Review: could Metoprolol Tartrate cause Acid Reflux?


Acid reflux is found among people who take Metoprolol Tartrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 39,220 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol tartrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 67 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Metoprolol Tartrate

Metoprolol tartrate has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Metoprolol tartrate 40,569 users)

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, diarrhea, insomnia, fatigue, gastroesophageal reflux disease (latest reports from 16,975 Acid reflux patients).

On Aug, 23, 2016

39,220 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol Tartrate.
Among them, 67 people (0.17%) have Acid Reflux

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol tartrate cause Acid reflux?

Time on Metoprolol Tartrate when people have Acid Reflux *:

  • < 1 month: 15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 5 %

Gender of people who have Acid Reflux when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • female: 51.52 %
  • male: 48.48 %

Age of people who have Acid Reflux when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.12 %
  • 30-39: 7.81 %
  • 40-49: 28.12 %
  • 50-59: 15.62 %
  • 60+: 45.31 %

Severity if Acid Reflux when taking Metoprolol Tartrate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 60.0 %
  • most severe: 6.67 %

How people recovered from Acid Reflux **:

  • while on drug: 12.5 %
  • after off the drug: 37.5 %
  • not yet: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (16 people)
  • High Blood Pressure (15 people)
  • Depression (13 people)
  • Anxiety (13 people)
  • Gerd (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (20 people)
  • Lisinopril (16 people)
  • Simvastatin (14 people)
  • Nexium (12 people)
  • Vitamin B12 (10 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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