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Review: could Metoprolol succinate cause Headache?

Summary: Headache could be caused by Metoprolol succinate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 17,271 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol succinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 625 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.

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Metoprolol succinate

Metoprolol succinate (latest outcomes from 17,927 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Headache

Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,194,638 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 17,265 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol succinate. Among them, 639 people (3.70%) have Headache. They amount to 0.05% of all the 1,207,895 people who have Headache on eHealthMe.

Trend of Headache in Metoprolol succinate reports

Time on Metoprolol succinate when people have Headache * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Headache40.74%22.22%5.56%7.41%16.67%3.70%3.70%

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

FemaleMale
Headache65.09%34.91%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Headache0.00%0.00%0.00%1.79%4.12%16.31%23.30%54.48%

Severity of Headache when taking Metoprolol succinate ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Headache0.00%66.67%33.33%0.00%

How people recovered from Headache ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Headache0.00%11.11%88.89%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (165 people, 25.82%)
  2. Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 5.63%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (35 people, 5.48%)
  4. Atrial fibrillation (35 people, 5.48%)
  5. Hypothyroidism (29 people, 4.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (141 people, 22.07%)
  2. Lisinopril (73 people, 11.42%)
  3. Simvastatin (64 people, 10.02%)
  4. Lipitor (64 people, 10.02%)
  5. Furosemide (57 people, 8.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Metoprolol Succinate (metoprolol succinate) is often used for high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions Metoprolol Succinate is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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    Fresno on Dec, 9, 2012:

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