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Metoprolol Succinate vs Metoprolol Tartrate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 54

This is personalized comparison of Metoprolol Succinate vs Metoprolol Tartrate for a male aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Metoprolol succinate (latest outcomes from 18,010 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Metoprolol tartrate (latest outcomes from 40,394 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Oct, 14, 2014: 6,417 male patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Metoprolol Succinate vs Metoprolol Tartrate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male49Irregular heartbeat

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Metoprolol Succinate metoprolol succinatenot specified
Metoprolol Tartrate metoprolol tartratenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 49 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Metoprolol SuccinateMetoprolol Tartrate
Levitra

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metoprolol SuccinateMetoprolol Tartrate
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Chest Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Chest PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DizzinessPyrexia (fever)
PainDizziness
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Vomiting
AnxietyPain

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metoprolol SuccinateMetoprolol Tartrate
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Nervousness
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Abdominal Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Diarrhoea
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DiarrhoeaInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Anxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)
PneumoniaDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Metoprolol Succinate2.73%9.09%39.09%42.73%6.36%
Metoprolol Tartrate1.46%16.06%37.96%40.15%4.38%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Metoprolol Succinate (metoprolol succinate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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