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Flashcards in Metoprolol Deck (4)
1

Common uses

Angina pectoris (chest pain)
High blood pressure
Myocardial infarction (heart attack)
Heart failure

2

Onset of action

1-2 hours

3

Administration

Short-acting: take with food

Long-acting: with or without food. Swallow whole

4

Side effects

Dizziness
Bradycardia
Tiredness
Lightheadedness
Nausea/vomiting
Diarrhea