Table 2.

Adverse effects of β blockers

Type of adverse effectActive drugPlaceboCorrelation*
*Correlation calculated from data in article.
DepressionComplaint2.2% to 40%0% to 39.8%0.977
Withdrawal0% to 1.9%0% to 2.6%0.998
FatigueComplaint1% to 66.8%0.7% to 62.1%0.987
Withdrawal0.4% to 5.1%0.1% to 2.6%0.505
Sexual dysfunctionComplaint3.8% to 43.2%4% to 42%0.982
Withdrawal0.2% to 2.2%0% to 0.4%Not meaningful