Review: could Metoprolol Tartrate cause Angioedema?


Angioedema is found among people who take Metoprolol Tartrate, 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 39,220 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol tartrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 135 have Angioedema. Find out below who they are, when they have Angioedema 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)


Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis) has been reported by people with drug hypersensitivity, renal failure acute, hypersensitivity, joint pain, chest pain (latest reports from 12,123 Angioedema patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

39,220 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol Tartrate.
Among them, 135 people (0.34%) have Angioedema

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol tartrate cause Angioedema?

Time on Metoprolol Tartrate when people have Angioedema *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 40 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Angioedema when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • female: 58.21 %
  • male: 41.79 %

Age of people who have Angioedema when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.63 %
  • 30-39: 3.25 %
  • 40-49: 13.82 %
  • 50-59: 17.89 %
  • 60+: 63.41 %

Severity if Angioedema when taking Metoprolol Tartrate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 25 %
  • severe: 75 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Angioedema **:

  • while on drug: 100 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (54 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (9 people)
  • Schizophrenia, Paranoid Type (8 people)
  • Upper Respiratory Tract Infection (7 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (40 people)
  • Lisinopril (39 people)
  • Hydrochlorothiazide (29 people)
  • Simvastatin (27 people)
  • Enalapril Maleate (21 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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