Toprol-XL is a prescription drug approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat hypertension, angina, and heart failure. Toprol-XL is also known by its drug name, Metoprolol.
Toprol-XL is a beta blocker. Beta blockers are believed to work by relaxing blood vessels and slowing heartrate.
How do I take it?
Toprol-XL is generally taken once a day.
Toprol-XL comes in tablet form.
The FDA-approved label for Toprol-XL lists common side effects including dizziness, fatigue, depression, rash, itching, low blood pressure, slowed heartbeat, and diarrhea.
Rare but serious side effects listed for Toprol-XL include heart failure and peripheral vascular disease.
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Toprol-XL – AstraZeneca