If you do not take your metoprolol succinate as scheduled, take your missed dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next scheduled dose, skip the missed one and continue with normal dosing. Never take a double dose.
Generic Metoprolol Succinate
Metoprolol succinate is available as a generic medicine (see Generic Toprol-XL for more information).
Who Makes the Drug?
Brand-name metoprolol succinate (Toprol-XL) is manufactured by AstraZeneca Pharmaceuticals. Generic versions are made by various manufacturers (see Generic Toprol-XL for more information).
Metoprolol succinate comes in a number of strengths, including:
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