Bystolic vs Metoprolol

Bystolic
(Rx)
Metoprolol
(Rx)
Bystolic is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Metoprolol is a cardiovascular medication (beta blocker).
Satisfaction Score
?
3.7
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
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3.2
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
3.2
Concern level
1.9
Helpfulness
for High Blood Pressure
2.5
Concern level
1.8
Approval Date
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December 17, 2007
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
5,448 Discussions
26,462 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#2 for A Fib
#3 for Heart Attack
#4 for Heart Failure
Bystolic is prescribed for High Blood Pressure and is mostly mentioned together with this indication. In addition, our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib, although it is not approved for this condition.
Condition
Number of posts
#2 for A Fib
#3 for Anxiety
#4 for Tachycardia
#5 for Palpitations
#6 for PVC's
#7 for Arrythmia
#8 for Chest Pain
#9 for Heart Attack
#10 for Migraines
#12 for Angina
#13 for Heart Failure
#14 for Shaking
Metoprolol is prescribed for High Blood Pressure, Tachycardia, Palpitations, PVC's, Arrythmia, Chest Pain and Heart Attack and is mostly mentioned together with these indications. Our data suggest that it is taken for A Fib and Anxiety, although it is not approved for these conditions.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Bys
Weight Gain
9
Shortness of Breath
9
Depression
7
Insomnia
6
Nausea
6
Asthma
4
Weakness
4
Hair Loss
4
Weight Loss
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Met
Shortness of Breath
8
Depression
7
Nausea
6
Weight Gain
5
Insomnia
4
Weakness
4
Weight Loss
3
Cough
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
3
Hair Loss
3
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Metoprolol
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Weight Gain
Bys
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9
5
Shortness of Breath
Bys
Met
9
8
Depression
Bys
Met
7
7
Insomnia
Bys
Met
6
4
Nausea
Bys
Met
6
6
Asthma
Bys
Met
4
0
Weakness
Bys
Met
4
4
Hair Loss
Bys
Met
4
3
Weight Loss
Bys
Met
3
3
Withdrawal Symptoms
Bys
Met
3
3
Shortness of Breath
Met
Bys
8
9
Depression
Met
Bys
7
7
Nausea
Met
Bys
6
6
Weight Gain
Met
Bys
5
9
Insomnia
Met
Bys
4
6
Weakness
Met
Bys
4
4
Weight Loss
Met
Bys
3
3
Cough
Met
Bys
3
0
Withdrawal Symptoms
Met
Bys
3
3
Hair Loss
Met
Bys
3
4
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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C Category C
Before taking Bystolic during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
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Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Bystolic and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Metoprolol and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Dosages
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Tablet: 2.5 mg, 5 mg, 10 mg, 20 mg
No methods of use & dosage information found
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
Should be taking the same way every time either with food or on empty stomach because food may alter drug absorption.
Ingredients
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Nebivolol Hcl
Metoprolol Tartrate, Metoprolol Succinate
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Bystolic and Metoprolol: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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