Review: could Metoprolol tartrate cause Rectal bleeding?
Summary: Rectal bleeding 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, 34 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding 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)
Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, pain. (latest reports from 3,156 Rectal bleeding patients)
On Feb, 24, 2015: 38,548 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol tartrate. Among them, 34 people (0.09%) have Rectal Bleeding.
Time on Metoprolol tartrate when people have Rectal bleeding * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rectal bleeding||33.33%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Metoprolol tartrate * :
|Rectal bleeding||47.06%||52.94% |
Age of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Metoprolol tartrate * :
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.03%||9.09%||9.09%||9.09%||69.70% |
Severity of Rectal bleeding when taking Metoprolol tartrate ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Rectal bleeding||25.00%||75.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Rectal bleeding ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- High blood pressure (3 people, 8.82%)
- Fluid retention (1 people, 2.94%)
- Panic attacks (1 people, 2.94%)
- Postural orthostatic tachycardia syndrome (1 people, 2.94%)
- Spinal stenosis (1 people, 2.94%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (8 people, 23.53%)
- Warfarin sodium (6 people, 17.65%)
- Zocor (5 people, 14.71%)
- Folic acid (4 people, 11.76%)
- Lansoprazole (4 people, 11.76%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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