Review: could Metoprolol succinate cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?
Summary: Weight gain is found among people who take Metoprolol succinate, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 17,385 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol succinate from FDA and social media. Among them, 268 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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 18,057 Metoprolol succinate users)
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 76,592 Weight gain patients)
On Feb, 27, 2015: 17,385 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol succinate. Among them, 268 people (1.54%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Metoprolol succinate when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||4.35%||34.78%||8.70%||17.39%||13.04%||8.70%||13.04% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Metoprolol succinate * :
|Weight gain||56.49%||43.51% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Metoprolol succinate * :
|Weight gain||0.00%||0.00%||0.45%||0.90%||3.15%||19.37%||22.97%||53.15% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Metoprolol succinate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||14.29%||71.43%||14.29%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||0.00%||25.00%||75.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (49 people, 18.28%)
- Depression (22 people, 8.21%)
- Atrial fibrillation (19 people, 7.09%)
- Diabetes mellitus (18 people, 6.72%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (17 people, 6.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (81 people, 30.22%)
- Lipitor (43 people, 16.04%)
- Lisinopril (42 people, 15.67%)
- Omeprazole (34 people, 12.69%)
- Furosemide (34 people, 12.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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