Toprol-xl and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Toprol-Xl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Coumadin, and have High blood pressure . We study 38,259 people who have side effects while taking Toprol-xl from FDA. Among them, 1,509 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Toprol-xl

Toprol-xl has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Toprol-xl 40,245 users)

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,501 Atrial fibrillation patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

38,259 people reported to have side effects when taking Toprol-xl.
Among them, 1,509 people (3.94%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Toprol-xl cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Toprol-xl when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Toprol-xl *:

  • female: 50.67 %
  • male: 49.33 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Toprol-xl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.08 %
  • 20-29: 1.03 %
  • 30-39: 0.48 %
  • 40-49: 5.38 %
  • 50-59: 15.84 %
  • 60+: 77.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (119 people, 7.89%)
  • Pain (67 people, 4.44%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (61 people, 4.04%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (55 people, 3.64%)
  • Osteoporosis (52 people, 3.45%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (517 people, 34.26%)
  • Lasix (462 people, 30.62%)
  • Digoxin (431 people, 28.56%)
  • Aspirin (385 people, 25.51%)
  • Lipitor (325 people, 21.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (415 people, 27.50%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (389 people, 25.78%)
  • Weakness (307 people, 20.34%)
  • High Blood Pressure (283 people, 18.75%)
  • Dizziness (282 people, 18.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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