Side Effects of the Use of Metoprolol

All the side effects of metoprolol depend on the sensitivity of the patient. As a rule, all the effects are insignificant and disappear as soon as the drug is discontinued:

Nervous system:

  • Fast fatiguability;
  • The appearance of weakness;
  • Frequent headaches, less often dizziness;
  • The speed of psychomotor reactions slows down;
  • Depressive and restless condition;
  • Drowsiness;
  • The appearance of insomnia;
  • Nightmares;
  • Consciousness is confused;
  • Memory is broken.

Sense organs:

  • The vision falls;
  • Reduced secretion of tear fluid;
  • Dryness in the eyes;
  • Noise in ears.

The cardiovascular system:

  • Heart palpitations;
  • Reduced blood pressure;
  • Dizziness, in some situations, loss of consciousness;
  • Exacerbation of chronic heart failure (puffiness, dyspnea);
  • Lower extremities freeze.

Digestive system:

  • Nausea and vomiting;
  • Pain in the abdomen;
  • Dryness in the oral cavity;
  • Diarrhea;
  • Constant constipation;
  • Dysfunction of the liver;
  • The taste changes after taking the remedy.

Skin:

  • The appearance of hives;
  • Itching itch;
  • Psoriasis;
  • Exanthema;
  • Sweating is increasing.

Respiratory system:

  • Nose is stuffed;
  • Inhalation and exhalation are difficult;
  • Dyspnea.

Endocrine system:

  • Hypoglycemia (developed in patients who receive insulin);
  • Hyperglycaemia;
  • Hypothyroidism.

The impact of metoprolol on the fetus:

  • Growth is delayed
  • Bradycardia.

Other side effects:

  • The appearance of pain in the back and joints
  • Increased body weight
  • Decreased potency.
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