Who should not take METIPRANOLOL?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • overactive thyroid gland
  • diabetes
  • myasthenia gravis, a skeletal muscle disorder
  • complete heart block
  • second degree atrioventricular heart block
  • sinus bradycardia
  • chronic heart failure
  • sudden and serious symptoms of heart failure called acute decompensated heart failure
  • chronic bronchitis
  • emphysema
  • asthma
  • worsening of debilitating chronic lung disease called COPD
  • blood circulation failure due to serious heart condition
  • pregnancy
  • brain blood flow problem
  • chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
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