I Am 57 and had a bypass in april 2010,i didn't have a heart attack just a pulled muscle in my neck ,so they think,they gave me a blood test,they said i needed an angiogram.they told me i was all blocked,so in i go for the op. I feel fitter now than ever bodily,its my head that is all over the place anxiety &depression.The y have started me on antidepressants,but i cant get this idea out of my head that the metoprolol perindopril might have something to do with it.I do not suffer with high b/p and never have.all my readings are good,same as before the op witch were also good.my doctor tells me i have to be on these drugs for the rest of my life.What can i expect if i slowly with doc permission come off these drugs,and just stick with lipitor aspirin,i cant seem to get an answer from my doc. many thanks
Can metoprolol or peridopril cause anxiety and depression?
- 20 Sep 2010 by diamondgeeza
- 13 Oct 2010
- depression, heart attack, anxiety, metoprolol, perindopril
Added 24 Sep 2010:
hi i dont seem to be getting any replies,am iposting my question in the wrong place.thanks
Added 1 Oct 2010:
please someone must be able answer this.i feel sure my meds are not helping me, and would like some info before i see my doc.
Metoprolol can cause depression in 2 to 5 % of patients taking it.
And Perindopril can cause depression (2%) and, in less than 1% of patients, anxiety.
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