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1 INDICATIONS AND USAGE

Metoprolol tartrate injection is indicated in the treatment of definite or suspected acute myocardial infarction in hemodynamically stable patients to reduce cardiovascular mortality when used in...

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2 DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION

Parenteral drug products should be inspected visually for particulate matter and discoloration prior to administration, whenever solution and container permit.

Initiate treatment in a...

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3 DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS

Injection: 5 mg metoprolol tartrate supplied in 5 mL Carpuject Luer Lock Glass Syringes (no needle) (3)

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4 CONTRAINDICATIONS

Hypersensitivity to metoprolol tartrate and related derivatives, or to any of the excipients; hypersensitivity to other beta-blockers (cross sensitivity between beta-blockers can occur).

Metoprolol...

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5 WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS

5.1 Bradycardia

Bradycardia, including sinus pause, heart block, and cardiac arrest have occurred with the use of Metoprolol tartrate....

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6 ADVERSE REACTIONS

The following adverse reactions are described elsewhere in labeling:

  • Worsening angina or myocardial infarction [see

    6.1 Clinical Trials Experience

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7 DRUG INTERACTIONS

7.1 Catecholamine Depleting Drugs and Monoamine Oxidate (MAO) Inhibitors

Catecholamine depleting drugs (e.g., reserpine) and monoamine oxidase (...

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8 USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS

8.1 Pregnancy

Risk Summary

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10 OVERDOSAGE

Signs and Symptoms - Overdosage of metoprolol may lead to severe bradycardia,...

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11 DESCRIPTION

Metoprolol tartrate injection, USP is a selective beta1-adrenoreceptor blocking agent, available in 5 mL ampuls and 5 mL Carpuject™ sterile cartridge units, for intravenous...

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12 CLINICAL PHARMACOLOGY

12.1 Mechanism of Action

Metoprolol is a beta1-selective (cardioselective) adrenergic receptor blocking agent. This...

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13 NONCLINICAL TOXICOLOGY

13.1 Carcinogenesis, Mutagenesis, Impairment of Fertility

Long-term studies in animals have been conducted to evaluate the carcinogenic...

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14 CLINICAL STUDIES

In a large (1,395 patients randomized), double-blind, placebo-controlled clinical study, metoprolol tartrate was shown to reduce 3-month mortality by 36% in patients with suspected or definite myocardial...

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16 HOW SUPPLIED/STORAGE AND HANDLING

Metoprolol tartrate injection, USP is available as:

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17 PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION

Advise patients (1) to avoid operating automobiles and machinery or engaging in other tasks requiring alertness until the patient's response to therapy with metoprolol tartrate has been...

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