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FDA Article Code: 34089-3
Metoprolol tartrate, USP, is a selective beta
1-adrenoreceptor blocking agent, available as 50 mg and 100 mg tablets for oral administration. Metoprolol tartrate, USP is (±)-1-(Isopropylamino)-3-[
p-(2-methoxyethyl)phenoxy]-2-propanol L-(+)-tartrate (2:1) salt, and its structural formula is:
Metoprolol tartrate, USP is a white, practically odorless, crystalline powder with a molecular weight of 684.82. It is very soluble in water; freely soluble in methylene chloride, in chloroform, and in alcohol; slightly soluble in acetone; and insoluble in ether.
Inactive Ingredients: Tablets contain lactose anhydrous, microcrystalline cellulose, sodium starch glycolate, talc, povidone, magnesium stearate, hydroxypropyl methylcellulose, titanium dioxide, polyethylene glycol, and polysorbate 80. The 50 mg dosage strength also contains D&C Red No. 30 aluminum lake and the 100 mg dosage strength also contains FD&C Blue No. 2 aluminum lake.
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FDA Article Code: 34069-5
Metoprolol Tartrate Tablets, USP 50 mg – round, scored pink tablets embossed with
Watson 462, supplied in bottles of 6 tablets.
Store at 20° to 25°C (68° to 77°F) [See USP Controlled Room Temperature]. Protect from moisture.
Do not store above 30°C (86°F).
Dispense in a tight, light-resistant container (USP).
To report SUSPECTED ADVERSE REACTIONS, contact FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088 or www.fda.gov/medwatch
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FDA Article Code: 51945-4