Will you have Sudden death with Toprol-xl - from FDA reports

Summary

Sudden death is found among people who take Toprol-xl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Coronary artery bypass. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38,262 people who have side effects when taking Toprol-xl from FDA, and is updated regularly.



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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on metoprolol succinate (the active ingredients of Toprol-xl) and Toprol-xl (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Sudden death are also considered in the study.

What is Toprol-xl?

Toprol-xl has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure. Check the latest outcomes from 40,316 Toprol-xl users, or browse all drugs.

What is Sudden death?

Sudden death has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, primary pulmonary hypertension, chronic myeloid leukaemia, diabetes, multiple sclerosis. Check the latest reports from 386,249 Sudden death patients, or browse all conditions.

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On Feb, 17, 2019

38,262 people reported to have side effects when taking Toprol-xl.
Among them, 838 people (2.19%) have Sudden death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Toprol-xl cause Sudden death?

Time on Toprol-xl when people have Sudden death *:

  • < 1 month: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.75 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.12 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 31.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.62 %
  • 10+ years: 3.12 %

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

  • female: 48.17 %
  • male: 51.83 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.44 %
  • 20-29: 0.44 %
  • 30-39: 1.6 %
  • 40-49: 6.98 %
  • 50-59: 18.31 %
  • 60+: 72.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Coronary Artery Bypass: 146 people, 17.42%
  2. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 40 people, 4.77%
  3. Mitral Valve Replacement: 36 people, 4.30%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 34 people, 4.06%
  5. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 31 people, 3.70%
  6. Aortic Valve Replacement: 31 people, 3.70%
  7. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 30 people, 3.58%
  8. Diabetes: 29 people, 3.46%
  9. Primary Pulmonary Hypertension (primary high blood pressure that affects the arteries in the lungs and the right side of your heart): 29 people, 3.46%
  10. Pain: 25 people, 2.98%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Lasix: 270 people, 32.22%
  2. Trasylol: 204 people, 24.34%
  3. Aspirin: 180 people, 21.48%
  4. Lipitor: 169 people, 20.17%
  5. Heparin: 154 people, 18.38%
  6. Coumadin: 142 people, 16.95%
  7. Plavix: 137 people, 16.35%
  8. Lisinopril: 131 people, 15.63%
  9. Nitroglycerin: 112 people, 13.37%
  10. Norvasc: 109 people, 13.01%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 291 people, 34.73%
  2. Stress And Anxiety: 253 people, 30.19%
  3. Injury: 243 people, 29.00%
  4. Acute Kidney Failure: 231 people, 27.57%
  5. Fear: 185 people, 22.08%
  6. Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable): 166 people, 19.81%
  7. Emotional Distress: 164 people, 19.57%
  8. Renal Injury (kidney injury): 158 people, 18.85%
  9. Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function): 148 people, 17.66%
  10. Multi-Organ Failure (multisystem organ failure): 118 people, 14.08%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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