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Metoprolol

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7.6  Effectiveness
3.5  Side Effects
5.8  Holistic Benefits

RateADrug users have reported 4 Metoprolol side effects and 2 Metoprolol benefits.

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Effectiveness of Metoprolol by Condition
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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Metoprolol, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 2.8% 0% 91.7% 2.8% 2.8%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 8.3% 75% 16.7% 0%
Blood Pressure 8.3% 11.1% 55.6% 19.4% 5.6%
Breathing 0% 0% 91.7% 5.6% 2.8%
Confidence 0% 2.8% 91.7% 2.8% 2.8%
Coordination/Motor Skills 5.6% 0% 77.8% 16.7% 0%
Digestion 0% 2.8% 94.4% 2.8% 0%
Emotional Well-being 2.8% 0% 86.1% 8.3% 2.8%
Energy 8.3% 5.6% 75% 8.3% 2.8%
Eyesight 0% 5.6% 88.9% 2.8% 2.8%
Memory 0% 8.3% 75% 13.9% 2.8%
Mental Clarity 2.8% 2.8% 80.6% 8.3% 5.6%
Pain 0% 5.6% 83.3% 8.3% 2.8%
Patience 2.8% 2.8% 83.3% 8.3% 2.8%
Sexual Health 0% 0% 94.4% 5.6% 0%
Skin Complexion 0% 2.8% 97.2% 0% 0%
Sleep 2.8% 0% 80.6% 8.3% 8.3%
Stress Level 0% 5.6% 83.3% 11.1% 0%
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Commonly Reported Metoprolol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 94.4% 5.6% 0% 0% 0%
Anxiety 75% 8.3% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Asthma 96.9% 3.1% 0% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Hands and/or Feet 75% 6.2% 9.4% 9.4% 0%
Cold Symptoms 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Confusion 75% 16.7% 8.3% 0% 0%
Constipation 95.7% 4.3% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 94.4% 2.8% 0% 2.8% 0%
Diarrhea 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Dizziness 77.8% 19.4% 2.8% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 80% 11.4% 5.7% 0% 2.9%
Eye / Vision Problems 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% 0% 0%
Fatigue 66.7% 13.9% 5.6% 8.3% 5.6%
Fever 91.7% 8.3% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 66.7% 8.3% 16.7% 8.3% 0%
Headache 83.3% 5.6% 8.3% 2.8% 0%
Insomnia 88.6% 2.9% 5.7% 0% 2.9%
Irregular Heartbeat 84.6% 7.7% 0% 0% 7.7%
Leg and/or Foot Cramping 87.5% 3.1% 6.2% 0% 3.1%
Loss of Taste 87.5% 9.4% 3.1% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 83.3% 0% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Muscle Cramping 58.3% 25% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Muscle Fatigue 0% 100% 0% 0% 0%
Nausea 94.4% 0% 5.6% 0% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 83.3% 0% 8.3% 8.3% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 84.6% 0% 15.4% 0% 0%
Skin Rash 87% 8.7% 4.3% 0% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 84.4% 9.4% 3.1% 3.1% 0%
Stomach Ache 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Metoprolol Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Abnormal / Vivid Dreams 93.8% 0% 6.2% 0% 0%
Anemia 95.7% 4.3% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 85.7% 8.6% 2.9% 2.9% 0%
Chest Pain 75% 0% 25% 0% 0%
Cough 84.4% 9.4% 0% 6.2% 0%
Decrease in Blood Pressure 75% 6.2% 18.8% 0% 0%
Elevated Blood Sugar 93.8% 3.1% 3.1% 0% 0%
Gout 96.9% 0% 3.1% 0% 0%
Hair Growth 96.9% 3.1% 0% 0% 0%
Heartburn 84.4% 12.5% 3.1% 0% 0%
Irregular Heartbeat 91.3% 0% 4.3% 4.3% 0%
Muscle / Joint Pain 87.5% 3.1% 9.4% 0% 0%
Slow Heartbeat 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Stuffy Nose 84.4% 9.4% 3.1% 3.1% 0%
Swelling 75% 0% 0% 25% 0%
Swelling around the Eyes 96.9% 3.1% 0% 0% 0%
Swelling of Extremities 95.7% 4.3% 0% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Metoprolol
Since taking Metoprolol Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 6.1%
Heart attack 1.5%
Hospitalization 4.5%
Stroke 1.5%
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06 Dec 2011 BLOOD PRESSURE DROPPED RAPIDLY
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15 Jul 2010 This medication has helped ease my nausea and upset stomach.
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02 Jun 2010 Metoprolol has been the most effective blood pressure medication in lowering blood pressure. At first, I started it at 100mg twice a day and slowly this medication help in adjusting my blood pressure that it was reduced to half the dosage 6 months later. Now, I am
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30 May 2010 My blood pressure is not that high but I think my doctor prescribed this medication as a precautiong and so far I like how my blood pressure has been staying in range.
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29 May 2010 this medicine is good because it stops me from feeling my skipped beats and has stopped my tachacardia but this with the other medicines that I am taking makes me very sleepy and fatigued. I cant make it up until 6:00 without taking a nap and then it is very difficult for me to get up.
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