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Acebutolol Hydrochloride vs Bisoprolol Fumarate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 74

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

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What are the drugs

Acebutolol hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 193 users) has active ingredients of acebutolol hydrochloride. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

Bisoprolol fumarate (latest outcomes from 15,957 users) has active ingredients of bisoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What is the symptom

Hallucination, Visual (seeing things that aren't there) (latest reports from 42,727 patients) has been reported by people with depression, parkinson's disease, pain, high blood pressure, insomnia.

On May, 22, 2014: 2,265 female patients aged 73 who take the same drugs are studied in Acebutolol Hydrochloride vs Bisoprolol Fumarate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female73Atrial Fibrillation

Drugs to compare:

Acebutolol Hydrochloride acebutolol hydrochlorideMylan
Bisoprolol Fumarate bisoprolol fumarateMutual Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 73 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Acebutolol Hydrochloride (Mylan)Bisoprolol Fumarate (Mutual Pharm)
Hallucination, Visual1.19%0.57%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Acebutolol Hydrochloride (Mylan)Bisoprolol Fumarate (Mutual Pharm)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pyrexia (fever)Asthenia (weakness)
Asthenia (weakness)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Condition AggravatedMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Diarrhoea
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)Vomiting

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Acebutolol Hydrochloride (Mylan)Bisoprolol Fumarate (Mutual Pharm)
Haemorrhagic Stroke (stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Condition AggravatedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Cerebrovascular 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)Hepatitis Toxic
Hemiplegia (paralysis of one side of the body)Hyperventilation
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Cardiac Failure
VomitingAntinuclear Antibody Positive
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Glycosylated Haemoglobin Increased
Aphasia (damage to the parts of the brain that control language)Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time Prolonged
AnxietyAcute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)
Agitated DepressionBradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Acebutolol Hydrochloride0.00%0.00%60.00%20.00%20.00%
Bisoprolol Fumarate9.30%27.91%44.19%16.28%2.33%

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On eHealthMe, Acebutolol Hydrochloride (acebutolol hydrochloride) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. 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.

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