Review: could Toprol-xl cause Sleepiness?


Sleepiness is found among people who take Toprol-Xl, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Hypertension . We study 39,195 people who have side effects while taking Toprol-xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 989 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness and more.

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Toprol-xl has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Toprol-xl 40,041 users)


Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with malaise (latest reports from 67,768 Sleepiness patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

39,195 people reported to have side effects when taking Toprol-xl.
Among them, 989 people (2.52%) have Sleepiness

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Toprol-xl cause Sleepiness?

Time on Toprol-xl when people have Sleepiness *:

  • < 1 month: 13.04 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.04 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 17.39 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.74 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 66.84 %
  • male: 33.16 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.13 %
  • 20-29: 0.13 %
  • 30-39: 2.55 %
  • 40-49: 11.49 %
  • 50-59: 30.52 %
  • 60+: 54.92 %

Severity if Sleepiness when taking Toprol-xl **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 22.22 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 11.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (149 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (79 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (76 people)
  • Pain (67 people)
  • Blood Cholesterol (63 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (163 people)
  • Lipitor (121 people)
  • Zocor (116 people)
  • Chantix (103 people)
  • Lisinopril (99 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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