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Metoprolol (Metoprolol) - Side Effect Reports to FDA

 
 



This is an index of side effect / adverse reaction reports (a.k.a. adverse event reports) related to Metoprolol and submitted to the FDA during the sample period of about a year. The information is not vetted and should not be considered as verified clinical evidence.

Reports by Event Outcome

All Cases (134)
Death (54)
Life Threatening Events (12)
Disability (7)

Reports by Reaction Type

Completed Suicide (26)Cardiogenic Shock (22)Hypotension (16)Cardiac Arrest (14)Overdose (13)Intentional Overdose (11)Hypokalaemia (10)Bradycardia (10)Dyspnoea (9)Hypoglycaemia (8)Malaise (8)Toxicity To Various Agents (7)

Below are a few examples of reports where side effects / adverse reactions may be related to Metoprolol. For a complete list or a specific selection of reports, please use the links above.

Possible Metoprolol side effects in 62 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-08-22

Patient: 62 year old male, weighing 106.4 kg (234.1 pounds)

Reactions: Bradycardia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 63 year old male

Reported by a physician from Australia on 2012-08-10

Patient: 63 year old male

Reactions: Hyponatraemia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Duatrol SR
    Dosage: two 6 hourly, as needed

Aldomet
    Dosage: 750 mg, 2x/day

Zocor
    Dosage: 80 mg, 1x/day

Novorapid
    Dosage: unk

Metformin HCL
    Dosage: 1000 mg, 2x/day

Pristiq
    Dosage: 50 mg, 1x/day
    Indication: Depression

Actos
    Dosage: 15 mg, 1x/day

Lantus
    Dosage: unk

Nexium
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day

Aspirin
    Dosage: 100 mg, each morning

Lercanidipine
    Dosage: 20 mg, 1x/day at night

Irbesartan and Hydrochlorothiazide
    Dosage: 1 df, 1x/day

Ramipril
    Dosage: 10 mg, 1x/day at night

Metoprolol
    Dosage: 1 df, 2x/day



Possible Metoprolol side effects in female

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-07-06

Patient: female, weighing 60.0 kg (132.0 pounds)

Reactions: Tachycardia, Coma, Suicide Attempt, Multiple Drug Overdose Intentional, Sopor, Convulsion

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Topamax
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-27
    End date: 2012-04-27

Doxepin
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-27
    End date: 2012-04-27

Buprenorphine
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-27
    End date: 2012-04-27

Ethanol
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-27
    End date: 2012-04-27

Metoprolol
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-04-27
    End date: 2012-04-27

Benzodiazepine NOS
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Metoprolol side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-07-02

Patient: male

Reactions: Apparent Death, Drug Ineffective

Adverse event resulted in: life threatening event

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 17 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Poland on 2012-06-29

Patient: 17 year old female

Reactions: Metabolic Acidosis, Intentional Overdose, Nausea, Hyperglycaemia, Pulmonary Oedema, Cardiogenic Shock, Somnolence

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization, disablity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol
    Dosage: 500 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Suicide Attempt

Amlodipine
    Dosage: 290 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Suicide Attempt

Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: 2400 mg
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Suicide Attempt

Ibuprofen
    Dosage: 4400 mg



Possible Metoprolol side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-22

Patient: female

Reactions: Asthma, Wrong Technique in Drug Usage Process, Hypersensitivity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Singulair
    Dosage: 10 mg, qd
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Hypersensitivity
    End date: 2012-06-09

Lopressor
    Dosage: 50 mg (half tablet of 100 mg), bid
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Blood Pressure Abnormal

Metoprolol
    Dosage: 50 mg
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Allegra; Vitamin B Complex CAP



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 88 year old male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-22

Patient: 88 year old male

Reactions: Hypotension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Multaq
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-05-01

Metoprolol
    End date: 2012-01-01

Felodipine

Other drugs received by patient: Celebrex; Vesicare



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 23 year old

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-14

Patient: 23 year old

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol
    Administration route: Oral

Digoxin

Verapamil HCL
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 44 year old

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-14

Patient: 44 year old

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Metformin Hydrochloride
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 50 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient: 50 year old male

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: unk

Minoxidil
    Dosage: unk

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk

Cocaine
    Dosage: unk



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 46 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient: 46 year old male

Reactions: Cardio-Respiratory Arrest, Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Gemfibrozil
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication



Possible Metoprolol side effects in

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-12

Patient:

Reactions: Drug Hypersensitivity

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Hydrocodone
    Dosage: unk

Percocet
    Dosage: unk

Pravastatin
    Dosage: unk

Neosporin
    Dosage: unk

Oxycodone Hydrochloride
    Dosage: unk

Lyrica
    Dosage: unk

Tramadol HCL
    Dosage: unk

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk



Possible Metoprolol side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient: male, weighing 72.6 kg (159.8 pounds)

Reactions: Dizziness, Homicidal Ideation, Feeling Abnormal

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Gabapentin
    Indication: Back Pain

Pregabalin
    Dosage: 150 milligram;
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-01-01

Metoprolol



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 71 year old

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient: 71 year old

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Calan
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Lisinopril
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2004-01-01



Possible Metoprolol side effects in female

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient: female

Reactions: Hypertension

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopressor

Metoprolol

Other drugs received by patient: Lisinopril; Lipitor; Nexium; Methyldopa



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 71 year old

Reported by a pharmacist from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient: 71 year old

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lisinopril
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Ill-Defined Disorder
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Calan
    Dosage: unknwon
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2004-01-01

Metoprolol
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Ill-Defined Disorder
    Start date: 2004-01-01



Possible Metoprolol side effects in

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient:

Reactions: Asthma, Hypersensitivity, Wrong Technique in Drug Usage Process

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopressor
    Dosage: 0.5 df, (50 mg) half tablet

Metoprolol
    Dosage: 50 mg

Other drugs received by patient: Allegra; Singulair



Possible Metoprolol side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient: male

Reactions: Hypertensive Crisis

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Lopressor

Metoprolol



Possible Metoprolol side effects in female

Reported by a individual with unspecified qualification from United States on 2012-06-08

Patient: female, weighing 85.3 kg (187.7 pounds)

Reactions: Asthma, Contusion, Sensory Loss, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, Dermatitis Contact, Conjunctivitis Allergic, Fatigue, Toothache, Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease, Sinusitis, Candidiasis, Dyspnoea, Haematuria, Urinary Tract Infection, Nasal Congestion, Rhinitis Allergic, Diarrhoea, Arthralgia, Heart Rate Increased, Asthenia

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Prilosec
    Dosage: 20 mg daily or twice a day
    Administration route: Oral

Metoprolol
    Administration route: Oral

Pulmicort
    Indication: Asthma

Symbicort
    Dosage: 160/4.5 mcg frequency unknown

Other drugs received by patient: Gabapentin; Claritin; Vitamin B-12; Vitamin D; O2; Artificial Tears; Tramadol Hydrochloride and Acetaminophen; Proventil; EYE Drops; Tramadol HCL



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 72 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-07

Patient: 72 year old female

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Amlodipine Besylate and Atorvastatin Calcium
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 52 year old male

Reported by a physician from United States on 2012-06-06

Patient: 52 year old male

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Verapamil HCL
    Administration route: Oral

Metoprolol
    Administration route: Oral

Sertraline Hydrochloride
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 79 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-04

Patient: 79 year old female

Reactions: Weight Decreased, Drug Interaction, Treatment Noncompliance, Loss of Consciousness, Alcoholism, Drug Administration Error, Blood Glucose Increased, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Lethargy, Decreased Appetite, Blood Pressure Increased, Drug Effect Decreased, Cognitive Disorder, Anxiety, Disease Recurrence, Insomnia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Mirtazapine
    Indication: Depression

Metoprolol
    Indication: Hypertension

Glyburide
    Indication: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Sertraline Hydrochloride Tablets
    Dosage: 150 mg;am;
    Indication: Depression

Alcohol

Lorazepam
    Dosage: 0.5 mg;hs;
    Indication: Insomnia



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 56 year old female

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from United States on 2012-06-04

Patient: 56 year old female

Reactions: Completed Suicide

Adverse event resulted in: death

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral

Verapamil HCL
    Dosage: unk
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Metoprolol side effects in male

Reported by a physician on 2012-05-25

Patient: male

Reactions: Syncope, Pneumonia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Amlodipine Besylate

Nitroglycerin

Novolog MIX 70 / 30
    Indication: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Saxagliptin / Placebo
    Indication: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 2011-04-08

Ramipril

Metoprolol

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Calcium Antagonists



Possible Metoprolol side effects in female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-24

Patient: female

Reactions: Hot Flush, Blood Cholesterol Increased, Dizziness, Hypertension, Muscle Spasms

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol
    Administration route: Oral

Prilosec
    Administration route: Oral



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 69 year old male

Reported by a health professional (non-physician/pharmacist) from Sweden on 2012-05-24

Patient: 69 year old male

Reactions: Pneumonia, Syncope

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Novomix 30 Flexpen
    Dosage: 16 iu
    Indication: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus

Saxagliptin
    Dosage: unk
    Indication: Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
    Start date: 2012-04-08

Metoprolol
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Amlodipine Besylate
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Ramipril
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Nitroglycerin
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin



Possible Metoprolol side effects in male

Reported by a physician from Germany on 2012-05-24

Patient: male, weighing 2.6 kg (5.7 pounds)

Reactions: Small FOR Dates Baby, Hypospadias, Hydrocele

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol
    Start date: 2011-02-08
    End date: 2011-07-01

Bisoprolol Fumarate
    Start date: 2011-07-02
    End date: 2011-08-24

Other drugs received by patient: Fragmin P Forte; Progesterone; Cefuroxime; Cetirizine HCL; Arixtra; Monurol; Prednisolone; Femibion Schwangerschaft 1; Clexane 60



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 69 year old female

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-23

Patient: 69 year old female

Reactions: Thrombosis, Adverse Drug Reaction, Therapeutic Response Unexpected, Hypotension, Blood Potassium Increased, Atrial Fibrillation, Hyperhidrosis, Malaise, Blood Electrolytes Abnormal, Dehydration, Heart Rate Irregular, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Hypersomnia

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Toprol-XL
    Administration route: Oral

Metoprolol

Crestor
    Administration route: Oral

Toprol-XL
    Administration route: Oral

Other drugs received by patient: Lasix



Possible Metoprolol side effects in 57 year old female

Reported by a physician from Switzerland on 2012-05-23

Patient: 57 year old female

Reactions: Electrocardiogram QT Prolonged, Blood Pressure Systolic Decreased, Blood Potassium Decreased, Drug Interaction, Dizziness

Adverse event resulted in: hospitalization

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Paroxetine Hydrochloride
    Dosage: 20mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Bipolar Disorder
    End date: 2012-03-11

Dipiperon
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Risperdal
    Dosage: 1mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-02-20

Escitalopram
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    Start date: 2012-02-20

Metoprolol
    Dosage: 25mg per day
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2012-03-02

Abilify
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication
    End date: 2012-03-06

Other drugs received by patient: Aspirin; Lasix; Allopurinol; Telmisartan; Gliclazid; Torsemide



Possible Metoprolol side effects in male

Reported by a consumer/non-health professional from United States on 2012-05-23

Patient: male

Reactions: Burning Sensation, Haemorrhage, Oedema Peripheral, Blood Blister, Erythema, Mobility Decreased

Drug(s) suspected as cause:
Metoprolol
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Product Used FOR Unknown Indication

Xarelto
    Administration route: Oral
    Indication: Atrial Fibrillation
    Start date: 2012-03-26

Metoprolol
    Administration route: Oral
    Start date: 2012-03-26
    End date: 2012-01-01

Lipitor
    Indication: Blood Cholesterol
    Start date: 2012-03-26
    End date: 2012-05-03

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