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METOPROLOL

 Dictionary entry overview: What does metoprolol mean? 

METOPROLOL (noun)
  The noun METOPROLOL has 1 sense:

1. beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)

  Familiarity information: METOPROLOL used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


METOPROLOL (noun)


Sense 1metoprolol [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

Beta blocker (trade name Lopressor) used in treating hypertension and angina and arrhythmia and acute myocardial infarction; has adverse side effects (depression and exacerbation of congestive heart failure etc.)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

Lopressor; metoprolol

Hypernyms ("metoprolol" is a kind of...):

beta blocker; beta-adrenergic blocker; beta-adrenergic blocking agent (any of various drugs used in treating hypertension or arrhythmia; decreases force and rate of heart contractions by blocking beta-adrenergic receptors of the autonomic nervous system)


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