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Cartia XT

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0.5  Effectiveness
7.9  Side Effects
3.3  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 17 Cartia XT side effects and 4 Cartia XT benefits.

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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 16.7% 22.2% 33.3% 16.7% 11.1%
Balance/Equilibrium 5.6% 22.2% 50% 11.1% 11.1%
Blood Pressure 5.9% 11.8% 70.6% 11.8% 0%
Breathing 11.1% 27.8% 38.9% 11.1% 11.1%
Confidence 5.9% 5.9% 70.6% 11.8% 5.9%
Coordination/Motor Skills 5.6% 27.8% 50% 5.6% 11.1%
Digestion 5.9% 5.9% 64.7% 11.8% 11.8%
Emotional Well-being 11.1% 22.2% 38.9% 22.2% 5.6%
Energy 31.6% 15.8% 26.3% 15.8% 10.5%
Eyesight 5.6% 22.2% 38.9% 33.3% 0%
Memory 5.6% 16.7% 55.6% 16.7% 5.6%
Mental Clarity 11.1% 11.1% 50% 16.7% 11.1%
Pain 0% 17.6% 52.9% 23.5% 5.9%
Patience 11.8% 11.8% 52.9% 11.8% 11.8%
Sexual Health 11.1% 11.1% 55.6% 11.1% 11.1%
Skin Complexion 5.6% 16.7% 72.2% 5.6% 0%
Sleep 11.1% 16.7% 50% 22.2% 0%
Stress Level 5.6% 22.2% 44.4% 16.7% 11.1%
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Commonly Reported Cartia XT Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Cold Symptoms 62.5% 25% 0% 12.5% 0%
Headache 47.1% 29.4% 11.8% 11.8% 0%
Skin Rash 66.7% 16.7% 16.7% 0% 0%
Loss of Taste 66.7% 0% 22.2% 11.1% 0%
Gas 75% 0% 12.5% 12.5% 0%
Fatigue 38.9% 16.7% 16.7% 16.7% 11.1%
Depression 56.2% 6.2% 18.8% 6.2% 12.5%
Sensitivity to Light 37.5% 25% 37.5% 0% 0%
Asthma 88.9% 0% 11.1% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 50% 0% 37.5% 0% 12.5%
Blurred Vision 54.5% 18.2% 9.1% 9.1% 9.1%
Breathing Difficulties 37.5% 12.5% 25% 25% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 80% 10% 0% 10% 0%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 22.2% 11.1% 22.2% 22.2% 22.2%
Stomach Ache 75% 12.5% 0% 12.5% 0%
Confusion 75% 0% 12.5% 0% 12.5%
Fever 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Constipation 40% 40% 10% 10% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Anxiety 62.5% 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% 0%
Drowsiness 50% 11.1% 22.2% 5.6% 11.1%
Nausea 62.5% 12.5% 18.8% 6.2% 0%
Dizziness 35.3% 35.3% 17.6% 5.9% 5.9%
Eye / Vision Problems 33.3% 33.3% 0% 0% 33.3%
Insomnia 50% 18.8% 12.5% 12.5% 6.2%
Allergic Reaction 85.7% 7.1% 7.1% 0% 0%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 55.6% 0% 22.2% 22.2% 0%
Muscle Cramping 25% 0% 37.5% 37.5% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 88.9% 0% 11.1% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 87.5% 0% 0% 0% 12.5%
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Less Commonly Reported Cartia XT Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Discolored Urine 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Stuffy Nose 22.2% 22.2% 22.2% 22.2% 11.1%
Reduced Libido 80% 0% 0% 0% 20%
Swelling around the Eyes 55.6% 11.1% 11.1% 22.2% 0%
Reproductive System Disorders 80% 0% 0% 20% 0%
Chest Pain 80% 0% 20% 0% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 50% 16.7% 16.7% 16.7% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 66.7% 0% 22.2% 0% 11.1%
Cough 55.6% 11.1% 22.2% 11.1% 0%
Change in Weight 66.7% 0% 13.3% 6.7% 13.3%
Elevated Blood Sugar 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Nervousness 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Heartburn 55.6% 11.1% 0% 22.2% 11.1%
Congestion 60% 20% 20% 0% 0%
Swelling 66.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 16.7% 0% 66.7% 16.7% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 83.3% 0% 0% 0% 16.7%
Change in Skin Coloring 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Swelling of Extremities 50% 33.3% 16.7% 0% 0%
Metallic Taste in Mouth 66.7% 16.7% 0% 16.7% 0%
Back Pain 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Hair Growth 77.8% 0% 11.1% 0% 11.1%
Gout 88.9% 0% 0% 11.1% 0%
Anemia 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 22.2% 11.1% 11.1% 33.3% 22.2%
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 44.4% 22.2% 11.1% 22.2% 0%
Dry Mouth 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 33.3% 0% 66.7% 0% 0%
Fever 83.3% 0% 0% 16.7% 0%
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Episodes since taking Cartia XT
Since taking Cartia XT Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Hospitalization 3.3%
Seizure 3.3%
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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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