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Four Basics and Some Good Information About Beta-Blocker Treatment for High Blood Pressure
Date:10/27/2009

WILMINGTON, Del. Oct. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- If you're one of the millions of Americans taking a medicine called a beta-blocker for high blood pressure, here are some basics about this family of medicines:

  • Beta-blockers are a family of medicines also known as beta-adrenergic blocking agents. When you take beta blockers, the heart beats more slowly and with less force, reducing blood pressure. For these medicines to be effective, it is very important that they are taken regularly and without interruption, as prescribed by the doctor.
  • The prescribing information for beta-blocker medications warns against abrupt cessation of therapy with beta-blocking agents.
  • Do not stop taking your beta-blocker medicine unless your doctor advises you to. Stopping your medicine without checking with your doctor may allow blood pressure to increase and may lead to other dangers such as chest pain or heart attack.
  • When taking beta-blockers, as with most medications, it is important to continue to follow your doctor's recommendations, which may include lifestyle changes such as a healthy diet and regular physical activity.

...And Some Good Information about TOPROL-XL and its Generic Equivalent

For people whose doctors have prescribed a beta-blocker called TOPROL-XL or its generic formulation, metoprolol succinate extended-release tablets, here is information you should know:

  • Following published reports that two generic companies had recalled or suspended shipments of metoprolol succinate, AstraZeneca, the manufacturer of TOPROL-XL and its authorized generic equivalent, metoprolol succinate extended-release tablets, has increased supplies of these medicines to address a shortage
  • TOPROL-XL (metoprolol succinate) is an extended-release metoprolol for the treatment of high blood pressure
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