Review: could Metoprolol Tartrate cause Sinus Node Dysfunction?


Sinus node dysfunction is found among people who take Metoprolol Tartrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Digoxin, and have Atrial fibrillation . We study 39,540 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol tartrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 74 have Sinus node dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Sinus node dysfunction 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 47,849 users)

Sinus Node Dysfunction

Sinus node dysfunction (a group of abnormal heart rhythms) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, diabetes, atrial fibrillation/flutter, osteoporosis, type 2 diabetes (latest reports from 2,927 Sinus node dysfunction patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

39,540 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol Tartrate.
Among them, 74 people (0.19%) have Sinus Node Dysfunction

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol tartrate cause Sinus node dysfunction?

Time on Metoprolol Tartrate when people have Sinus Node Dysfunction *:

  • < 1 month: 44.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.11 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sinus Node Dysfunction when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • female: 23.61 %
  • male: 76.39 %

Age of people who have Sinus Node Dysfunction when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 1.59 %
  • 50-59: 4.76 %
  • 60+: 93.65 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (15 people, 20.27%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (6 people, 8.11%)
  • Hypertension (6 people, 8.11%)
  • Prophylaxis (4 people, 5.41%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (4 people, 5.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Digoxin (31 people, 41.89%)
  • Aspirin (30 people, 40.54%)
  • Warfarin Sodium (18 people, 24.32%)
  • Norvasc (14 people, 18.92%)
  • Furosemide (14 people, 18.92%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Atrial Fibrillation (29 people, 39.19%)
  • Bradycardia (18 people, 24.32%)
  • Syncope (13 people, 17.57%)
  • Dyspnoea (13 people, 17.57%)
  • Dizziness (13 people, 17.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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