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Metoprolol Tartrate vs Accupril, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 79

This is personalized comparison of Metoprolol Tartrate vs Accupril for a male aged 79. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Metoprolol tartrate (latest outcomes from 40,394 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Accupril (latest outcomes from 10,689 users) has active ingredients of quinapril hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Jul, 16, 2014: 6,142 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:

DrugIngredientsCompany
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)
Accupril

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)Accupril (Pfizer Pharms)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)
DizzinessCardiac Failure Congestive
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Dizziness
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Chest PainChest Pain
DiarrhoeaFall
Cardiac Failure CongestiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

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)
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Haematoma (collection of blood outside the blood vessels)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Carotid Artery Stenosis (narrowing of carotid artery)
DizzinessEmbolism (obstruction of an artery, typically by a clot of blood or an air bubble)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))
Anaemia (lack of blood)Injury
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Road Traffic Accident
Bone And Joint PainArthralgia (joint pain)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
Erectile DysfunctionMyocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Metoprolol Tartrate3.61%16.87%39.76%30.72%9.04%
Accupril0.00%0.00%36.84%42.11%21.05%

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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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