HIGHLIGHTS OF PRESCRIBING INFORMATION
These highlights do not include all the information needed to use METOPROLOL TARTRATE INJECTION safely and effectively. See full prescribing information for METOPROLOL TARTRATE INJECTION.
METOPROLOL TARTRATE Injection, for intravenous use
Initial U.S. Approval: 1978
INDICATIONS AND USAGE
Metoprolol tartrate is a beta-adrenergic receptor inhibitor indicated for the treatment of definite or suspected acute myocardial infarction in hemodynamically stable patients to reduce cardiovascular mortality when used in conjunction with oral metoprolol maintenance therapy. (1)
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION
DOSAGE FORMS AND STRENGTHS
Injection: 5 mg metoprolol tartrate supplied in 5 mL ampules. (3)
WARNINGS AND PRECAUTIONS
To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact Hospira, Inc. at 1-800-441-4100, or FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch.
USE IN SPECIFIC POPULATIONS
See 17 for PATIENT COUNSELING INFORMATION.