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Review: could Toprol-xl cause Cough?

Summary: Cough could be caused by Toprol-xl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 39,583 people who have side effects while taking Toprol-xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,130 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Toprol-xl

Toprol-xl (latest outcomes from 40,685 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure, blood pressure management. Commonly reported side effects of Toprol-xl include high blood pressure, nausea, nausea aggravated, breathing difficulty, fatigue.

Cough

Cough (latest reports from 482,784 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 39,468 people reported to have side effects when taking Toprol-xl. Among them, 1,130 people (2.86%) have Cough. They amount to 0.23% of all the 481,406 people who have Cough on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cough in Toprol-xl reports

Time on Toprol-xl when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough2.70%16.22%5.41%27.03%45.95%0.00%2.70%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.00%0.00%0.58%3.55%7.97%19.96%67.95%

Severity of Cough when taking Toprol-xl ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (223 people, 19.73%)
  2. Blood cholesterol increased (75 people, 6.64%)
  3. Metastases to bone (67 people, 5.93%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (65 people, 5.75%)
  5. Pain (61 people, 5.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (462 people, 40.88%)
  2. Lipitor (292 people, 25.84%)
  3. Lasix (266 people, 23.54%)
  4. Zocor (209 people, 18.50%)
  5. Coumadin (200 people, 17.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

Comments for this study:

Jean Bloor (2 years ago):

I have been taking Topral-xl for 3 days and I developed a cough on the first day. I thought it was a cold coming on but I have no other syptoms just this nagging cough. I believe it is from the drug topral-xl
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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Just a slight cough, non-productive, involuntary

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • While I had the flu I began using guaifenesin and Sudafed to try to relieve the symptoms of sinus discharge, post-nasal drip and phlegm, and cough. I have mostly recovered but still cough a lot due to excessive sinus drainage and phlegm in my lungs.

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