March 24, 2023

Drug commercial/advertisement about Metoprolol for a class project. The videos, images, etc. that are used in this video are not mine.

This is karen she works and goes to school full-time she stressed most of the time and also tends to eat out a lot she’s been having chest pain more and more lately she thought it was just indigestion at first but it continued to happen since she was not able to fix this with an over-the-counter antacid she decided to go to her doctor he took her vitals and told

Her that he was concerned about her blood pressure it was high and he stated that it was most likely the reason for her chest pain she was then prescribed metoprolol which is a beta blocker that helps decrease chest pain and lower blood pressure and heart rate she takes his medication at the same time every day with meals now she can go about her busy workday

Without having to worry about it metoprolol his brand name is lopressor or taupe roll xl the taupe ball is used to treat high blood pressure angina congestive heart failure and myocardial infarctions it is a prescription required medication the trouble is a beta 1 selective adrenergic receptor blocker this effect is not absolute and at higher plasma concentrations

Which overall also inhibits beta 2 audrina receptors clinical pharmacology studies have demonstrated the beta blocking activity of metoprolol as shown by four ways the first being reduction in heart rate and cardiac output at rest and upon exercise the second being reduction of systolic blood pressure upon exercise the third being inhibition of iso paternal induced

Tachycardia and the fourth being reduction of reflex orthostatic tachycardia you should call your doctor if you experience any of the following signs symptoms or side effects while taking this medication dizziness tiredness confusion hiccups hypertension depression fever sore throat shortness of breath nausea dry mouth stomach pain vomiting rash itching cold hands

And feet swelling fainting or weight gain while taking this medication you should be aware of the drug interactions that are present with it interactions include diuretics non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs oral hypoglycemics such as digoxin and verapamil as well as other hypertension drugs such as enloe de pinna and lisinopril and there are also interactions

With alcohol there are dental considerations and modifications permit rockwall such as avoiding local anesthesia because it could increase the risk of unwanted effects there’s a significant risk for acute hypertensive episodes if used with bayes oppressors and local anesthetics the use of nsaids indomethacin and aspirin may diminish the efficacy of beta blockers

Low blood pressure and low heart rate may also occur while taking this medication monitor your heart rate if it is less than 60 at any point consult your doctor right away do not stop taking the truckball suddenly without reason consult your doctor so they can decide if and how you should stop taking the drug walk suddenly stopping this medication can lead to

Chest pain or a heart attack keep this medication out of reach of children do not use after the expiration date and store this medication at room temperature you

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Metoprolol – drug project By Sarita P