Review: could Toprol-xl cause Sleepiness?


Summary

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 39,290 people who have side effects while taking Toprol-xl from FDA and social media. Among them, 770 have Sleepiness. Find out below who they are, when they have Sleepiness 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 40,195 users)

Sleepiness

Sleepiness (excess sleeping) has been reported by people with feeling abnormal, drowsiness, insomnia, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 110,185 Sleepiness patients).

On Sep, 29, 2016

39,290 people reported to have side effects when taking Toprol-xl.
Among them, 770 people (1.96%) 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: 21.74 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 30.43 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 17.39 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 61.78 %
  • male: 38.22 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 0.16 %
  • 30-39: 3.03 %
  • 40-49: 13.88 %
  • 50-59: 23.29 %
  • 60+: 59.17 %

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 (152 people, 19.74%)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (79 people, 10.26%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (78 people, 10.13%)
  • Pain (67 people, 8.70%)
  • Blood Cholesterol (63 people, 8.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (165 people, 21.43%)
  • Lipitor (123 people, 15.97%)
  • Zocor (118 people, 15.32%)
  • Chantix (103 people, 13.38%)
  • Lisinopril (100 people, 12.99%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (309 people, 40.13%)
  • Nausea (210 people, 27.27%)
  • Dizziness (194 people, 25.19%)
  • Anxiety (190 people, 24.68%)
  • Headache (173 people, 22.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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