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I want to wean off metoprolol by decreasing the dosage up to

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I want to wean off metoprolol by decreasing the dosage up to months if I have to. Can the tablets be cut? 50mg tablet 1x day
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. Ravoof replied 1 year ago.

Dear customer,

Thanks for your question.

What is you present dosage of metoprolol? What was the indication for the medication? What is your blood pressure now?

Expert:  DrRussMD replied 1 year ago.


The regular tablets can be cut.

Not the extended release.

You should not be doing this on your own.

And your prescribing doctor needs to be in charge of how you wean.

OK, so that is an initial answer….

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