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Review: could Metoprolol tartrate cause Ventricular tachycardia?





Summary: Ventricular tachycardia is found among people who take Metoprolol tartrate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 38,510 people who have side effects while taking Metoprolol tartrate from FDA and social media. Among them, 286 have Ventricular tachycardia. Find out below who they are, when they have Ventricular tachycardia and more.

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Metoprolol tartrate

Metoprolol tartrate has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Metoprolol tartrate 40,420 users)

Ventricular tachycardia

Ventricular tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, diabetes, pain, arthritis.(latest reports from Ventricular tachycardia 13,151 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 38,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Metoprolol tartrate. Among them, 286 people (0.74%) have Ventricular Tachycardia.

Trend of Ventricular tachycardia in Metoprolol tartrate reports

Time on Metoprolol tartrate when people have Ventricular tachycardia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ventricular tachycardia30.00%10.00%10.00%30.00%0.00%10.00%10.00%

Gender of people who have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Metoprolol tartrate * :

FemaleMale
Ventricular tachycardia41.04%58.96%

Age of people who have Ventricular tachycardia when taking Metoprolol tartrate * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ventricular tachycardia0.00%0.00%0.00%5.15%5.51%7.72%16.18%65.44%

Severity of Ventricular tachycardia when taking Metoprolol tartrate ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Ventricular tachycardia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (38 people, 13.29%)
  2. Atrial fibrillation (30 people, 10.49%)
  3. Depression (14 people, 4.90%)
  4. Ventricular tachycardia (14 people, 4.90%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (13 people, 4.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (101 people, 35.31%)
  2. Digoxin (67 people, 23.43%)
  3. Lasix (65 people, 22.73%)
  4. Furosemide (52 people, 18.18%)
  5. Lisinopril (41 people, 14.34%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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