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Metoprolol Alternatives

Metoprolol
 
Drug Class: Anti-adrenergics
Dosage: 100 mg
Route of Administration: Oral, IV
Excretion: Renal
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid, Liquid
Precautions & Contraindications: Congestive Heart Failure, Asthma, Bronchitis, Copd, Emphysema, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Depression, Pheochromocytoma, Psoriasis, Hyperthyroidism, Raynaud's Phenomenon, Blood Vessel Disease, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Undergoing Surgery
Melting Point: 120
Possible Side Effects: Dizziness, Tiredness, Depression, Nausea, Dry Mouth, Stomach Pain, Vomiting, Bloating, Heartburn, Constipation, Rashes, Cold Hands And Feet, Runny Nose
Propranolol
Drug Class: Anti-adrenergics
Dosage: 40 mg twice/day
Route of Administration: Oral, IV
Excretion: Renal
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid, Liquid
Precautions & Contraindications: Asthma, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Bradycardia, Sick Sinus Syndrome, Atrioventricular Block, Shock, Severe Hypotension
Melting Point: 164
Possible Side Effects: Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Nausea, Vomiting, Stomach Pain, Vision Changes, Insomnia, Vivid Dreams, Nightmares

Atenolol
Drug Class: Anti-adrenergics
Dosage: 25 mg
Route of Administration: Oral
Excretion: Renal, Lactic
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid
Precautions & Contraindications: Asthma, Copd, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Heart Failure, Bradycardia, Heart Block, Hyperthyroidism, Upcoming Surgery, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding
Melting Point: 147
Possible Side Effects: Indigestion, Constipation, Dry Mouth, Dizziness, Faintness, Cold Extremities, Hair Loss, Impotence, Rhinitis, Depression, Confusion, Insomnia, Nightmares, Fatigue, Weakness, Hallucinations, Hypotension, Skin Rashes, Visual Disturbances, Difficulty Hearing, Difficulty Speaking, Unsteadiness

Labetalol
Drug Class: Anti-adrenergics
Dosage: 100 mg twice/day
Route of Administration: Oral, IV
Excretion: Urine
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid, Liquid
Precautions & Contraindications: Congestive Heart Failure, Heart Attack, Irregular Heartbeat, Prinzmetal's Angina, Asthma, Bronchitis, Copd, Emphysema, Kidney Disease, Cirrhosis, Diabetes, Pheochromocytoma, Hyperthyroidism, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Undergoing Surgery
Melting Point: 161
Possible Side Effects: Dizziness, Tingling Scalp, Skin Rashes, Lightheadedness, Tiredness, Headache, Upset Stomach, Wheezing, Swelling, Weight Gain, Chest Pain

Enalapril
Drug Class: ACE inhibitors
Dosage: 5 mg
Route of Administration: Oral, IV
Excretion: Renal
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid, Liquid
Precautions & Contraindications: Hypertrophic Cardiomyopathy, Impaired Renal Function, Hyperkalemia, Surgery, Carcinogenesis, Pregnant
Melting Point: 144.5
Possible Side Effects: Cough, Dizziness, Skin Rashes, Weakness, Hoarseness, Difficulty Breathing Or Swallowing, Yellowing Of The Skin, Yellowing Of The Eyes, Fever, Sore Throat, Chills, Yellowing, Lightheadedness, Fainting

Pindolol
Drug Class: Anti-adrenergics
Dosage: 5 mg twice/day
Route of Administration: Oral
Excretion: Renal
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid
Precautions & Contraindications: Cirrhosis, Hepatitis, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Angina, Heart Failure, Bradycardia, Heart Block, Asthma, Copd, Hyperthyroidism, Upcoming Surgery, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding
Melting Point: 169
Possible Side Effects: Uneven Heartbeats, Fainting, Difficulty Breathing, Nausea, Stomach Pain, Low Fever, Loss Of Appetite, Dark Urine, Clay-Colored Stools, Jaundice, Depression, Insomnia, Anxiety, Nervousness

Carvedilol
Drug Class: Anti-adrenergics
Dosage: 6.25 mg twice/day
Route of Administration: Oral
Excretion: Urine, Fecal
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid
Precautions & Contraindications: Asthma, Bradycardia, Liver Disease, Allergies, Bronchitis, Emphysema, Angina, Diabetes, Hyperthyroidism, Kidney Disease, Raynaud's Disease, Pheochromocytoma, Myasthenia Gravis, Pregnant, Breastfeeding
Melting Point: 115
Possible Side Effects: Skin Rashes, Itching, Wheezing, Swelling, Sudden Weight Gain, Difficulty Breathing, Chest Pain, Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Fainting, Sweating, Shaking, Extreme Hunger, Confusion, Arrhythmia

Clonidine
Drug Class: Anti-adrenergics
Dosage: 0.1 mg twice/day
Route of Administration: Oral
Excretion: Urine
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid
Precautions & Contraindications: Kidney Disease, Heart Disease, Raynaud's Disease, Surgery, Pregnant, Breastfeeding
Melting Point: 130
Possible Side Effects: Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Drowsiness, Dry Mouth, Constipation, Irregular Heartbeat, Mental Changes, Skin Rashes, Itching, Selling, Difficulty Speaking

Captopril
Drug Class: ACE inhibitors
Dosage: 25 mg
Route of Administration: Oral
Excretion: Renal
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid
Precautions & Contraindications: Aortic Stenosis, Cirrhosis, Kidney Disease, Diabetes, Scleroderma, Lupus Erythematosus, Swelling, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding
Melting Point: 106
Possible Side Effects: Dizziness, Lightheadedness, Loss Of Appetite, Dry Cough, Fainting, Fast Heartbeat, Muscle Weakness, Fever, Chills, Sore Throat, Liver Disease, Abdominal Pain, Skin Rashes

Chlorothiazide
Drug Class: Diuretics
Dosage: 500 mg twice/day
Route of Administration: Oral, IV
Excretion: Renal
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid
Precautions & Contraindications: Cirrhosis, Asthma, Diabetes, Lupus Erythematosus, Gout, Hypercalcemia, Allergies, Pregnant
Melting Point: 358.5
Possible Side Effects: Nausea, Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Excess Urine Production, Dehydration, Hypoelectrolytemia

Timolol
Drug Class: Anti-adrenergics
Dosage: 10 mg twice/day
Route of Administration: Oral
Excretion: Renal
Phase (solid/liquid): Solid, Liquid
Precautions & Contraindications: Myasthenia Gravis, Heart Failure, Cirrhosis, Hepatitis, Diabetes, Transient Ischemic Attack, Heart Block, Sinus Syndrome, Asthma, Copd, Hyperthyroidism, Allergies, Pregnant, Breastfeeding, Incoming Surgery
Melting Point: 202.5
Possible Side Effects: Dizziness, Tiredness, Heartburn, Headache, Cold Hands, Cold Feet, Difficulty Breathing, Swelling Of The Feet Or Hands, Unusual Weight Gain, Chest Pain, Slow Heartbeat


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