Lopressor and Chest pain - from FDA reports


Summary

Chest pain is found among people who take Lopressor, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Activase, and have Acute myocardial infarction . We study 2,148 people who have side effects while taking Lopressor from FDA. Among them, 96 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Lopressor

Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol fumarate. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter. (latest outcomes from Lopressor 2,202 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 195,967 Chest pain patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

2,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Lopressor.
Among them, 96 people (4.47%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lopressor cause Chest pain?

Time on Lopressor when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Lopressor *:

  • female: 41.94 %
  • male: 58.06 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Lopressor *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.05 %
  • 40-49: 17.57 %
  • 50-59: 20.27 %
  • 60+: 58.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acute Myocardial Infarction (17 people, 17.71%)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people, 15.62%)
  • Pain (12 people, 12.50%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (10 people, 10.42%)
  • Heart Attack (7 people, 7.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Activase (23 people, 23.96%)
  • Lasix (20 people, 20.83%)
  • Lipitor (16 people, 16.67%)
  • Heparin (14 people, 14.58%)
  • Plavix (13 people, 13.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (27 people, 28.12%)
  • Weakness (17 people, 17.71%)
  • Pain (16 people, 16.67%)
  • Nausea (15 people, 15.62%)
  • Fatigue (15 people, 15.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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