Metoprolol (Tartrate)

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Primary Characterstics

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Dosage

Metoprolol (Tartrate)'s dosage details are as follows:
Dose Single Dose Frequency Route Instructions

Adult Dosage

5 mg5 (5)As recommended.IVFor Cardiac Arrythmia rate is 2mg/min may be repeated at intervals of 5 min to a total dose of 10-15 mg .Maintainence therapy dose should not exceed than 50 mg (PO) given 3 times a day ,4 to 6 hrz after IV therapy
12.5 to 25 mg19 (18.75)As recommended.POIn management of symptomatic heart failure.
50 to 100 mg75 (75)12 hourlyPOFor Angina Pectoris For emergency treatment.
100 to 200 mg150 (150)As recommended.POMigtaine prephylaxi''s
100 to 200 mg150 (150)24 hourlyPOFor Hypertension Initially given 100 mg.Maintainance dose is 200 mg Can be increased up to 400 mg
50 to 300 mg180 (175)8 hourlyPOFor Cardiac Arrythmia

Paedriatic Dosage (20kg)

2.5 to 4 mg/kg3.2 (3.25)12 hourlyOral-

Neonatal Dosage (3kg)

No data regarding the neonatal dosage details of Metoprolol (Tartrate) is available.

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Storage Conditions

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Interference in Pathology

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Brands / Trade Names of Metoprolol (Tartrate)

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