Toprol

Generic blood-pressure drug in short supply

Friday, February 20th, 2009

Patients seeking a common blood-pressure medicine are finding shortages of the generic version at some area pharmacies. The generic version of Toprol XL (metoprolol), a time-released beta blocker, has been in short supply in recent weeks after recalls by two producers. Beta blockers are used primarily by cardiac patients to control blood pressure and the rate […]