Metoprolol is used for hypertension, chest pain (angina), arrhythmias, heart attack, heart failure and migraine.
How it works
Metoprolol blocks the action of certain chemical messengers on the heart and blood vessels. This effect reduces heartbeat, blood pressure, and strain on the heart following a heart attack.
Common side effects
Nausea, Headache, Fatigue, Dizziness, Palpitations, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Breathlessness, Slow heart rate.