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Review: taking Metoprolol Tartrate and Amiodarone together

Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Metoprolol Tartrate and Amiodarone together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metoprolol Tartrate and Amiodarone. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,166 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

 

 

 

 

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What are the drugs

Metoprolol tartrate has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 40,438 Metoprolol tartrate users)

Amiodarone hydrochloride has active ingredients of amiodarone hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from 2,833 Amiodarone hydrochloride users)

On Jan, 3, 2015: 2,166 people who take Metoprolol Tartrate, Amiodarone Hydrochloride are studied

Metoprolol Tartrate, Amiodarone Hydrochloride outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate)
- Amiodarone Hydrochloride (amiodarone hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Metoprolol Tartrate is effective40.00%
(2 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 5 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
16.67%
(1 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
66.67%
(2 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Amiodarone Hydrochloride is effective25.00%
(2 of 8 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
57.14%
(4 of 7 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Renal FailureRhabdomyolysisCondition AggravatedPainRenal FailureDisseminated Intravascular CoagulationMuscle NecrosisPain
PainFatigueAlopeciaSkin UlcerBradycardiaConcomitant Disease ProgressionAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedAtrial Fibrillation
InjuryUrinary Tract InfectionCardiac FailureHypotensionDizzinessCardiac FailureDermatomyositisRenal Failure
AnxietyDehydrationDyspnoeaMusculoskeletal StiffnessPericardial EffusionBlood Ph IncreasedFungal InfectionAnxiety
FearDyspnoeaAnxietyGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationHeadacheMulti-organ FailureRhabdomyolysisInjury
Emotional DistressAtrial FibrillationLung DisorderSkin FragilityAngina PectorisOedemaAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedDyspnoea
Renal InjuryRenal FailureEczemaDry SkinInjuryVentricular TachycardiaBlood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone AbnormalCardiac Failure Congestive
Multi-organ FailureDizzinessLeukocytosisMuscle TightnessPainVentricular FibrillationBlood Thyroid Stimulating Hormone IncreasedAsthenia
DeathBradycardiaPneumoniaHypoaesthesiaDyspnoeaPneumonitisDizzinessEmotional Distress
AnhedoniaHeart Rate DecreasedRenal InsufficiencyOedema PeripheralBlood Pressure IncreasedBlood Ph DecreasedErythemaNausea

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Metoprolol Tartrate is effective37.50%
(3 of 8 people)
21.05%
(4 of 19 people)
Amiodarone Hydrochloride is effective50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
27.78%
(5 of 18 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
PainPain
Atrial FibrillationRenal Failure
Cardiac Failure CongestiveAtrial Fibrillation
AnxietyAnxiety
AstheniaInjury
InjuryEmotional Distress
DyspnoeaDyspnoea
Renal FailureHypotension
NauseaFear
Renal Failure AcuteNausea

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Metoprolol Tartrate is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
21.21%
(7 of 33 people)
Amiodarone Hydrochloride is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
25.00%
(8 of 32 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pharyngolaryngeal Painn/aLiver Function Tests Nos AbnormalRenal FailureCardiogenic ShockRenal FailurePainPain
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedHepatic NecrosisAtrial FibrillationConfusional StateAtrial FibrillationRenal FailureAtrial Fibrillation
Enteritis NecroticansAcute Circulatory FailureMassHypotensionPainAnxietyRenal Failure
PancytopeniaMulti-organ FailureRenal FailureCardiac ArrestInjuryAnxiety
Lip SwellingCardiac Failure CongestiveCardiac ArrestVentricular FibrillationAtrial FibrillationInjury
Blood Pressure DecreasedCholecystitisPainArrhythmiaDyspnoeaCardiac Failure Congestive
DysphagiaCerebral IschaemiaMultiple Drug OverdoseHypertensionOedema PeripheralDyspnoea
GlossodyniaHair Growth AbnormalDyspnoeaHypotensionEmotional DistressEmotional Distress
Atrial FibrillationInfertilityCompleted SuicideDizzinessAstheniaAsthenia
InsomniaOedema PeripheralRashNauseaNausea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Should call my doctor
    I have been on the above drugs three days. Tody I have 100 degree fever and a cough the often results in a cough head ache. I also have a post nasal drip.
  • Nose bleeds after meningioma surgery(post 11 months)
    I have been experiencing bloody nose, 3 in the last week. 2014 I had a meningioma removed, never experienced any bloody noses until now, I know it is dry because of winter, but there us no warning, it lasts for 20 min then it is gone no dizziness, I do have vertigo- slight case
  • Can eating cannabis edibles cause a-flutter and a shigella infection?
    It turned out to be food poisoning and I spent 10 nights in the hospital - 2 in the ICU. Is it possible that eating a cannabis edible caused the food poisoning and the A-Fib/flutter? They were going to do a spinal tap because of the headache thinking I might have meningitis. I'm confused at what really happened and why I got so sick. They put me in the ICU when my blood pressure dropped to 70/40. I guess I want to know if the cannabis could cause my shigella bacterial infection or if that was different from my heart issues.
  • Among those having had a previous tia or stroke; what percentage had another such incident while take uloric?
    Have written more details just a few minutes ago. Wasn't sure I made my question clear.
  • Is valerian safe to take with the rx drugs below?
    As a man in his late seventies I have sleep interruption issues, including length of sleep (only 4-6hrs.) as well as quality of that sleep. Having been apprised of the dangers of OTC as well as Rx meds increasing risk of dementia, I am researching natural supplement alternatives such as low dose, sublingual Melatonin, Valerian and Chamomile tea. QUESTION: Danger of Contraindication with above Rx drugs.

More questions for: Amiodarone Hydrochloride, Metoprolol Tartrate

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    I guess I fit the profile of who gets excessive sweating from HCTZ. I am a 65 year old female and suffered from excessive sweating for two years. With just very little exertion, I would pour sweat from the top of my head. It would run into my face and all over my hair. My hair would be ringing wet. I had heavy perspiration in the groin area and down my back also. I had to change clothing 2-3 times a day and wash up or shower that many times also. The doctor tried changing my Cymbalta and put me on Wellbutrin instead. It did absolutely no good. I went off the wellbutrin and back onto the Cymbalta. I did some research and saw that HCTZ could cause excessive sweating. Both my doctor and my pharmacist said that they had never heard of that. I went off the HCTZ, and my sweating stopped almost immediately. My doctor and my pharmacist were very surprised. I'm one of those people who frequently have different reactions to drugs than are typical. If you're having excessive perspiration and are on HCTZ, try going off of it. It just may be the culprit!
  • Hydrochlorothiazide made me pour sweat
    Hydroclorothiazide made me absolutely pour sweat for two years. My doctors could not find out what was causing the problem. It took little exertion for me to start dripping sweat. My hair would be absolutely soaked...especially in the summer, but if I was cleaning house in the winter also. I finally did my own research and proposed to my doctor that HCTZ was the problem. He did not agree with me, but agreed to let me go off of it for a short time. The profuse sweating stopped almost immediately.
  • Metoprolol tartate* bad side effects
    This drug caused me to gain 25 pounds, it caused depression, exhaustion, vivid dreams, joint pain, personality changes, I walk/jog frequently and could no longer jog at all. At one point I had vision problems, things would "jump" so badly that I couldn't drive (I am not sure what that was, they said whatever it was it was not my eyes. Confusion, memory problems. I think my infrequent SVTs were made worse. It made my life a living hell. My children finally said that if I didn't do something they would! I found a new Dr. and I was taken off of it and a review of all my original cardiac tests came back totally normal and I didn't need it anyway. And the only way I would ever take this medicine is if it were a last resort. There are other drugs that would have worked that have a lot less side effects. A cardiac nurse told me that Metoprolol is one of the worst for side effects. My husband has serious heart issues and was put on this med..I have noticed a lot of the same changes in him and I will work to have them change his medication also.
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    Carvedilol caused renal failure, edema, coughing, panic-inducing painful allergic skin rashes, necrosis, healing took weeks where it had taken a day or less. Unable to walk up or odnw stairs unaided. Fell a lot Vision blurred, especially at night and when seeking perspective : driving.

    Warfarin made me feel like my body was made up of burdens foreign matter. Contraindicated diet was a blow to my post-domestic-violence, with sexual assaults, fragile ego, and capped the hopelessness triune of impacts.

    Metoprolol has caused awful heartburn since the first dose, with bloating and gas. Heartburn begins 12hrs after eating, very late at night. It keeps me from most activities. Very painful. Digestive upset I thought was from IV radiation / imaging seems to be metoprolol's doing.
  • Ear popping and swishing
    I had been taking blood thinners and 81 mgs. aspirin for about a year after heart surgery. I then stopped taking the blood thinner and my cardiologist recommended and adult aspirin (325mgs.)

    a few days later I started to experience a popping and swishing in my ears along with waves of dizziness. This happened most often when I bent over but could also happen when I was just sitting. I hoped these symptoms would go away in time as I really wanted to take the aspirin. It didn't get better so I discussed it with my cardiologist who told me to go back to the baby aspirin (81mgs.) The condition improved dramatically within a week but did not resolve completely. Over the past 5 months it is slowly improving until I now only have the popping/swishing/dizzy occasionally. I am hoping the problem will completely resolve in time.

More reviews for: Amiodarone Hydrochloride, Metoprolol Tartrate

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • normal blood pressure without medication
    shortness of breath only bending over
    successful mitral valve repair 6 months ago
    no prior medical history

    Reply

  • From this study (5 months ago):

  • just on drugs , concerned about side effects. ICD has been inserted recently

    Reply

  • From this study (12 months ago):

  • I have had severe short term memory loss since taking Gabepentin and it seemed to have worsened since taking the other two drugs.

    Reply

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On eHealthMe, Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Amiodarone Hydrochloride (amiodarone hydrochloride) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. 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.

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