Metoprolol succinate and Headache - from FDA reports


Summary

Headache is found among people who take Metoprolol Succinate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 21,757 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol succinate from FDA. Among them, 847 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache 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 23,372 users)

Headache

Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, depression, pain (latest reports from 306,239 Headache patients).

On Feb, 18, 2017

21,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol Succinate.
Among them, 847 people (3.89%) have Headache


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol succinate cause Headache?

Time on Metoprolol Succinate when people have Headache *:

  • < 1 month: 43.1 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 24.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.62 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.34 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Headache when taking Metoprolol Succinate *:

  • female: 65.91 %
  • male: 34.09 %

Age of people who have Headache when taking Metoprolol Succinate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 1.9 %
  • 30-39: 4.96 %
  • 40-49: 13.7 %
  • 50-59: 22.45 %
  • 60+: 56.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (188 people, 22.20%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (78 people, 9.21%)
  • Pain (46 people, 5.43%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (43 people, 5.08%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (40 people, 4.72%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (112 people, 13.22%)
  • Lisinopril (74 people, 8.74%)
  • Lipitor (70 people, 8.26%)
  • Simvastatin (63 people, 7.44%)
  • Omeprazole (60 people, 7.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (226 people, 26.68%)
  • Dizziness (187 people, 22.08%)
  • Fatigue (180 people, 21.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (178 people, 21.02%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (131 people, 15.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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