Has anyone experienced nightly nightmares that seriously disturb sleep while taking this medication.
I took Metoprolol ER 50mg for 5 weeks. Detailed dreams (many in color and sometimes 3-4 different ones a night) and my blood pressure got worse. Went to the Doc and complained and he said my BP was 220 on the top (I didn't hear the bottome number-I was in shock). Have been on something else now for 4 days and my BP is great and no dreams.
I have insomnia a lot. Nightmares almost every night. and they make me miserable. They seem to go on and on. Headaches during the day. I was a person who never had headaches and was a very sound sleeper. I always joked that you could take the bed out from under me and I wouldn't know it. Not any more!
1softball mom Says:
ABSOLUTELY.... I started having bizarre dreams as soon as I started to take it. I then progressed to very vivid nightmares and now I do not want to sleep because of it. Not the wonder drug they say it is. I want off it and as soon as I can convince my doctor, I am getting as far away from it as I can. It also has caused me to gain over 30 pounds and I am far from a couch potato.
Possibly Related Threads:
metoprolol withdrawal i've been taking metoprolol for several years as partial treatment for high blood pressure. through diet and xcercis... 413 replies
metoprolol & hair loss I have been taking 200 mg. a day for about 4 years. I thought it was a coincidence that I've lost 50% of my hair dur... 106 replies
Metoprolol side effects I started Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg being one tab every 12 hours. I was in the hospital with pressure of 200/130 , someti... 24 replies
METOPROLOL SUCC ER 50 MG oblong tablet, G282 imprint on back, scored on front to break in half ## I could not find anything with that marking in ... 23 replies
metoprolol succ er 50mg This is a white large oval tablet with a slpit on one side down the middle and 369 on the other side. The Mfr. is ETHEX ... 20 replies
Metoprolol Tart 25mg - Mylan I took Metoprolol Tart for 2 months, June - July 09 and my heart rate dropped drastically, admitted to hospital with che... 18 replies
METOPROLOL ER 50MG TAB PAR My Pills Metoprol ER 50 is oval with a line for splitting. On other side 369. Is this Metoprolol? Can' find that des... 17 replies
Metoprolol Tartrate 25mg Tab is it best time to take this medicine morning or night ## Has your doctor made any specific recommendation? Metoprolol i... 11 replies
metoprolol succinate er 50mg tabs medium size, white, oval, scored tablet, number 369 imprinted on tablet ## Metoprolol Succinate Er 50mg Tabs with number... 9 replies
metoprolol succ er and metoprolol tab tar have been on toprol xl (non Generic) for 11 yrs., presc. coverage changed, size of pills discontinued, etc, took metopro... 9 replies