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My 3 yr old chewed a 50mg toprol xl about an hour ago. I dont

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My 3 yr old chewed a 50mg toprol xl about an hour ago. I dont think she swallowed it all because it tastes yukky. I called poison control. She seems fine now, but how long before I can be sure she is ok? She weighs about 36lbs.
Submitted: 3 years ago.
Category: Health
Expert:  Dr Basu replied 3 years ago.

mysticdoc :

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mysticdoc :

Hi there,

I am Mysticdoc, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.

I am here to help you with your concerns.

mysticdoc :

What did the poison control say?

mysticdoc :

Toprol xl effect may be seen for up to 12 hours.

mysticdoc :

This is a long acting medication.

JACUSTOMER-ynkdp0y4- :

he said that usually children dont respond the same way to toprol. it is long acting

mysticdoc :

That is correct.

JACUSTOMER-ynkdp0y4- :

he is going to call back a 915 to check on her

mysticdoc :

Still, slowing heart rate, excessive drowsiness should be watched out for.

JACUSTOMER-ynkdp0y4- :

how long before we are out of the woods.

mysticdoc :

at least 12 hours.

JACUSTOMER-ynkdp0y4- :

ok. thank you.

mysticdoc :

very welcome

mysticdoc :

It was my pleasure to help you today.
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