how to handle drug shortages and avoid mix-ups with alternatives

The metoprolol shortage raises questions on how to handle drug shortages and avoid mix-ups with alternatives.

Generics for Toprol-XL (metoprolol succinate EXTENDED-release) will continue to be in very short supply due to manufacturing problems.

You can still get the brand of this heart med in limited amounts, but patients and payors are balking at the higher cost.

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