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Review: could Metoprolol succinate cause Dizziness?

Summary: Dizziness is found among people who take Metoprolol succinate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.

We study 17,371 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol succinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,001 have Dizziness. Find out below who they are, when they have Dizziness and more.

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Metoprolol succinate

Metoprolol succinate has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 18,046 Metoprolol succinate users)

Dizziness

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,098 Dizziness patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 17,362 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol succinate. Among them, 1,001 people (5.77%) have Dizziness.

Trend of Dizziness in Metoprolol succinate reports

Time on Metoprolol succinate when people have Dizziness * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Dizziness37.24%22.76%8.28%18.62%6.90%2.76%3.45%

Gender of people who have Dizziness when taking Metoprolol succinate * :

FemaleMale
Dizziness57.75%42.25%

Age of people who have Dizziness when taking Metoprolol succinate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Dizziness0.11%0.00%0.53%0.21%2.65%8.49%18.05%69.96%

Severity of Dizziness when taking Metoprolol succinate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Dizziness11.76%67.65%17.65%2.94%

How people recovered from Dizziness ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Dizziness0.00%17.65%82.35%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (243 people, 24.28%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (82 people, 8.19%)
  3. Pain (70 people, 6.99%)
  4. Osteoporosis (50 people, 5.00%)
  5. Depression (47 people, 4.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (282 people, 28.17%)
  2. Lisinopril (141 people, 14.09%)
  3. Furosemide (114 people, 11.39%)
  4. Digoxin (111 people, 11.09%)
  5. Lipitor (100 people, 9.99%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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