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Review: Metoprolol Tartrate and Simvastatin

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Metoprolol Tartrate and Simvastatin. It is created by eHealthMe based on 8,929 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 8,929 people who reported to have interactions when taking Metoprolol Tartrate, Simvastatin are studied

Trend of Metoprolol Tartrate, Simvastatin's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (5470725)

Drug combinations in study:
- Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate)
- Simvastatin (simvastatin)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Metoprolol Tartrate, Simvastatin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)2,886
Anxiety2,789
Pain2,602
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)2,568
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)2,143
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,914
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,696
Dizziness1,449
Injury1,410
Cardiac Failure Congestive1,360

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Metoprolol Tartrate, Simvastatin:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)134
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)126
Anxiety94
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)80
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)79
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)62
Dizziness59
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)58
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)52
Cardiac Failure Congestive48

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Metoprolol Tartrate0.00%13.56%49.15%30.51%6.78%
Simvastatin5.66%15.09%30.19%41.51%7.55%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Diabetes mellitus
  3. Blood cholesterol increased
  4. Atrial fibrillation
  5. Pain

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin
  2. Zocor
  3. Lopressor
  4. Lisinopril
  5. Plavix

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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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  • very seldom had headaches before heart attack and now have bad headaches every day. The new meds I'm taking are Lisinopril 10 mg 1/2 tab at breakfast, glucotrol 5 mg 1 at breakfast and metoprolol tartrate 25 mg 1/2 tab twice a day.

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