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Minax Side Effects

Common Minax Side Effects


The most commonly reported Minax side effects (click to view or check a box to report):

Dizziness (2)
Lethargy (2)
Insomnia (2)
Sepsis (1)
Pneumonia Bacterial (1)
Stomach Discomfort (1)
Fatigue (1)
Arthritis Bacterial (1)
Fall (1)
Palpitations (1)
Feeling Abnormal (1)
Neck Injury (1)
Heart Rate Abnormal (1)
Head Injury (1)
Hallucination, Visual (1)
Heart Rate Decreased (1)
Irritability (1)
Nervousness (1)
Loss Of Consciousness (1)
Nightmare (1)

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If you or someone in your family has experienced a serious side effect to a health product, you are encouraged to report the experience to your health care professional (e.g. physician, pharmacist). You could also complete a copy of the side effect reporting form or report your side effect to FDA.

Side effects reports are analyzed to discover potential health product safety signals. Some important reactions may take an extremely long time to develop or occur infrequently. Continued monitoring of adverse reactions is thus essential to maintain a comprehensive safety and effectiveness profile of health products.

Minax Side Effects Reported to FDA

The following Minax reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Minax on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has found a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.
Arthritis Bacterial, Sepsis
This is a report of a female patient (weight: NA) from AUSTRALIA, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Minax (dosage: 0.5 Df, Bid, start time: Oct 19, 2010), combined with:
  • Nexium (1 Df, Qd)
  • Zoledronoc Acid (5 Mg)
and developed a serious reaction and side effect(s). The consumer presented with:
  • Arthritis Bacterial
  • Sepsis
which developed after the beginning of treatment. This case can indicate the possible existence of increased vulnerability to Minax treatment in female patients, resulting in arthritis bacterial side effect. The patient was hospitalized.

Dizziness, Fatigue, Chest Pain, Irritability, Lethargy, Palpitations
This report suggests a potential Minax Dizziness, Fatigue, Chest Pain, Irritability, Lethargy, Palpitations side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A male patient (weight: NA) from AUSTRALIA was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA and used Minax (dosage: 50 Mg) starting Aug 19, 2011. Soon after starting Minax the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
  • Dizziness
  • Fatigue
  • Chest Pain
  • Irritability
  • Lethargy
  • Palpitations
Drugs used concurrently:
  • Lipitor (40 Mg)
  • Pradaxa (220 Mg)
Although Minax demonstrated significant improvements in a number of clinically relevant cases, troublesome symptoms, such as dizziness, may still occur.

Asthenia, Dizziness, Bradycardia
This Asthenia, Dizziness, Bradycardia problem was reported by a health professional from UNITED STATES. A 59-year-old male patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following symptoms/conditions: NA. On Sep 01, 2010 this consumer started treatment with Minax (dosage: NA). The following drugs were being taken at the same time:
  • Apixaban
When commencing Minax, the patient experienced the following unwanted symptoms/side effects:
  • Asthenia
  • Dizziness
  • Bradycardia
The patient was hospitalized.Although all drugs are carefully tested before they are licensed for use, they carry side effect risks. Some side effects, such as asthenia, may become evident only after a product is in use by the general population.

Contusion, Pneumonia Bacterial
This is a report of a female patient (weight: NA) from AUSTRALIA. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Minax (dosage: Unk) starting Mar 20, 2004. Concurrently used drugs:
  • Vitamin D (Unk)
  • Lovaza (Unk)
  • Glucosamine (Unk)
  • Citrical (Unk)
  • Prednisone Tab (Unk)
  • Plavix
  • Plavix
Soon after that, the consumer experienced the following side effects:
  • Contusion
  • Pneumonia Bacterial
The patient was hospitalized. This opens a possibility that Minax treatment could cause the above reactions, including contusion, and some female subjects may be more susceptible.


Depression, Insomnia, Nervousness, Tachyphrenia
A 57-year-old male patient (weight: NA) from AUSTRALIA with the following symptoms/conditions: atrial fibrillation started Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) treatment (dosage: 25 Mg;twice A Day; Oral; 12.5 Mg;twice A Day; Oral) on Dec 09, 2008. Soon after starting Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) treatment, the subject experienced various side effects, including:
  • Depression
  • Insomnia
  • Nervousness
  • Tachyphrenia
Concurrently used drugs: NA. This finding indicates that some male patients could be more vulnerable to Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg).

Crying, Diarrhoea, Dyspnoea, Emotional Disorder, Hallucination, Visual, Insomnia, Lethargy, Nightmare, Stomach Discomfort
A 34-year-old female patient from AUSTRALIA (weight: NA) experienced symptoms, such as: sinus tachycardia and was treated with Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg)(dosage: 100 Mg; Twice A Day; Oral; 50 Mg; Twice A Day; Oral). The treatment was initiated on Nov 01, 2007. After that a consumer reported the following side effect(s):
  • Crying
  • Diarrhoea
  • Dyspnoea
  • Emotional Disorder
  • Hallucination, Visual
  • Insomnia
  • Lethargy
  • Nightmare
  • Stomach Discomfort
Concurrently used drugs, which potentially could have contributed to side effect(s) or affected Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) efficacy: NA.

Blood Pressure Increased
In this report, Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) was administered for the following condition: blood pressure.A 73-year-old female consumer from (weight: NA) started Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) treatment (dosage: 50 Mg; Twice A Day; Oral) on Oct 26, 2007.Sometime after starting the treatment, the patient complained of the following side effect(s):
  • Blood Pressure Increased
A possible interaction with other drugs could have contributed to this reaction:
  • Zanidip
  • Atacand
  • Acimax
  • Aspirin Bp
Establishing a causal relationship between a specific drug and consumer's side effects is complex, but it is possible that in this report Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) treatment could be related to the listed above side effect(s).

Blood Pressure Fluctuation, Cardiac Stress Test Abnormal, Fall, Feeling Abnormal, Head Injury, Heart Rate Abnormal, Heart Rate Decreased, Loss Of Consciousness, Neck Injury
This is a report of the following Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) side effect(s):
  • Blood Pressure Fluctuation
  • Cardiac Stress Test Abnormal
  • Fall
  • Feeling Abnormal
  • Head Injury
  • Heart Rate Abnormal
  • Heart Rate Decreased
  • Loss Of Consciousness
  • Neck Injury
A 72-year-old female patient from (weight: NA) presented with the following condition: hypertension and received a treatment with Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) (dosage: 50 Mg; Daily; Oral) starting: Aug 01, 2007.The following concurrently used drugs could have generated interactions:
  • Karvea
  • Prozac /00724401/
  • Endep
  • Ginko Biloba
  • Lutire
  • Thyro-co
The patient was hospitalized.This report suggests that a Minax (metoprolol Tartrate) (50 Mg) treatment could be associated with the listed above side effect(s).



Keep Track of Side Effects

Note Your Observations

It is really important to keep of your symptoms, right from the time you start a new medicine. You can do it any way you prefer: in a notebook, in a computer file or using our online tool. You should also note down any other medicines you are taking at the same time, because there could be an interaction between these medicines.

Why Your Notes are Important

Your notes could be helpful in several ways:

  • You can use them to remind you of details that may alert your health care professional(s) to a problem
  • You will have a record to refer to in the future, in case you are ever prescribed the same medicine again

  • Log Form

    You can use the following log form to write down important information, like the date and time you experienced a side effect and your symptoms, how strong the symptoms were, and any other medicines you were using.

    Medicine Name and Dosage:
    Side Effects Scale Date & Time Other Medicine(s) or Treatment(s)
    Scale: 1 = very mild to 10 = very bad

    You are encouraged to report negative side effects of prescription drugs to the FDA. Visit the FDA MedWatch website or call 1-800-FDA-1088.


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