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Product Review

Toprol XL vs. Generic Metoprolol Succinate Extended-release (ER) Tablets Review Article

Choose the Best Blood Pressure Medication. Find Out Why Some Generic Blood Pressure Medications Are Not the Same as the Original & May Increase Blood Pressure or Have Other Disturbing Side Effects.

Toprol vs Generic Metoprolol

News Release

March 17, 2008

As problems surface, and the people's pharmacy ask FDA to disclose differences between generic and original drugs

WHITE PLAINS, NEW YORK AND DURHAM, NORTH CAROLINA — MARCH 17, 2008 — An investigation by ConsumerLab.

Recalls & Warnings

December 26, 2008

Generic Manufacturer Suspends Production of All Tablets -- Including Generic Metoprolol Succinate ER

On December 23, 2008, KV Pharmaceutical advised the FDA that it voluntarily suspended all shipments of all of its FDA approved drug products in tablet form, including Metoprolol Succinate ER 100 mg and 200 mg products. [See related Drug Investigation of Metoprolol Succinate ER.

Recalls & Warnings

January 30, 2009

Generic Toprol XL (Metoprolol Succinate ER) Recalled Along with 60 Other Drugs

On January 28, 2009, ETHEX Corporation, a subsidiary of KV Pharmaceutical, announced a nationwide recall at the retail level of all strengths of Metoprolol Succinate ER tablets (25 mg, 50 mg, 100 mg and 200 mg).