Review: could Metoprolol tartrate cause Acid reflux (Gastroesophageal reflux disease)?
Summary: Acid reflux is found among people who take Metoprolol tartrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 38,548 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol tartrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 64 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.
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Metoprolol tartrate has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 40,460 Metoprolol tartrate users)
Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, pain, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,133 Acid reflux patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 38,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol tartrate. Among them, 64 people (0.17%) have Acid Reflux.
Time on Metoprolol tartrate when people have Acid reflux * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Acid reflux||17.65%||5.88%||5.88%||23.53%||17.65%||23.53%||5.88% |
Gender of people who have Acid reflux when taking Metoprolol tartrate * :
|Acid reflux||46.27%||53.73% |
Age of people who have Acid reflux when taking Metoprolol tartrate * :
|Acid reflux||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.08%||6.15%||27.69%||13.85%||49.23% |
Severity of Acid reflux when taking Metoprolol tartrate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||38.46%||53.85%||7.69% |
How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Acid reflux||0.00%||33.33%||66.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (14 people, 21.88%)
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (9 people, 14.06%)
- Depression (7 people, 10.94%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 10.94%)
- High blood pressure (6 people, 9.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (26 people, 40.62%)
- Lisinopril (14 people, 21.88%)
- Simvastatin (13 people, 20.31%)
- Metformin hydrochloride (9 people, 14.06%)
- Clopidogrel (7 people, 10.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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My big question is, should I go back into the ER and have them test my breasts and neck/spine, or should I kick back and relax in knowing it's just a few side effects from my Cimetidine and a little ache in my neck from sleeping wrong that will go away shortly? (I read it can cause tenderness in the breasts, usually for guys, but maybe girls too?)
My family doesn't have much money, and my father thinks I'm being a hypochondriac, but I know I have a lot to live for so I'm praying it's really just nothing.
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I have been on the above drugs three days. Tody I have 100 degree fever and a cough the often results in a cough head ache. I also have a post nasal drip.
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