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Telmisartan vs Bisoprolol Fumarate for a male patient aged 75

Summary: 3,699 male patients aged 75 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Telmisartan vs Bisoprolol Fumarate for a male aged 75. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Telmisartan (latest outcomes from 1,791 users) has active ingredients of telmisartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Bisoprolol fumarate (latest outcomes from 16,031 users) has active ingredients of bisoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Apr, 30, 2015: 3,699 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 AcuteAtrial Fibrillation
DizzinessDyspnoea
Hepatic Function AbnormalDizziness
Liver DisorderRenal Failure Acute
HypotensionFatigue
PneumoniaDiarrhoea
HypertensionPneumonia
PyrexiaPyrexia
DyspnoeaParaesthesia
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedVentricular Tachycardia

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 DisorderHypoglycaemia
JaundiceRenal Failure Acute
DyspnoeaCerebrovascular Accident
Cardiac FailureCerebral Infarction
RashCataract
Hepatitis AcuteBlood Glucose Increased
MalaiseConvulsion
Abdominal DiscomfortPollakiuria
Renal Failure AcuteWeight Decreased
AstheniaSubdural Haematoma

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Telmisartan3.64%7.27%38.18%41.82%9.09%
Bisoprolol Fumarate1.72%12.07%37.93%43.10%5.17%

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:

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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:

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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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