Lopressor metoprolol tartrate
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Brand Name: Lopressor
Generic Name: METOPROLOL TARTRATE
Drug Type: HUMAN PRESCRIPTION DRUG
Dosage Form: INJECTION, SOLUTION
Data Current As Of: 2018-10-05
metoprolol tartrate injection, USP
indications & usage
Lopressor ampuls are indicated in the treatment of hemodynamically stable patients with definite or suspected acute myocardial infarction to reduce cardiovascular mortality when used in conjunction with oral Lopressor maintenance therapy. Treatment with intravenous Lopressor can be initiated as soon as the patient’s clinical condition allows (see DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION, CONTRAINDICATIONS, and WARNINGS).
Hypersensitivity to Lopressor and related derivatives, or to any of the excipients; hypersensitivity to other beta blockers (cross sensitivity between beta blockers can occur).
Lopressor is contraindicated in patients with a heart rate <45 beats/min; second- and third-degree heart block; significant first-degree heart block (P-R interval ≥0.24 sec); systolic blood pressure <100 mmHg; or moderate-to-severe cardiac failure (see WARNINGS).