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Metoprolol Tartrate vs Accupril for a male patient aged 80

Summary: 6,156 male patients aged 80 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Metoprolol Tartrate vs Accupril for a male aged 80. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Metoprolol tartrate (latest outcomes from 40,488 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Accupril (latest outcomes from 10,693 users) has active ingredients of quinapril hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On May, 21, 2015: 6,156 male patients aged 76 who take the same drugs are studied in Metoprolol Tartrate vs Accupril

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male76Ischaemic Heart Disease Prophylaxis

Drugs to compare:

Metoprolol Tartrate metoprolol tartrateSandoz
Accupril quinapril hydrochloridePfizer Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 76 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)Accupril (Pfizer Pharms)

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)Accupril (Pfizer Pharms)
HypotensionMyocardial Infarction
DizzinessCardiac Failure Congestive
Atrial FibrillationDizziness
Myocardial InfarctionHypertension
Chest PainChest Pain
Cardiac Failure CongestiveNausea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)Accupril (Pfizer Pharms)
Acute Myocardial InfarctionCarotid Artery Stenosis
DizzinessTransient Ischaemic Attack
Myocardial InfarctionRoad Traffic Accident
Erectile DysfunctionInjury
Bone And Joint PainThrombocytopenia

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Metoprolol Tartrate3.16%15.82%41.77%30.38%8.86%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Accupril (quinapril hydrochloride) 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:

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

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