Are metoprolol and Toprol the same thing?

Metoprolol succinate is also known by the brand name Toprol XL. It is the extended-release form of metoprolol. Metoprolol succinate is approved to treat high blood pressure, chronic chest pain, and congestive heart failure.

Is there a generic for Toprol XL?

Toprol XL (metoprolol succinate) is available as a generic medication and may be significantly cheaper compared to the brand version.

Is there a generic for metoprolol succinate?

Metoprolol tartrate and metoprolol succinate are both available as generic drugs. Both medications are commonly prescribed and should be available in most pharmacies. In most cases, generic forms of drugs cost less than their brand-name versions.

Should Toprol be taken morning or night?

Your doctor may advise you to take your first dose before bedtime because it could make you feel dizzy. If you do not feel dizzy after the first dose, take metoprolol in the morning. If you have metoprolol more than once a day, try to space the doses evenly throughout the day.

How much is Toprol XL at Walmart?

Average 12 Month Prices for Toprol Xl (Brand) & Metoprolol Succinate Er (Generic)

Pharmacy Toprol Xl Retail Price Metoprolol Succinate Er Retail Price
Walmart $72.26 $18.55
Walgreens $47.40 $37.91
Kroger Pharmacy $63.00 $29.10
Albertsons Pharmacy $52.06 $30.22

What kind of Medicine is Toprol XL used for?

Toprol-XL ( metoprolol succinate) is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and circulation (blood flow through arteries and veins). Toprol-XL is used to treat angina (chest pain) and hypertension ( high blood pressure ).

When to discontinue Toprol XL for heart disease?

When discontinuing chronically administered TOPROL-XL, particularly in patients with is chemic heart disease, the dos age should be gradually reduced over a period of 1 – 2 weeks and the patient should be carefully monitored.

Can you take Toprol XL if you are allergic to metoprolol?

Before taking this medicine. You should not use Toprol-XL if you are allergic to metoprolol, or other beta-blockers (atenolol, carvedilol, labetalol, nadolol, nebivolol, propranolol, sotalol, and others), or if you have: