18 patient evaluations for Metoprolol

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Nov 1, 2009 (Started )

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Side effects
    Moderate (fatigue, sleepiness)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Advice & Tips: Metoprolol works great for both Bradycardia (which my mom has) and Fast Pulse Rate (which I have). The downside is it makes me feel tired. (I have to go back to sleep after taking it).
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, sleepiness, fatigue

  • 1 helpful mark

Aug 24, 2008 (Started Jul 01, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for Other)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: If I don't want my heart beating 180 beats a min. I take this med.
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Mar 20, 2009 (Started Sep 29, 2008)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Usually
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: it seems to help regulate my bp take as needed

  • 0 helpful marks

Jul 1, 2009 (Started Apr 20, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for tachycardia (fast heart rate))
  • Effectiveness
    Major (for fainting)
  • Side effects
    Severe (fatigue)
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Somewhat hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: If you do not get the nightmares that have you sweating puddles in bed and if you can afford to have little or no energy like if your an inpatient, or if you dont get as tiered as i did. Then this drug id true to its purpose
Cost: < $25 monthly
Side effects: fatigue, fatigue

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 5, 2009 (Started Dec 31, 2001)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Blood pressure is now so good, sometimes, it's too low, used to be on another BP med, but doctor says I don't need it anymore
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Feb 20, 2010 (Started Oct 15, 2009)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 400 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

May 3, 2010 (Started Jan 01, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 50 mg Daily

  • 0 helpful marks

Jan 1, 2010 (Started Dec 08, 2005)

  • Effectiveness
    None (for arrythmia)
  • Side effects
    Mild
  • Adherence
    Never taken as prescribed
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: As needed
Advice & Tips: My heart rate is generally far to erratic to control with this medication. It lowered my already low heart rate to bradycardia. I noticed that the drug itself may prove very useful for patients that have a touchy flight or fight response. It steadied my heart rate so I felt calm in most situations. The medicine itself became inadequate and generally not helpful, so I discontinued the use of it.

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 8, 2010 (Started May 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 100 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

Nov 11, 2010 (Started May 07, 2007)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 200 mg Daily
Cost: < $25 monthly

  • 0 helpful marks

Dec 6, 2010 (Started Mar 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Blood pressure is now under control.
Cost: < $25 monthly

Sep 20, 2010 (Started Mar 18, 2010)

  • Effectiveness
    Slight (for elevated blood pressure)
  • Side effects
    Moderate
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 1 mg Daily
Advice & Tips: Changed dosage to 1 tablet every other day.

  • 0 helpful marks
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