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Isosorbide Dinitrate vs Isosorbide Mononitrate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 80

This is personalized comparison of Isosorbide Dinitrate vs Isosorbide Mononitrate for a female aged 80. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Isosorbide dinitrate (latest outcomes from 8,047 users) has active ingredients of isosorbide dinitrate. It is often used in angina.

Isosorbide mononitrate (latest outcomes from 10,476 users) has active ingredients of isosorbide mononitrate. It is often used in angina.

What is the symptom

Rash papular (redness with papule) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, psoriasis, crohn's disease.(latest reports from Rash papular 7,177 patients)

On Oct, 26, 2014: 4,122 female patients aged 77 who take the same drugs are studied in Isosorbide Dinitrate vs Isosorbide Mononitrate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female77Heart Rate Irregular

Drugs to compare:

Isosorbide Dinitrate isosorbide dinitrateWest Ward
Isosorbide Mononitrate isosorbide mononitrateTeva

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 77 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Isosorbide Dinitrate (West Ward)Isosorbide Mononitrate (Teva)
Rash Papular0.00%0.46%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Isosorbide Dinitrate (West Ward)Isosorbide Mononitrate (Teva)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DizzinessChest Pain
Chest PainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Cardiac Failure CongestiveMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
FallCardiac Failure Congestive
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dizziness
Anaemia (lack of blood)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Condition AggravatedHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Fall
Depressed Level Of ConsciousnessAsthenia (weakness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Isosorbide Dinitrate (West Ward)Isosorbide Mononitrate (Teva)
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)Upper Respiratory Tract Infection
Renal Disorder (kidney disease)Pain In Extremity
Lung Abscess (pus in lungs)Dizziness
Tooth Infection (pus formation in tooth)Pneumonia
Fistula (an abnormal connection or passageway between two)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Angiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)Weight Increased
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Lung Abscess (pus in lungs)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Isosorbide Dinitrate0.
Isosorbide Mononitrate0.00%16.67%70.83%12.50%0.00%

Comments from or about the patient:

very itchy,red rash chest and back and face.

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Isosorbide Dinitrate (isosorbide dinitrate) is often used to treat angina. Isosorbide Mononitrate (isosorbide mononitrate) is often used to treat angina. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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