Review: could Metoprolol Succinate cause Abdominal Pain?


Abdominal pain is found among people who take Metoprolol Succinate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 17,484 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol succinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 433 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.

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Metoprolol Succinate

Metoprolol succinate has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Metoprolol succinate 18,902 users)

Abdominal Pain

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with rashes, abdominal pain upper, weakness, diarrhea, chest pain (latest reports from 93,309 Abdominal pain patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

17,484 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol Succinate.
Among them, 433 people (2.48%) have Abdominal Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol succinate cause Abdominal pain?

Time on Metoprolol Succinate when people have Abdominal Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 24 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Abdominal Pain when taking Metoprolol Succinate *:

  • female: 56.31 %
  • male: 43.69 %

Age of people who have Abdominal Pain when taking Metoprolol Succinate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.01 %
  • 30-39: 7.74 %
  • 40-49: 10.32 %
  • 50-59: 26.65 %
  • 60+: 53.3 %

Severity if Abdominal Pain when taking Metoprolol Succinate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 69.23 %
  • severe: 23.08 %
  • most severe: 7.69 %

How people recovered from Abdominal Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 11.11 %
  • not yet: 88.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (81 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (31 people)
  • Pain (27 people)
  • Hypothyroidism (24 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (20 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (109 people)
  • Lisinopril (79 people)
  • Omeprazole (63 people)
  • Lasix (53 people)
  • Lipitor (49 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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