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Cartia XT

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1.8  Effectiveness
7.5  Side Effects
3.6  Holistic Benefits

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Effectiveness of Cartia XT by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Cartia XT, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 20% 20% 33.3% 20% 6.7%
Balance/Equilibrium 6.7% 20% 53.3% 6.7% 13.3%
Blood Pressure 0% 14.3% 78.6% 7.1% 0%
Breathing 0% 26.7% 46.7% 13.3% 13.3%
Confidence 7.1% 0% 71.4% 14.3% 7.1%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 26.7% 53.3% 6.7% 13.3%
Digestion 0% 7.1% 64.3% 14.3% 14.3%
Emotional Well-being 6.7% 20% 40% 26.7% 6.7%
Energy 18.8% 18.8% 31.2% 18.8% 12.5%
Eyesight 6.7% 20% 33.3% 40% 0%
Memory 6.7% 20% 46.7% 20% 6.7%
Mental Clarity 6.7% 13.3% 46.7% 20% 13.3%
Pain 0% 7.1% 57.1% 28.6% 7.1%
Patience 7.1% 14.3% 50% 14.3% 14.3%
Sexual Health 0% 13.3% 60% 13.3% 13.3%
Skin Complexion 0% 20% 73.3% 6.7% 0%
Sleep 6.7% 6.7% 60% 26.7% 0%
Stress Level 0% 20% 46.7% 20% 13.3%
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Commonly Reported Cartia XT Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 90.9% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
Anxiety 62.5% 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% 0%
Asthma 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 54.5% 18.2% 9.1% 9.1% 9.1%
Breathing Difficulties 37.5% 12.5% 25% 25% 0%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 66.7% 0% 16.7% 16.7% 0%
Cold Symptoms 62.5% 25% 0% 12.5% 0%
Confusion 75% 0% 12.5% 0% 12.5%
Constipation 28.6% 42.9% 14.3% 14.3% 0%
Depression 53.8% 7.7% 23.1% 7.7% 7.7%
Diarrhea 87.5% 0% 0% 0% 12.5%
Dizziness 35.7% 35.7% 21.4% 7.1% 0%
Drowsiness 53.3% 13.3% 20% 6.7% 6.7%
Eye / Vision Problems 33.3% 33.3% 0% 0% 33.3%
Fatigue 40% 20% 20% 13.3% 6.7%
Fever 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 75% 0% 12.5% 12.5% 0%
Headache 50% 35.7% 7.1% 7.1% 0%
Insomnia 53.8% 23.1% 7.7% 7.7% 7.7%
Irregular Heartbeat 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 0% 16.7% 16.7% 33.3% 33.3%
Loss of Taste 66.7% 0% 16.7% 16.7% 0%
Mood Swings 50% 0% 37.5% 0% 12.5%
Muscle Cramping 25% 0% 37.5% 37.5% 0%
Nausea 69.2% 15.4% 15.4% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 37.5% 25% 37.5% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 80% 10% 0% 10% 0%
Skin Rash 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 75% 12.5% 0% 12.5% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Cartia XT Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 33.3% 33.3% 0% 33.3% 0%
Back Pain 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 33.3% 0% 66.7% 0% 0%
Change in Skin Coloring 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 66.7% 0% 8.3% 8.3% 16.7%
Chest Pain 80% 0% 20% 0% 0%
Congestion 60% 20% 20% 0% 0%
Cough 50% 0% 33.3% 16.7% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 66.7% 0% 33.3% 0% 0%
Discolored Urine 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Dry Mouth 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Elevated Blood Sugar 71.4% 28.6% 0% 0% 0%
Fever 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
Gout 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
Hair Growth 66.7% 0% 16.7% 0% 16.7%
Heartburn 66.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 33.3% 0% 66.7% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 66.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 0% 16.7% 16.7% 50% 16.7%
Nervousness 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Reproductive System Disorders 80% 0% 0% 20% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 50% 16.7% 16.7% 16.7% 0%
Stuffy Nose 16.7% 16.7% 33.3% 16.7% 16.7%
Swelling 66.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7% 0%
Swelling around the Eyes 50% 16.7% 16.7% 16.7% 0%
Swelling of Extremities 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Cartia XT
Since taking Cartia XT Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Hospitalization 4%
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User Comments about Cartia XT
16 Oct 2015 I have gout flare ups , some time very severe
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11 Jun 2015 This drug is horrible! It feels like my chest is being eaten alive from the inside! I have bad acid reflux, dizziness, muscle pain and weakness, extreme fatigue, shortness of breath and blurry vision. does anyone know about an alternative?
   —Posted by jcs
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24 Sep 2015 Hi, Same here, weakness, fatigue and shortness, just not feeling myself. Was told to take it at night but still having problems... Hate this drug.... I was put on it for svt and found out that I had wpw had ablation done two weeks ago it was corrected. Waiting for follow up so I can get off this drug. Again this is a bad drug!!! totally agree! Hope you are feeling better!
   —Posted by pattlb
21 Dec 2014 I am hoping to find a substitute that will work without all the side effects. I notice they are getting worse every year.
   —Posted by L Hicksville, NY
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19 Jun 2014 Haven't taken it for very long but no major side effects. MD replaced metoprolol with this after having major intestinal distress on metoprolol. Not working very well at lowing blood pressure and heart rate yet....Metoprolol did work well but the side effects were too much
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10 Sep 2011 I quit taking completly. Awful medicine...thought it was going to kill me
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