Review: could Metoprolol tartrate cause Hair loss?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 27, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.4/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 38,265 people who take Metoprolol tartrate. Among them, 261 have Hair loss. See who they are, when they have Hair loss and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Metoprolol tartrate (latest outcomes from 40,216 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure, atrial fibrillation/flutter. Commonly reported side effects of Metoprolol tartrate include breathing difficulty, weakness, nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Hair loss (latest reports from 223,831 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Feb, 18, 2014: 35,274 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol tartrate. Among them, 261 people (0.74%) have Hair Loss.
Time on Metoprolol tartrate when people have Hair loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hair loss||10.00%||30.00%||23.33%||16.67%||13.33%||3.33%||3.33% |
Gender of people who have Hair loss when taking Metoprolol tartrate * :
|Hair loss||85.40%||14.60% |
Age of people who have Hair loss when taking Metoprolol tartrate * :
|Hair loss||0.00%||0.93%||0.46%||1.39%||2.78%||13.89%||17.13%||63.43% |
Severity of Hair loss when taking Metoprolol tartrate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Hair loss||0.00%||73.68%||10.53%||15.79% |
How people recovered from Hair loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Hair loss||0.00%||11.11%||88.89% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (51 people, 19.54%)
- Atrial fibrillation (21 people, 8.05%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (16 people, 6.13%)
- Anxiety (15 people, 5.75%)
- Hepatitis c (14 people, 5.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (51 people, 19.54%)
- Lisinopril (42 people, 16.09%)
- Furosemide (36 people, 13.79%)
- Simvastatin (35 people, 13.41%)
- Lipitor (30 people, 11.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been on this combo of 3 meds for for just over a month. The hair loss started about a year ago, but I seem to have sunk into a terrible state of depression and terrible dreams the last four weeks. Wondering if, perhaps, it's something to do with the interaction of these meds. Please help!!
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Have constant pain in knees, feet, toes, hands, arms, neck and back. Cannot sleep because I wake up constantly with shooting pain in neck, feet, knees, including tingles and numbness. Left side is worse; includes some drooling and paralysis at times. History of colitis and recent IPIN neiplasms found in pancreas head, neck and tail with dilated bile ducts as well as dilated pancreatic ducts and swelling of gallbladder. Constant nausea, off/on vomiting, major pain in neck and back, as well as abdomen which has included constant pain in upper right and left rib cage area. Knee pain has increased dramatically, especially while sleeping (??). Migraine history severe; hospitalized many times and is constant. Hx of anemias, malnutrition, malabsorption, fecal incontinence, low mono#, low eosinophil, high Granulocyte and Gran %, low Vit C, Low Vit B6, Low Lymphycites, High Baso%, High Baso#, Low WBC, Low Transferrin, High Cardio CRP, Positive ANA, High GGT, abnormal fecal fat, hypoalbuminemia, low calcium (always), low anion gap, low protein...many labs always abnormal, could go on...always fatigued and in pain.
From this study (4 years ago):
I suffered quad tear, knee locked out, I felt intense pain in the back of my leg. My leg was bruised from the knee to buttocks (red and black) my knee was bruised, my ankles bruised, and my shin was bruised from knee to ankle.
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