this is just a comment. I have been treated for depression and anxiety since 1996. I take Effexor XR 75mg and Remeron 30 mg. I have been on this combination for 6+ years and doing pretty well with them. In May 2008 I was started on Toprol XL 25 mg. It worked for my blood pressure and lowered it but it also made my depression worse and I finally went to my doctor to get off of them. I am now weaning off of the Toprol XL. I am on the second day of 12.5mg and I can't tell you how bad I have felt all day. Extreme anxiety and jittery. I CANNOT wait for this drug to be out of my system. i will be starting lisinopril for my blood pressure, hopefully with better results.
I was on Toprol xl 200mg for 6.5 years and diovan !!!!!
had subborn high blood pressure ! it was the one of the worse ever b.p meds iv taken
I was a walking zombie - forgot what it was like to be normal - depression and anxiety and pannic attacks were common everyday on this stuff !
im on a ccb cal channel blocker now.. and having a world of problems !
zestril (lisinopril ) has some pertty bad side effects too! - with chemical meds its a no win deal, with side effects - they all have them !!
It took me aprox 4 to 5 months to ween off the toprol xl -
mustangGirl0716 : did your doctor put on meds for depression and anxiety after being
put on the toprol xl ? or before ??
as I came down with depression and anxiety and pannic attacks ,after I was on the stuff
then was treated for it.. with other meds ! its a ban aid to mask the side effects of toprol xl .. best to get off the junk !
try something diffrent ..
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