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Review: Toprol-xl and Cardizem Cd

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Toprol-xl and Cardizem Cd. It is created by eHealthMe based on 2,847 people who take the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 6, 2014: 2,847 people who reported to have interactions when taking Toprol-xl, Cardizem Cd are studied

Trend of Toprol-xl, Cardizem Cd's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (4439924)

Drug combinations in study:
- Toprol-xl (metoprolol succinate)
- Cardizem Cd (diltiazem hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Toprol-xl, Cardizem Cd:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)1,571
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,482
Anxiety1,421
Asthenia (weakness)1,141
Pain1,030
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)870
Dizziness821
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)710
Cardiac Failure Congestive662
Injury636

Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Toprol-xl, Cardizem Cd:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
InteractionNumber of reports
Anxiety64
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)36
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)21
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)19
Dizziness19
Pneumonia18
Cardiac Disorder18
Pain18
Depression16
Nephrogenic Systemic Fibrosis (involves fibrosis of skin, joints, eyes due to kidney disease)14

How effective are the drugs:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Toprol-xl28.57%42.86%0.00%14.29%14.29%
Cardizem Cd0.00%33.33%66.67%0.00%0.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension
  2. Atrial fibrillation
  3. Cardiac disorder
  4. Blood cholesterol increased
  5. Pain

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Heparin sodium injection
  2. Aspirin
  3. Digoxin
  4. Lasix
  5. Coumadin

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Toprol-xl (metoprolol succinate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Cardizem Cd (diltiazem hydrochloride) 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.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Just a slight cough, non-productive, involuntary

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Why so many medications especially when some have major drug interactions when combined? Not to mention, I'm still having trouble keeping my blood pressure normal and my heart rate also.

    Reply

  • From this study (7 months ago):

  • My husband was given all these drugs, some two or three times each, within 25 total hours . He went to the hospital for pnemonia.. which was wrong not the case... he was in no way an emergency situation untill over zealous doctors over medicated him and he died.

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