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Nadolol vs Atenolol, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 60

This is personalized comparison of Nadolol vs Atenolol for a female aged 60. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Nadolol (latest outcomes from 1,962 users) has active ingredients of nadolol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Atenolol (latest outcomes from 82,725 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Oct, 30, 2014: 9,344 female patients aged 58 who take the same drugs are studied in Nadolol vs Atenolol

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Nadolol nadololMylan
Atenolol atenololMylan

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 58 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nadolol (Mylan)Atenolol (Mylan)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Chest PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dizziness
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest Pain
Drug IneffectiveHeadache (pain in head)
Dyspepsia (indigestion)Drug Ineffective
DizzinessArthralgia (joint pain)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Asthenia (weakness)
Asthenia (weakness)Pain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nadolol (Mylan)Atenolol (Mylan)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Joint Pain
Vasovagal Attack (malaise mediated by the vagus nerve)Hypothyroidism Postoperative (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Cellulitis (infection under the skin)
AnxietyHeadache (pain in head)
Raynaud's Phenomenon (discoloration of the fingers, toes, and occasionally other areas)Dizziness
Excessive Yawning (excessive yawning means and is caused by low brain o2/co2)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Foot, Leg, And Ankle SwellingChest Pain
Breast CancerFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Bronchiectasis (abnormal widening of the bronchi or their branches, causing a risk of infection)Breast Pain
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)Stomach Pain

Drug effectiveness:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Nadolol (nadolol) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Atenolol (atenolol) 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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

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