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Brand name: Lopresor TM

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Active ingredients: metoprolol

What it is used for

- Hypertension: as monotherapy or for use in combination with other antihypertensives. ? Angina pectoris: for long-term prophylaxis. Glyceryl trinitrate should be employed if necessary for alleviating acute attacks. ? Confirmed or suspected myocardial infarction. ? Prevention of migraine.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 30 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 3 Years.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

a pale red, heart-shaped, slightly biconvex tablet. One side imprinted "CIBA" the other "HM".

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient metoprolol

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Consumer Medicines Information (CMI)

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Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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