metoprolol

met·o·pro·lol me-'tō-prə-.lȯl, -.lōl n a beta-blocker used in the form of its tartrate (C15H25NO3)2·C4H6O6 or succinate (C15H25NO3)2·C4H6O4 to treat hypertension, angina pectoris, and congestive heart failure see LOPRESSOR, toprol

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n.
a drug that controls the activity of the heart (see beta blocker) and is used to treat high blood pressure and angina. It is administered by mouth; the commonest side-effects are tiredness and digestive upsets. Trade names: Betaloc, Lopresor.

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met·o·pro·lol (met″o-proґlol) a cardioselective β1-adrenergic blocking agent.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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  • Métoprolol — Énantiomère R du métoprolol (en haut) et S métoprolol (en bas) Général …   Wikipédia en Français

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  • Metoprolol — Strukturformel (R) Metoprolol (oben) und (S) Metoprolol (unten), 1:1 Stereoisomerengemisch …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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