Toprol-Xl Vs. Brisdelle for a male patient aged 84 - from FDA reports

This is a personalized comparison Toprol-Xl, Brisdelle for a man aged 84. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jul, 21, 2018

10,433 males aged 84 (±5) who take Toprol-Xl, Brisdelle are studied.

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Toprol-Xl, Brisdelle for a male patient aged 84.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 84
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: Cardiac Electrophysiologic Study Abnormal

Drugs in this study:

  • Toprol-Xl (metoprolol succinate)
  • Brisdelle (paroxetine mesylate)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 84 (±5):

Most common side effects:

  1. Weakness
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Breathing Difficulty
  5. Fall
  6. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Drug Ineffective
  9. Death
  10. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)


Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

  1. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Weakness
  4. Chest Pain
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Fall
  8. Breathing Difficulty
  9. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  10. Orthostatic Hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up)


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