Lopressor, or Metoprolol, is a highly effective treatment of hypertension belonging to the class of beta blockers. Its working effect is slowing the heart rate and then relaxing the blood vessels in order to make the heart beat and pump normal. Its active agent is hydrochlororothiazide that helps to prevent human body from absorbing too much salt. Lopressor is a beta-blocker that affects the heart and blood circulation.
At the market, Generic Lopressor is also sold as Seloken, Metoprolol, Corvitol, Minax, Toprol.
Lopressor® is a trademark belonging to Novartis Pharmaceuticals.