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Telmisartan vs Bisoprolol Fumarate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 74

This is personalized comparison of Telmisartan vs Bisoprolol Fumarate for a male aged 74. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Telmisartan (latest outcomes from 1,783 users) has active ingredients of telmisartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Bisoprolol fumarate (latest outcomes from 15,996 users) has active ingredients of bisoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Dec, 8, 2014: 3,687 male patients aged 71 who take the same drugs are studied in Telmisartan vs Bisoprolol Fumarate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male71Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Telmisartan telmisartannot specified
Bisoprolol Fumarate bisoprolol fumarateSandoz

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 71 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

TelmisartanBisoprolol Fumarate (Sandoz)
None

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TelmisartanBisoprolol Fumarate (Sandoz)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
DizzinessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Hepatic Function AbnormalDizziness
Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
PneumoniaDiarrhoea
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Pneumonia
Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedVentricular Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TelmisartanBisoprolol Fumarate (Sandoz)
Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)
Jaundice (a yellowish pigmentation of the skin, the conjunctival membranes)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Cardiac FailureCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
Hepatitis AcuteCataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
Rash (redness)Blood Glucose Increased
Abdominal DiscomfortConvulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Weight Decreased
Bronchiolitis (inflammation of the membranes lining the bronchioles in lungs)Subdural Haematoma (blood collects between the skull and the surface of the brain)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Telmisartan3.39%10.17%33.90%44.07%8.47%
Bisoprolol Fumarate1.69%13.56%35.59%44.07%5.08%

Comments from or about the patient:

why I have to take the 2 drugs to take if they are similar if it is for the reason

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Telmisartan (telmisartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Bisoprolol Fumarate (bisoprolol fumarate) 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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