Review: could Metoprolol succinate cause Headache?
Summary: Headache 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, 642 have Headache. Find out below who they are, when they have Headache and more.
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Metoprolol succinate has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 18,046 Metoprolol succinate users)
Headache (pain in head) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 202,234 Headache patients)
On Feb, 1, 2015: 17,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol succinate. Among them, 642 people (3.70%) have Headache.
Time on Metoprolol succinate when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Metoprolol succinate * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Metoprolol succinate * :
Severity of Headache when taking Metoprolol succinate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (165 people, 25.70%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (36 people, 5.61%)
- Atrial fibrillation (35 people, 5.45%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (35 people, 5.45%)
- Hypothyroidism (29 people, 4.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (142 people, 22.12%)
- Lisinopril (74 people, 11.53%)
- Lipitor (64 people, 9.97%)
- Simvastatin (64 people, 9.97%)
- Furosemide (57 people, 8.88%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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