can blood pressure medicine cause anxiety

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While anxiety attacks are not listed specifically as a side effect of Toprol, there is a warning that if you experience any of the following side effects to contact your doctor immediately:

symptoms of a very slow heartbeat (e.g., persistent dizziness, fainting, unusual fatigue)

bluish discoloration of the fingers and toes
numbness/tingling/swelling of the hands or feet
decreased sexual ability
reversible hair loss

mental/mood changes
trouble breathing
unexplained or sudden weight gain
increased thirst
increased urination

Mental and mood changes could include anxiety attacks.