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Review: could Lopressor cause Chest pain?

Summary: Chest pain is found among people who take Lopressor, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 18,051 people who have side effects while taking Lopressor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,433 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Lopressor has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 18,528 Lopressor users)

Chest pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,865 Chest pain patients)

On Apr, 13, 2015: 18,050 people reported to have side effects when taking Lopressor. Among them, 1,433 people (7.94%) have Chest Pain.

Trend of Chest pain in Lopressor reports

Time on Lopressor when people have Chest pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Chest pain8.77%33.33%1.75%8.77%35.09%5.26%7.02%

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

Chest pain52.88%47.12%

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

Chest pain0.07%0.00%0.00%0.87%4.73%14.93%27.82%51.57%

Severity of Chest pain when taking Lopressor ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Chest pain0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Chest pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Chest pain0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (160 people, 11.17%)
  2. Pain (90 people, 6.28%)
  3. Anxiety (69 people, 4.82%)
  4. Depression (62 people, 4.33%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (58 people, 4.05%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (609 people, 42.50%)
  2. Lasix (392 people, 27.36%)
  3. Plavix (348 people, 24.28%)
  4. Lipitor (313 people, 21.84%)
  5. Vioxx (299 people, 20.87%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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