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Garcinia Cambogia vs Atenolol, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 54

This is personalized comparison of Garcinia Cambogia vs Atenolol for a female aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Garcinia cambogia (latest outcomes from 200 users) has active ingredients of garcinia. It is often used in lipids abnormal.

Atenolol (latest outcomes from 82,630 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Jul, 9, 2014: 7,370 female patients aged 53 who take the same drugs are studied in Garcinia Cambogia vs Atenolol

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Garcinia Cambogia garcinianot specified
Atenolol atenololnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 53 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Garcinia CambogiaAtenolol
Webbing Of Neck (a congenital skin fold that runs along the sides of the neck down to the shoulders)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Labile Affect (emotional incontinence refers to a neurologic disorder characterized by involuntary crying)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Sexual Dysfunction (difficulty experienced by an individual or a couple during any stage of a normal sexual activity)Headache (pain in head)
Lack Of CoordinationChest Pain
Stress And AnxietyPyrexia (fever)
Ligament Sprain (ligament stretched)Asthenia (weakness)
High Blood PressureDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Bursitis (inflammation of a bursa, typically one in the knee, elbow, or shoulder)Drug Ineffective
Menopause Transition (the length of menstrual cycles often changes and women may skip their menstrual periods more often)Vomiting
Leg CrampingArthralgia (joint pain)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Garcinia CambogiaAtenolol
Headache (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)
Menopause (end of monthly cycles in women)
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
Temporomandibular Joint Syndrome (pain at the temporomandibular joint due to various causes of increased muscle tension and spasm. it is believed that syndrome is a physical manifestation of psychological stress)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Garcinia Cambogia40.62%46.88%12.50%0.00%0.00%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Garcinia Cambogia (garcinia) is often used to treat lipids abnormal. Atenolol (atenolol) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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