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There are several warnings and precautions with metoprolol tartrate to be aware of. For example, the drug may cause extreme low blood pressure and/or a slow heart rate. Also, metoprolol tartrate can potentially interact with a number of other medicines, so it is important to let your healthcare provider know about all of the drugs you're taking. People who should avoid this medication include those who have serious heart failure or certain types of irregular heart rhythms.

Metoprolol Tartrate: What Should I Tell My Healthcare Provider?

You should talk with your healthcare provider prior to taking metoprolol tartrate (Lopressor®) if you have:
 
Also, let your healthcare provider know if you:
 
You should also tell your healthcare provider about all other medicines you may be currently taking, including prescription and non-prescription medicines, antacids, vitamins, and herbal supplements.
 
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