Definition of Metoprolol

1. Noun. Beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.).




Definition of Metoprolol

1. Noun. A selective ?1 receptor blocker used in treatment of several diseases of the cardiovascular system, especially hypertension. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Metoprolol

1. Adrenergic beta-1-blocking agent with no stimulatory action. It is less bound to plasma albumin than alprenolol and may be useful in angina pectoris, hypertension, or cardiac arrhythmias. Pharmacological action: adrenergic beta-antagonists, anti-arrhythmia agents, antihypertensive agents, sympatholytics. Chemical name: 2-Propanol, 1-(4-(2-methoxyethyl)phenoxy)-3-((1-methylethyl)amino)-, (+-)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Metoprolol

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Literary usage of Metoprolol

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1. Unstable Angina: Diagnosis and Management by Eugene Braunwald (1997)
"Recommendation: IV metoprolol is given in 5 mg increments by slow (over 1-2 ... If a very conservative regimen is desired with metoprolol, initial doses can ..."

2. 5th Report Of The Joint National Committee On Detection, Evaluation, And by DIANE Publishing Company (2004)
"Atenolol, betaxolol, bisoprolol, and metoprolol are cardioselective. Acebutolol is cardioselective. Same as beta-blockers plus ..."

3. Treatment of Depression edited by Cynthia D. Mulrow (2000)
"Walley T, Pirmohamed M, Proudlove C, Maxwell D. Interaction of metoprolol and fluoxetine [letter]. Lancet 1993;341(8850):967-8. 525. ..."

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