Toprol-xl Side Effects

Side effects and experiences with Toprol-xl by users like you. Post Yours Now.
  1. link Babbs57
    sinus problems
    My sister has been on this med for a little while. She has been having a lot of sinus problems, and coughing, could this a Toprol xl side effect?
    Babbs57- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Toprol-XL
  2. link Mamabee
    Does anyone on Metropol have a problem with blocked nose and ears everyday??
    Mamabee- over a year ago
  3. link Egurin
    90-year old on 200 mg Toprol-XL
    My mom is 90, and on a strong dose of Toprol for both high BP and congestive heart failure, but within last several months, is extremely weak, fatigued and has increased shortness of breath. I know here age is very advanced, but this seems like a hig - 53% more...
    Egurin- over a year ago - in Toprol-XL
  4. link Fastheart
    has helped me a great deal
    used to have a heart rate of 125 on average. No doctor ever thought anything of this. I am now 52. And I have always been this way. Finally, I was short of breath, and my heart was racing, and I am a type II diabetic, because of being on statins. Now - 68% more...
    Fastheart- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Toprol-XL
  5. link Kcaravelli
    I have been on Toprol XL for 10 years. I love how it has slowed my heart and allowed it to repair itself. My ejection fraction went from 30% to about 50% on this therapy with some Liprinosil thrown in. I have been on 300 mg of Toproll XL. One of my c - 25% more...
    Kcaravelli- over a year ago
  6. link Papajink
    Toprol-XL toprol xl
    HI just turn 48yrs I'm male i tapered off from 100mg then down 50mg for two week than 25mg for two week now I'm feeling funny Neck tighting weird though will this feeling go away soon this is my 5th day off toprol xl
    Papajink- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Toprol-XL
  7. link Agba
    what were you taking toprol xl for in the first?I have been taking toprol xl 50mg for 23yrs.I started having neck tightening,palpitation and anxiety before I was placed on Toprol xl 50mg.I am 46yrs old now.I was diagnosed with mitral valve prolapse 2 - 70% more...
    Agba- over a year ago
  8. link Buisnitch
    Toprol causes weight gain, change meds!
    God, I have gone from 100lbs to 140lbs since I started taking this evil medication 2 years ago and I am stopping it tomorrow, I don't care about the side effects from stopping cold turkey. I'd rather have high BP forever than keep gaining a pound a w - 8% more...
    Buisnitch- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Toprol-XL
  9. link Momtwotwins
    Please don't stop before talking to your doctor first...Would you rather have a stroke?? It happened to me.. I have 5 yr old twins and Its been 4 months since I have had a bleed in my brain from hyperyension.. I am a registered nurse.. I am still rel - 27% more...
    Momtwotwins- over a year ago
  10. link Stormy_shivers
    Toprol -XL the good the bad and the indifferent
    I had a rapid heart which is what took me into the doctors office to begin with. Just the regular job not a very demanding job as far as exercise my heart rate was about 120. I was put on Toprol-xl 50mg my heart rate dropped down to where it should h - 80% more...
    Stormy_shivers- over a year ago - in Toprol-XL
  11. link Trishrees
    Toprol xl and chest pains
    I have been taking toprol xl for 7 months and have had chest pains and rapid heart beat off and on. But the last month it is on a daily basis. I have had a gall bladder test, cat scan, ekg, heart ultrasound and echo tests. All test are normal. What c - 21% more...
    Trishrees- over a year ago - in Toprol-XL
  12. link Ctlady
    Toprol-XL toprol xl, crazy dreams, high blood pressure, exercise program, cold hands
    Hi. I started Toprol-XL 25 two years ago due to high blood pressure. Recently(Feb 2009) began an exercise program (walking) and lost twenty pounds. I was allowed to reduce to 12.5 mg for a few months. My BP was still looking great so I was told by my - 78% more...
    Ctlady- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Toprol-XL
  13. link Deborahnaj13
    I'm a 44 yr. old Female, I took Metoprolol for 1 yr. ( A year from HELL!!) I had Severe Anxiety Attacks, My heart Rate stayed around 48-54 bpm. I felt Tired all the time.I constantly stayed in the ER with my B/P going up. I took a Decadron Shot for a - 88% more...
    Deborahnaj13- over a year ago
  14. link Jws24
    Did you ever have pvcs before metoprolol... After you weaned off did the pvcs eventually go away ? Thanks
    Jws24- over a year ago
  15. link Kbugary
    Toprol-XL troprol xl, lack of oxygen, fitness instructor, metoprolol, weight training
    HI, I was prescribed IC Metoprolol succ er 25 mg. same as Toprol xl. I feel tried, I am a fitness instructor and teach 13 classes a week. 8 aerobic and 5 weight training classes. I continue to gain weight. With this being a blocker, I have just come - 74% more...
    Kbugary- over a year ago - 6 Replies - in Toprol-XL
  16. link Kbugary
    I have been off that for some time, my doctor took me off thank goodness, I now take Bystolic 5 mg, a calcium blocker, it slows down your heart, my resting heart rate was 88, and I am a fitness instructor and have been for 24 years so it should be lo - 57% more...
    Kbugary- over a year ago
  17. link Mygrantpandt
    I just decided to check on this drug,,,I am only taking 25mg,,,in the evening for pvcs,,and am on a bp med during the day,,i too am tired,,and dizzy off and on.and I have gained 12# in 6 weeks.! I am going to call my Dr to see if there is something e - 25% more...
    Mygrantpandt- over a year ago
  18. link Rblaugh
    Toprol stopped my gout
    I had chronic gout for many years before going on Toprol to control my high blood pressure. Within days of starting Toprol, my gout cleared up and did not return UNTIL my doctor replaced my Toprol with a "similar" medicine. Within 3 days of - 47% more...
    Rblaugh- over a year ago - in Toprol-XL
  19. link Barbb143
    Toprol-XL heart desiese, life style changes, migraine sufferer, fitness instructor, breast cancer
    I am a 41 year old female in DENIAL about my high blood pressure as I don't drink, smoke and I am a fitness instructor. My BP averaged 145-95 daily. The DR explained TOPROL was designed for someone like me. The med will not be fighting my life style, - 65% more...
    Barbb143- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Toprol-XL
  20. link Kfco
    Toprol may have been designed for someone like you, but its not great for everyone. I was put on Toprol a few years ago for mildly high BP, and I hated it. I had been working out 4-5 days a week, and I started putting on weight with the Toprol. I gai - 74% more...
    Kfco- over a year ago
  21. link Skippytoo
    Toprol-XL toprol xl, palpitations, holter monitor, doctor calls, exercise stress
    I started taking Toprol XL seven years ago to control palpitations. Side effects I have experienced include loss of hair, coldness in my hands and feet, probably due to the lower blood pressure, and, believe it or not, palpitations. I am somewhat, bu - 90% more...
    Skippytoo- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Toprol-XL
  22. link Ejcaton
    I am very amazed at finally finding this post. I have been on Toprol XL for about 18 months now. I too started out with some minor bothersome palpitations, and told my doctor. He put me on 50 MG of generic lopressor right away, 2 25 mg tabs a day, af - 79% more...
    Ejcaton- over a year ago
  23. link Taterwood1
    Toprol-XL toprol xl, tb patient, anxiety attacks, high blood pressure, metoprolol
    I was given Metoprolol, a generic for Toprol-XL several months ago, for high blood pressure. It was prescribed after I was determined to be allergic to Lisinopril. ( It caused a cough that lasted 3 months; I sounded like a TB patient.) Anyway, I have - 67% more...
    Taterwood1- over a year ago - 4 Replies - in Toprol-XL
  24. link Dsgermick
    Change doctors!!!!
    Dsgermick- over a year ago
  25. link Drfnc
    Toprol-XL heart palpitations, difficulty breathing, toprol, allergies, toprol xl
    I have been on Toprol 25 mg for almost a year for heart palpitations. I has worked for the palpitations, but the side effects have been a challenge. I have gained about 20 pounds, have the vivid nightmares, lack of energy, etc. One thing that I have - 31% more...
    Drfnc- over a year ago - 8 Replies - in Toprol-XL
  26. link Skantes
    I take toprol xl 25 mg and find it very helpful. I have not gained one pound and find that my heart rate is normal now. If I have any anxiety I take a 1/2 xanax and that takes care of it.
    Skantes- over a year ago
  27. link Kimico1117
    Toprol-XL emotional side effects, emotionally numb
    Has anyone experienced any emotional side effects? I am 22 and I feel as if I am emotionally numb. It's as if I just don't feel anything anymore. Anybody?
    Kimico1117- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Toprol-XL
  28. link Murphyliss
    I have been looking into this as well because I have been feeling depressed too (emotionally numb is exactly how I have been feeling). I have been on the pill for 3 months straight and just stopped for 5 days and already feel so much happier. My outl - 77% more...
    Murphyliss- over a year ago
  29. link Peacelover
    Toprol-XL low blood pressure, increasing weight, added benefit, palpitations, deep breathing
    It IS possible to wean off Toprol! I just wanted to offer hope to anyone who is having trouble getting off Toprol or who thinks it is not possible to get off it. I was on Toprol for seven years for hypertension. I started on 25 mg and eventually went - 86% more...
    Peacelover- over a year ago - 2 Replies - in Toprol-XL
  30. link Peacelover
    Hi! I have been doing fine off the Toprol. It was rough in the beginning because as I weaned off it, my heart rate starting going faster at times, but that is normal. Our heart rate DOES change depending on stress, moods, etc. Over time, it got bette - 52% more...
    Peacelover- over a year ago
  31. link Blondie1973
    Hi there...I too have been on Toprol Xl for 7yrs and was actually thinking about weaning off...I hear all sorts of horror stories though. I was just curious how have you been since you have weaned off and if you had any problems??? The main reason I - 61% more...
    Blondie1973- over a year ago
  32. link Putka
    I THOUGHT MY HUSBAND WAS GETTING ALZHEIMER'S
    Three and a half years ago, my husband was put on Toprol, after experiencing light headedness, and a "funny feeling". We had just arrived at an altitude of 7,000 ft a couple of days before this. The doctors finally decided that he had an af - 84% more...
    Putka- over a year ago - in Toprol-XL
  33. link Cajun Man
    Toprol-XL maintaining erections, toprol xl, erectile problem, cialis, erection
    I am 47 years old an have been taking Toprol-Xl for many years now. Does anyone out there get sleepy, very sleepy during the day. Some days it takes all that I have not to fall asleep at work. For the guys out there, does anyone have problems maintai - 44% more...
    Cajun Man- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Toprol-XL
  34. link Mccomb63
    I HAVE THE SAME TIREDNESS PROBLEM. I TAKE 75 MG ONE A DAY. ED PROBLEM IS FIXED WITH 5 MG CIALIS. I FIND THAT THE CIALIS WORKS THE BEST AS IT DOESN'T GIVE ME ANY SINUS HEADACHE. ANY BETA BLOCKER CAUSED A MAJOR SEXUAL PROBLEM. I COULD NOT FEEL AN ORGAS - 55% more...
    Mccomb63- over a year ago
  35. link Alufa
    Toprol-XL chronic cough, various tests, medication
    Since being on this medication, I seem to have developed a chronic cough. Have had various tests to rule out other causes. Has anybody else had a chronic cough develop since using this drug?
    Alufa- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Toprol-XL
  36. link Kaara
    I also have developed a chronic cough and did not know what it was until I read by accident that this drug could cause a chronic cough....bingo! I stopped taking the medication immediately and will be checking with my doctor for an alternative prescr - 21% more...
    Kaara- over a year ago
  37. link Janlynnrobin
    Toprol-XL blood pressure medicine, chronic cough, allergies, would have thought that, would have thought
    I developed a chronic cough while on Toprol. It got so bad I could hardly talk on the phone or sleep. Thinking I was developing and allergy, I went to an ENT doctor and an allergist. They treated me for allergies. By chance, on my annual physical wit - 68% more...
    Janlynnrobin- over a year ago - 1 Reply - in Toprol-XL
  38. link Kaara
    Yes I have had the same thing and it has been driving me crazy! By chance I came upon the likely cause while on the internet looking for something else. I stopped taking my medicine immediately and plan to see the doctor for another prescription that - 48% more...
    Kaara- over a year ago