Review: could Metoprolol Tartrate cause Chest Pain?


Chest pain is found among people who take Metoprolol Tartrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, 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, 1,835 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain 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 41,185 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 154,013 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

39,220 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol Tartrate.
Among them, 1,835 people (4.68%) have Chest Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol tartrate cause Chest pain?

Time on Metoprolol Tartrate when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 44.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.97 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.69 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.79 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.9 %
  • 10+ years: 2.6 %

Gender of people who have Chest Pain when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • female: 50.81 %
  • male: 49.19 %

Age of people who have Chest Pain when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.32 %
  • 20-29: 2.09 %
  • 30-39: 3.55 %
  • 40-49: 13.77 %
  • 50-59: 23.35 %
  • 60+: 56.85 %

Severity if Chest Pain when taking Metoprolol Tartrate **:

  • least: 15.79 %
  • moderate: 68.42 %
  • severe: 15.79 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Chest Pain **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 22.22 %
  • not yet: 77.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (229 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (83 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (80 people)
  • Depression (76 people)
  • Pain (75 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (526 people)
  • Lisinopril (393 people)
  • Plavix (282 people)
  • Simvastatin (273 people)
  • Lipitor (267 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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