... this one of the common side effects it has or should I talk to the doc about my concerns??
Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol) side effects
Get emergency medical help if you have any of these signs of an allergic reaction: hives; *****difficulty breathing****; swelling of your face, lips, tongue, or throat.
Call your doctor at once if you have any of these serious side effects:
chest pain, pounding heartbeats or fluttering in your chest;
feeling light-headed, fainting;
*****feeling short of breath, even with mild exertion;****
swelling of your hands or feet;
nausea, upper stomach pain, itching, loss of appetite, dark urine, clay-colored stools, jaundice (yellowing of the skin or eyes);
easy bruising, unusual bleeding (nose, mouth, vagina, or rectum), purple or red pinpoint spots under your skin;
wheezing, trouble breathing;
depression, confusion, memory problems, hallucinations; or
cold feeling in your hands and feet.
Less serious side effects may include:
dry mouth, constipation, heartburn, vomiting, diarrhea;
decreased sex drive, impotence, or difficulty having an orgasm;
headache, drowsiness, tired feeling;
sleep problems (insomnia); or
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I do not know how hard it is for you to breath, but I suggest someone takes you to the ER and talk to your Dr. tomorrow.
As long as its just a slow respiratory rate and not actually difficulty breathing, I would just call the doc in the am and see what they say.
- Metoprolol Information for Consumers
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- Side Effects of Metoprolol (detailed)
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