Review: could Metoprolol Tartrate cause Water Retention?


Summary

Water retention is found among people who take Metoprolol Tartrate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have Hypertension . We study 39,532 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol tartrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 163 have Water retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Water retention 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 46,723 users)

Water Retention

Water retention has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, drug ineffective, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 33,890 Water retention patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

39,532 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol Tartrate.
Among them, 163 people (0.41%) have Water Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metoprolol tartrate cause Water retention?

Time on Metoprolol Tartrate when people have Water Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Water Retention when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • female: 55.41 %
  • male: 44.59 %

Age of people who have Water Retention when taking Metoprolol Tartrate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.48 %
  • 40-49: 2.96 %
  • 50-59: 20.74 %
  • 60+: 74.81 %

Severity if Water Retention when taking Metoprolol Tartrate **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Water Retention **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (17 people, 10.43%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (12 people, 7.36%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (12 people, 7.36%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (11 people, 6.75%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (11 people, 6.75%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (39 people, 23.93%)
  • Furosemide (38 people, 23.31%)
  • Aspirin (33 people, 20.25%)
  • Simvastatin (23 people, 14.11%)
  • Lipitor (21 people, 12.88%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Oedema Peripheral (41 people, 25.15%)
  • Dyspnoea (39 people, 23.93%)
  • Weight Increased (36 people, 22.09%)
  • Fatigue (32 people, 19.63%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (26 people, 15.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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