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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 18,050 people who have side effects while taking Lopressor from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,430 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 tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 18,527 Lopressor users)

Chest pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,838 Chest pain patients)

On Feb, 3, 2015: 18,047 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 * :

FemaleMale
Chest pain52.88%47.12%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
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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    In May of last year I was in the hospital being treated for dizziness and high blood pressure. They ran an EKG but didn't discover anything, the hospital put me on 25 mg a day of metroprolol tartrate. I went to a doctor and she switched me to lisinopril for the entire summer and it caused a great deal of adverse effects such as nearly passing out on a daily basis, sick, tired all the time, and really feeling ill all day long. I was switched back to metroprolol tartrate and gradually increased to 200 mg a day. I went to a heart doctor and he put me on xarelto. After being on it for a bout a month, I noticed my legs starting to shake when I am in a particular position. This only started after I started the xarelto. I don't have an appt with my heart doctor till June again. Should I bring this up to my regular doctor? He didn't want to put me on warfarin but I am wondering what to do?
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    I was also given intravenous antibiotics prior to and during surgery. i am wondering if this could have exacerbated Myasthenia Gravis symptoms that are usually controlled by mestinon.
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  • From this study (6 months ago):

  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

    Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
    All the Best,
    K. Peters

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    chris on Jun, 4, 2011:

    i have been taking clonzepam and trazedone and my speech is a very hoarse voice, I am wondering if if my speech problem is from these drugs's side effects.

    Reply

    TwoDimes on Apr, 15, 2012:

    Upon occasion, I, too, have become hoarse and from the use of Klonopin. I was VERY hoarse when I tried to cold turkey off of 4mgs of Klonopin. I am now down to 1.5mgs per day and, still, (as I said, upon occasion, I become hoarse. I am sure that the use of Klonopin is the causative factor. - TwoDimes -

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