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Metoprolol vs. Trazodone for Anxiety

Metoprolol

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Other Names: Desyrel   Molipaxin   Oleptro
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Metoprolol is a selective beta blocker used in treatment of several diseases of the cardiovascular system, especially hypertension. The active substance metoprolol is employed either as metoprolol succinic acid or metoprolol tartrate (where 100\... Read more on Wikipedia
Trazodone (also sold under the brand names Desyrel, Oleptro, Beneficat, Deprax, Desirel, Molipaxin, Thombran, Trazorel, Trialodine, Trittico, and Mesyrel) is an antidepressant of the serot... Read more on Wikipedia
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By facial numbess moving to throat/toperal 25 XL 1 QD
June 21, 2014
facial numbess moving to throat/toperal 25 XL 1 QD wrote
generic toerpal 25 XL
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By Helen Melon
May 27, 2014
Helen Melon wrote
TRAZADONE STORY
Hey, I take this medicine. Ive been on it for about a month now. When you take it you have to have food in your stomach, never take it on an empty one it will make you really sick. Also once it kicks in you HAVE to lay down and do not get up. Youll feel your limbs started to get heavy like its hard to even lift your own arm. You do get a very weird kind of heavy floaty feeling. If you stand you can faint, pass out, or black out. The room does spin. I know it can be kinda scary the first time bu
Kayley  |  July 28, 2014
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By Pete
May 23, 2014
Pete wrote
Metaprolol vs. Verapamil
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By metoprolol & miscarriage
March 28, 2014
metoprolol & miscarriage wrote
metoprolol & miscarriage
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By Ann Green
March 1, 2014
Ann Green wrote
Reaction To Metoprolol
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By SCREWEDFORLIFE
February 18, 2014
SCREWEDFORLIFE wrote
DO NOT TAKE TRAZADONE--MY HORROR STORY!!!
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Patrick Do you work for the drug company ?
Class Action against Trazodone  |  May 31, 2014
I am a 16 year old female, I took Trazadone for the first time a few weeks ago, I wasn't prescribed but I'm diagnosed with insomnia so in desperate need I took 2 of my moms Trazadone pills, being stupid thinking that one wouldn't work but thinking that 2 would. That night I was already extremely stressed out from boy trouble and had very little if not any food in my stomach. About 15 minutes later I noticed the pills started to kick in and I felt like I had to throw up, from then I just decided
Helen Melon  |  May 27, 2014
LISA this is a dire t result of TRAZADONE. Reasearch the net and you will see MANY MANY men are impotent and cannot achieve a erection. When you view the litigation awards that total in millions to tens of millions depending on the case you can be DAM sure that those drug companies fought tooth and nail and LOST. If there was any chance this was just a coincidence you would not see men who have taken the same drug and have same side effect. And if read the warnings this directly states a side e
SCREWEDFORLIFE  |  May 22, 2014
I've been taking trazodone for sleeping. I've been on it for almost four years now. I've never had a bad experience or health issues. Are you sure it's the trazodone that is making you sick?
Lisa  |  May 22, 2014
I KNOW it was trazodone because my Urologist said so. If you take a look at TRAZODONE awards or lawsuits you will see awards for this same exact situation except not as many surgeries that settle in millions to tens of millions. I did my homework before I posted.
SCREWED FOR LIFE  |  May 21, 2014
Tried to say "not cheap" but ran out of space, I guess.
Kate  |  April 23, 2014
Trazodone does indeed cause priapism and this sounds like it could be related. Sadly, the doctor did not figure this out until the nerve damage had been done. For those with nerve pain, please google PEA Pure or Institute for Neuropathic Pain Netherlands. They have stuff in Europe for nerve pain and it can be imported now that the packaging has the proper English supplement facts on it. I have imported it and used it for nerve pain. It does help, but it takes awhile to kick in and it is not che
Kate  |  April 23, 2014
I'm sorry to hear that you have had such pain and that your lifestyle has significantly suffered; however, I do not believe that trazodone has caused any of your problems. They were probably pre-existing and you only noticed them at around the time you took trazodone. I am no expert but it sound like a normal human mistake associating oneproblem with a coincidental (false) "cause".
Patrick  |  March 25, 2014
Why is it that you think that Trazodone caused this? There is nothing in your story that gives a correlation between the two. What is causing your scrot pain?
Hizze  |  March 25, 2014
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By anish
February 11, 2014
anish wrote
metaprolol side effect?
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By Girl555
November 26, 2013
Girl555 wrote
does anyone know if it's a smooth transition from Cymbalta (Duloxetine) to Trazodone?
Try getting another drug... We are after the FDA to have this drug removed
Class Action against Trazodone  |  May 31, 2014
I have the same swallowing problem with Trazadone but not a breathing problem. I don't eat after taking it and drinking water or milk isn't a problem. Might want to check the dose
Jarbwa23  |  February 7, 2014
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By PG
November 10, 2013
PG wrote
Positive experience
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By Lorraine laFlamme
October 22, 2013
Lorraine laFlamme wrote
Blood Clot
I am on Metoprolol Succinate, 25 mg twice a day for BP control. My pulse can go down to the 50's but it is mostly between 60 and 80 during the 12 hours till next dose. I recently had an eschemic stroke and I am wondering if it contributed to the clot, along with Hydrochlorothiazide I was taking.
Ashman  |  June 7, 2014
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By Naomi
September 26, 2013
Naomi wrote
Metoprolol side-effects
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By Caroline
September 16, 2013
Caroline wrote
trazadone and swallowing problem
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By Betty
September 1, 2013
Betty wrote
Shortness of breath and Metoprolol
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By When1Was
August 25, 2013
When1Was wrote
Great for gaining weight, bad for sleeping!
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By Maegan
August 1, 2013
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trazadone & nausea
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What patients are saying about Metoprolol vs. Trazodone

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that I'm using the two (Metoprolol and Trazadone), as...
...are exactly right about the trazadone not working as an ...I'm glad that I'm using the two (Metoprolol and Trazadone), as my mood is significantly improved and my sleep is...
: --:\" I take 2mg clonazepam, 900 mg gabapentin,...
I HATE TRAZADONE! : --:\" I take 2mg clonazepam, 900 mg gabapentin, 200 mg sertraline, 100 mg metroprolol and 20 mg Zocor each night in addition to 24/7 75mcg Fentanyl. Sometimes I wake up before...
bed I take a cocktail of Trazodone, Metroprolol, Buspirone,...
Quote: I did until I started taking Trazodone. In fact before bed I take a cocktail of Trazodone, Metroprolol, Buspirone, and sometimes Clonazepam (that's...
any anxiety. I've also been on Metoprolol 25 mg once a day...
...my Ambien and had been prescribed Trazodone as a replacement for a ...any anxiety. I've also been on Metoprolol 25 mg once a day and ...or if it is the Trazodone. If anyone has had any...
mg 1x day then takes trazadone 100mg 1x day at night before...
...meth. Have BP issues. On metoprolol. Will he be okay? My ...37 he said he is on the blood pressure med metoprolol 25mg 2x day also ...mg 1x day then takes trazadone 100mg 1x day at night...
fixes things. I take 2 metoprolol pills a day for heart...
...things. I take 2 metoprolol pills a day for heart 1 prednisone for eyes, and 1 trazadone for sleep. I need to ask doc better questions, but I trust her to do the right things. The anxiety is better...
meds I take now are Trazodone for sleep, Metoprolol for...
...BuSpar which is the only medicine approved for the specific treatment of panic disorder. That didn't help. Finally I was prescribed Lorazepam. ...now are Trazodone for sleep, Metoprolol for hear...
trazadone, clarinex, metoprolol and naproxin.....Should I...
...currently taking several medication....Topamax, prozax, trazadone, clarinex, metoprolol and naproxin.....Should I wear a ...The topamax I take because...
Lyrica 150mg BID Metoprolol 50mg BID Clonidine 0.1mg BID...
...now, but have been on Effexor XR for about a ...on: Lyrica 150mg BID Metoprolol 50mg BID Clonidine 0.1mg BID Trazodone 100mg QHS I don't ...in blood pressure, feeling dizzy and disor...
in unisom, but i wonder if trazadone would be better or if...
...unisom, but i wonder if trazadone would be better or ...with the beta blocker metoprolol if needed for anxiety, but have heard clonidine is better for withdrawal.  What ...
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