Metoprolol and diphenhydrAMINE may have additive effects in lowering your blood pressure. You may experience headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, fainting, and/or changes in pulse or heart rate.
Can you take an antihistamine with a beta blocker?
There are no listed interactions between most beta-blockers and antihistamines. The exception to this is the beta-blocker sotalol, which can interact with some antihistamines and cause arrhythmias (heart rhythm problems) and so should be avoided for people arrhythmias.
What medications should not be taken with metoprolol?
There are 19 disease interactions with metoprolol which include:
- bradyarrhythmia/AV block.
- cardiogenic shock/hypotension.
- ischemic heart disease.
Can you take Claritin while taking metoprolol?
No interactions were found between loratadine and Metoprolol Succinate ER. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Are there any food interactions with metoprolol?
Metoprolol Interactions with Food and Herbs
Potassium Rich Foods: Metoprolol is a beta blocker which increases the potassium level in the blood. Potassium-rich foods like meat, milk, bananas and sweet potatoes when taken with beta blockers can result in high blood potassium levels.
Can you eat bananas with beta blockers?
Too much potassium can lead to erratic heart rhythm and kidney failure. If you are taking a beta-blocker, your health care provider may recommend that you limit your consumption of bananas and other high potassium foods including papaya, tomato, avocado and kale.
What medications should not be taken with beta blockers?
While taking beta-blockers, avoid products with caffeine and alcohol. Don’t take cold medicines, antihistamines, or antacids that have aluminum in them. Mayo Clinic: “High blood pressure (hypertension): Beta blockers.” American Heart Association: “Types of Blood Pressure Medications.”
What are the long term side effects of metoprolol?
The more common side effects that can occur with metoprolol include:
- breathing problems such as shortness of breath, cough, and wheezing.
- bradycardia (heart rate that’s slower than normal)
- reduced interest in sex.
Is 50 mg of metoprolol too much?
The dose is usually 1 milligram (mg) per kilogram (kg) of body weight once a day. The first dose should not be more than 50 mg once a day. Your doctor may adjust your dose as needed.
Is it OK to take metoprolol at night?
Metoprolol slows down your heart rate and makes it easier for your heart to pump blood around your body. Your very first dose of metoprolol may make you feel dizzy, so take it at bedtime.
Can I take allergy medicine with metoprolol?
No interactions were found between Allergy Relief and metoprolol.
Does Claritin cause anxiety?
Does Claritin-D cause anxiety? Nervousness and excitability are possible side effects associated with Claritin due to the stimulant effects of pseudoephedrine. Talk to your doctor if you experience any side effects such as severe dizziness or restlessness.
Can you take two Claritin?
Do not take 2 antihistamines together unless recommended by your doctor.
Can I eat bananas with metoprolol?
Since Metoprolol Tartrate is a beta-blocker, your doctor may recommend that you limit foods that are traditionally high in potassium like bananas, tomato, avocado, kale, and papaya.
Can you take vitamin D with metoprolol?
No interactions were found between metoprolol and Vitamin D3. This does not necessarily mean no interactions exist. Always consult your healthcare provider.
Is metoprolol hard on the kidneys?
beta-blockers are potent antihypertensive agents but differ in their hemodynamic effects on renal function. The cardioselective beta-blockers such as atenolol and metoprolol are known to retard the progression of renal diseases, but to a lesser degree compared with blockers of the renin-angiotensin-aldosterone system.