drinking alcohol may increase tiredness.
Do not take Metoprolol if you:
• Are allergic to Metoprolol, to any of the other ingredients in Metoprolol or to another beta-blocker;
• Have breathlessness, difficulty breathing when lying down;
• Have a slow or irregular heartbeat;
• Have sudden and oppressive chest pain (sign of heart attack);
• Have very poor blood circulation in your limbs;
• Have low blood pressure;
• Have non-treated tumor of the medulla of the adrenal glands (pheochromocytoma);
• Have asthma or had history of difficulty breathing with wheezing or coughing;
• Have severe skin problems;
• Swelling of the feet or legs (signs of a heart disorder);
• Suffer from severe drop in blood pressure, dizziness, fast heartbeat, rapid and shallow breathing, cold clammy skin (signs of a heart disorder named cardiogenic shock).

Before you start taking Metoprolol, tell your doctor if you:
• Are pregnant, or intend to become pregnant. Metoprolol should not be used during pregnancy;
• Are breast feeding as Metoprolol passes into breast milk;
• Are under 18 years old;
• Have heart, liver or kidney disease;
• Have high or low levels of sugar in the blood (diabetes);
• Are at risk for serious allergic reactions;
• Have chest pain when you are at rest;
• Have poor blood circulation in your limbs (for example, very cold, pale hands or feet, or pain in your leg muscles when you walk);
• Have a tumor of the medulla or of the adrenal glands (pheochromocytoma);
• Have allergy to or intolerance to lactose;
• Have an overactive thyroid gland;
• Have respiratory disease such as asthma, or sometimes get breathlessness and wheezing.

Drug Interactions


Tell your healthcare provider about all the medicines you take, including prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal supplements. Drugs that interact with Metoprolol include:
• Anaesthetics, medicines used during surgical operations;
• Antibiotics (e.g. Rifampicin);
• Antipsychotic medicines (e.g. Thioridazine, chlorpromazine, fluphenazine, haloperidol);
• Antidepressants (e.g. Fluoxetine, clomipramine, desipramine or bupropion);
• Antivirals (e.g. Ritonavir);
• Antifungals (e.g. Terbinafine);
• Antihistamines used to treat hay fever (e.g. Diphenhydramine);
• Alcohol;
• Adrenaline or similar substances (sympathomimetics);
• Dipyridamole, used to reduce the risk of blood clots;
• Ergot alkaloids, used in the prevention and treatment of migraine headaches;
• Fingolimod, a medicine used to treat multiple sclerosis
• Insulin, or medicines used to treat high levels of sugar in the blood (diabetes);
• Medicines used to treat high blood pressure;
• Medicines used to treat chest pain (angina) (e.g. Nitroglycerin);
• Medicines used to treat irregular heartbeat (e.g. Amiodarone, propafenone, quinidine);
• Medicines used to relieve pain or inflammation;
• Medicines used to treat malaria (e.g. Hydroxychloroquine or quinine);
• MOA inhibitors and adrenergic neuron blockers (e.g. Reserpine or guanethidine).

Metoprolol Storage and Safety Information


Store Metoprolol away from direct light and at room temperature between 20 and 25°C. Keep out of reach and sight of children.

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