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.).
- beta-adrenergic blocking agent
- beta blocker
- beta-blocking agent
Example sentences of the word metoprolol
1. Noun, singular or mass
If you are overweight and have a condition for which metoprolol is prescribed, it is important to engage in a lifestyle that will benefit your overall health.
The study's conclusion was that not only did the the low dose of metoprolol diminish the side effects of sibutramine, but it also did not negatively effect the study subjects' metabolism.
3. Verb, base form
While many patients can take this drug with no problems, an alternative to metoprolol succinate may be needed if it does not control blood pressure adequately or causes unpleasant side effects.
4. Noun, plural
This conclusion is important to those who take metoprolol and are on a weight-loss program because a slowing of the metabolism could potentially slow weight loss.