Metoprolol Tartrate Rx
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Metoprolol Tartrate Rx

Tablet
  • Usually ships within one business day with veterinary approval.

  • Requires veterinary authorization.

  • Your pet's veterinarian will provide directions for use.

What are Metoprolol Tartrate Tablets for Dogs and Cats?

  • Metoprolol is a prescription beta-blocker type medication that affects the cardiovascular system and reduces blood pressure.
  • Metoprolol is the generic drug name for the brand Lopressor.

Why do cats and dogs use Metoprolol?

  • Metoprolol may be prescribed for treating certain heart conditions including atrial fibrillation in dogs and hypertrophic cardiomyopathy in cats.

What else should I know about Metoprolol?

  • Your veterinarian may start your cat or dog at a low dose and adjust it over time. Your veterinarian may need follow up appointments to check the dosing.

What problems could my dog or cat have with Metoprolol?

  • Common side effects of Metoprolol include tiredness, lack of energy, and weakness.
  • Metoprolol can cause low pressure.
  • Metoprolol can also cause the heart rate to slow too much and worsen heart problems if the dose is too high. Contact your veterinarian if your companion will no longer exercise, or if you notice shorness of breath, cough, change in behavior, or attitude.

How do you use Metoprolol?

  • Metoprolol can be given with or without food. Follow your veterinarian's directions.
  • Do not stop giving Metoprolol without talking to your veterinarian as serious side effects may occur.

What is in Metoprolol?

  • The drug Metoprolol is a beta-blocker that blocks the hormone epinephrine or adrenaline.
  • Beta-blockers cause the heart to beat more slowly and with less force.

Will I get what I see in the picture?

  • Metoprolol is sold as an FDA approved generic drug. Brand may vary from order to order and variation to variation. We are unable to guarantee which brand will be available at the time of order shipment.

Is it important for my dog or cat to finish all of the Metoprolol?

  • Dogs and cats may use Metoprolol for different lengths of time. Please consult your veterinarian if you have any questions.
  • Do not stop giving Metoprolol without talking to your veterinarian as serious side effects may occur.