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Losartan vs Atacand for a male patient aged 53

Summary: 2,546 male patients aged 53 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Losartan vs Atacand for a male aged 53. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,130 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Atacand (latest outcomes from 15,228 users) has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What is the symptom

Stomach pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 78,069 Stomach pain patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 2,546 male patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Losartan vs Atacand

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male49Blood Pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Losartan losartan potassiumTeva Pharms
Atacand candesartan cilexetilAstrazeneca

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 49 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Losartan (Teva Pharms)Atacand (Astrazeneca)
Stomach pain1.82%2.38%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Losartan (Teva Pharms)Atacand (Astrazeneca)
Myocardial InfarctionRenal Failure Acute
HypotensionPyrexia
FatigueChest Pain
NauseaMalaise
DizzinessDizziness
PyrexiaDyspnoea
Chest PainDehydration
AstheniaHypertension
Blood Glucose IncreasedArthralgia
Drug IneffectiveFatigue

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Losartan (Teva Pharms)Atacand (Astrazeneca)
EdemaRenal Failure Acute
Myocardial InfarctionFatigue
PneumoniaArthropathy
FatigueHypotension
Erectile DysfunctionHypertension
CoughTendonitis
NauseaAcute Myocardial Infarction
Night SweatsChest Pain
Renal Failure AcuteProstate Cancer
Heart InjuryVomiting

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Losartan0.65%14.38%27.45%49.67%7.84%
Atacand1.61%9.68%50.00%35.48%3.23%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Losartan (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Atacand (candesartan cilexetil) 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.

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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