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Old 11-12-2010, 01:34 PM   #1
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I have been taking this drug for high blood pressure for about 3 months,for the past 2 months,I have been snezzing and running nose like I have a cold,also having problems getting an erection.Anyone else taking this drug and having problems like this or does anyone know if these are side effects from this drug Thanks

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Old 11-28-2010, 10:49 PM   #2
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Re: Metoprolol

Hi happygoguy,

Yes indeedy, it does sound like metopolol could be the problem.
Erectile dysfunction has been reported as one possible side effect of metopolol and all beta blockers for that matter. Also, respiratory side effects, although rare, have been reported in 1% of patients using beta blockers and include wheezing, bronchospasm, shortness of breath and, here it comes, rhinitis, which seems to be what you are dealing with.

Definitely speak to your doctor about this and discuss an alternative medication.

Good luck,


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