Lopressor Product Description
Lopressor is a cardioselective beta-blocker. Lopressor improves heart function and is used in:
- Mono or combined therapy of hypertension
- Long-term management of tachycardia and stenocardia of different functional classes
- Prevention or reduction of the myocardial infarction consequences
- Reducing the frequency of headaches in people prone to migraine
For the prevention and treatment of cardiovascular diseases, patient should first take Lopressor 100mg once a day, or 50 mg every 12 hours. The dosage may be increased to a maximum of Lopressor 450mg per day, if there is no therapeutic response, or if it is low. The dosing regimen should not be changed more than once in 7 days.
If you remember that you have missed a dose of Lopressor, take it as soon as possible. If it is almost time for taking the next recommended dose of Lopressor, it must be used without doubling.
An additional effect of the cardioselective beta-blocker Lopressor is the decrease in the concentration of free fatty acids and high-density lipoprotein.
Lopressor should be stored in an original container at room temperature between 15°C to 25°C. Protect Lopressor tablets from moisture and light, and keep out of the reach of children.
Lopressor Safety Information
The beginning and the end of treatment with the beta-blocker Lopressor involves changing the daily dosage in several stages. After reaching a stable cardiovascular condition, Lopressor pills should be taken at least 7 days, and more, when using high daily dosages.
Material about cardiovascular diseases, contained in the review on Lopressor, is for informational purposes only and is not a substitute for professional diagnosis, treatment or medical advice of a cardiologist. The online pharmacy is not responsible for any kind of damage, caused by incorrect use of information from the review about the antihypertensive drug Lopressor.
Lopressor Side Effects
Lopressor usually provokes reversible mild side effects, which are well tolerated and pass rapidly. The most common side effects, which appear during the hypertension treatment with Lopressor, are disturbances of sleep patterns, fatigue and gastrointestinal disorders, such as abdominal pain, heartburn, flatulence, gastric pain, vomiting, and nausea.
Less frequent side effects, manifesting in therapy with antiarrhythmic drug Lopressor, are: dyspnea, bradycardia, pruritus, cold extremities, rash, dizziness, arterial insufficiency, headache, and peripheral oedema.