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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
12/12/2008 5:17:19 PM

Reviewer: Pamela, 45-54 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
I have been taking 50 mg of Metoprolol for almost 3 weeks now. About 3 days out of the week I get a short, pulsing pain in the right forearm, underside of the forearm. Lasts for a few minutes to about 10 minutes. I called my doctor and he said to cut the pill in half and take 25 mg. I read many reviews but no one had this symptom. I have never, ever had a pain in my forearm before I got on th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/9/2008 5:32:02 PM

Reviewer: 75 or over Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
No change in high blood pressure.

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/9/2008 8:02:28 AM

Reviewer: 25-34 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
I am newly dx with essential HTN. I am a 25 year old very active (not overweight) female who thought she was doing EVERYTHING right! My BP had been 160's/105+, HR ~120's. No renal disease, heart disease, etc. I have been on Metoprolol (50mg)for 2.5 weeks, and now my BP is 120/75-80, HR ~100. I appreciate my doctor's willingness to LISTEN, being thorough with diagnosing exactly what th ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/6/2008 11:47:47 AM

Reviewer: sparkey, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:
my doc. put me on toprol xl 25 then it changed to metoprolol succ er 25 mg i was taking one pill a day.then two pills one time a day every since i have been on this drug i have been tired all of the time,my legs just kill me,they did a bp study found nothing wrong? so i went back on one pill a day and i am not as tired at lease i can stay awake to drive home from work also he put me on cozaar i c ... Show Full Comment

Condition: High Blood Pressure
12/4/2008 1:03:38 PM

Reviewer: Homer, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 2 to less than 5 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 5

Comment:
Began with Toprol XL in 2004 for Grade 1 mild hypertension. Physician started with a daily dosage of 25mg. I monitored daily BP and finally leveled out at 100mg six months later (Feb 2005). Side affects to the drug disappeared during the incremental increase in dosage. BP is still monitored and last check was 121/77, heart rate of 68. I'm totally satisfied and especially pleased with my doctor ... Show Full Comment

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