Toprol-XL is a beta1-selective blocking agent, found only as extended-release tablets and is orally administered. Toprol-XL has been designed to give a predictable and controlled release of metoprolol for daily administration. The tablets compose some unit system that has metoprolol succinate in a multitude of controlled release pellets. Each pellet acts as a separate medication delivery unit and is intended to deliver metoprolol continuously over the dosage interval.
Toprol XL is used to treat chest pain, heart failure, and high blood pressure. Lowering high blood pressure which helps in preventing kidney problems, strokes, and heart attacks.
Toprol XL works by preventing the action of specific natural chemicals in one’s body that affects blood vessels and the heart. This lowers blood pressure, heart rate, and strain on the heart.