Metoprolol succinate and Muscle spasms - from FDA reports


Summary

Muscle spasms 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, 327 have Muscle spasms. Find out below who they are, when they have Muscle spasms 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 23,376 users)

Muscle Spasms

Muscle spasms (muscle contraction) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 105,120 Muscle spasms patients).

On Feb, 01, 2017

21,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol Succinate.
Among them, 327 people (1.5%) have Muscle Spasms


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol succinate cause Muscle spasms?

Time on Metoprolol Succinate when people have Muscle Spasms *:

  • < 1 month: 46.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.69 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Metoprolol Succinate *:

  • female: 64.26 %
  • male: 35.74 %

Age of people who have Muscle Spasms when taking Metoprolol Succinate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.78 %
  • 30-39: 1.94 %
  • 40-49: 19.77 %
  • 50-59: 20.16 %
  • 60+: 57.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (50 people, 15.29%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (36 people, 11.01%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (21 people, 6.42%)
  • Pain (19 people, 5.81%)
  • Osteoporosis (19 people, 5.81%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (57 people, 17.43%)
  • Lipitor (46 people, 14.07%)
  • Prilosec (35 people, 10.70%)
  • Lisinopril (33 people, 10.09%)
  • Nexium (32 people, 9.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (81 people, 24.77%)
  • Pain In Extremity (64 people, 19.57%)
  • Diarrhea (63 people, 19.27%)
  • Nausea (62 people, 18.96%)
  • Fatigue (60 people, 18.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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