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Metoprolol

Drug Class: Commonly Known As: Category:
Beta Blockers

Metoprolol - Dosage and How to Use

How should Metoprolol be used?

  • ​Do not stop taking your medication without first checking with your healthcare professional.
  • You should take this medication with or after food.
  • If you have been taking this medication regularly for several weeks or more, do not stop this medication suddenly without consulting your healthcare professional. Stopping your medication suddenly may worsen your condition.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you miss a dose, take the missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, take only the usual dose. Do not double your dose or use extra medication to make up for the missed dose. 

What should I do if I overdose?

Metoprolol - Additional Information

  • Updated on Wednesday, July 31, 2019
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup

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