ConsumerLab.com investigated the products on the market. What we found will shock you. Certain generics contain very different ingredients from Toprol XL. And these generics seem to differ from Toprol XL in how they dissolve – which may affect the rate at which they are absorbed in your body.
If you or a loved one uses generic Toprol XL, you need to know how the generics differ. In this Review, you'll get the results of ConsumerLab's investigation. You must subscribe to get the full report in which you'll discover:
In January 2009, the manufacturer of four strengths of generic Metoprolol Succinate ER tablets issued a recall due to manufacturing problems. In August 2008, the U.S. FDA sent a Warning Letter to another manufacturer of Metoprolol Succinate ER tablets regarding violations in manufacturing -- resulting in later recalls but with little public announcement. See the Updates section of the report for more information.