Metoprolol Tartrate belongs to the class of medicates illustrious as beta blockers. The drug works by hindering the action of various natural chemicals in the body, such as epinephrine, on the blood vessels and heart. This effect of the drug lowers the blood pressure, heart rate and stress on the heart. This beta-blocker affects the circulation and heart (blood flow via veins and arteries).
Metoprolol Tartrate is utilized with or without other medicines for the treatment of high blood pressure (hypertension). Lowering high blood pressure, it assists in preventing heart attacks, strokes and kidney problems. This medicine is also utilized to treat chest pain and to improve survival after a heart attack. Metoprolol is also used to treat angina (chest pain) as well as hypertension (high blood pressure). It is highly beneficial in the treatment or prevention of heart attack. The medicine is also proven for the treatment of supraventricular tachycardia, congestive heart failure, acute myocardial infarctionventricular tachycardia as well as the prevention of migraine headaches.
Some common side effects of Metoprolol Tartrate include :