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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of metoprolol succinate oral.

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Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/28/2008 3:17:50 PM

Reviewer: ped1971, 35-44 Male on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I have been on metoprolol for about a month. At first, my muscles hurt and was fatigued in the afternoons. That went away and has helped my BP but I have almost daily I have headaches and light-headness. I hope it goes away soon...Any ideas that can help with headaches or light-headness?? PDQ

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/27/2008 1:32:17 PM

Reviewer: 45-54 Female (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
The generic versions of metoprolol are not the same as the branded Toprol XL. The time release mechanism does not work properly, causing extreme fatigue cycling with chest palpitations, increased blood pressure, and headache. All of these occured when I was switched from the genuine Toprol to the generic. When I returned back to the Toprol, these severe side effects went away. Please beware of ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/13/2008 8:19:29 PM

Reviewer: Al, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I honestly don't think this drug is having any effect on me. I feel NO different. At nights, before the drug, I could "feel" and hear the blood in my neck and head. I still do. I have been on the generic for about 2 months and will see the Dr. again and ask if anything is supposed to happen? I still feel faint when I stand up, dizzy when I lean over and tired all the time. It felt th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/11/2008 10:48:06 AM

Reviewer: kgwplank@windstream.net, 75 or over Female on Treatment for 10 years or more (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 3

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:

Condition: High Blood Pressure
3/18/2008 1:55:02 PM

Reviewer: Shelby, 35-44 Female on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
This has worked just as well as other meds I have taken and for a fraction of the price.

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