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Verapamil Hydrochloride vs Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a male patient aged 68

Summary: 7,728 male patients aged 68 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Verapamil Hydrochloride vs Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a male aged 68. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Verapamil hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 3,196 users) has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Diltiazem hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,574 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What is the symptom

Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis, depression, diabetes. (latest reports from 53,563 Arrhythmia patients)

On Apr, 26, 2015: 7,728 male patients aged 66 who take the same drugs are studied in Verapamil Hydrochloride vs Diltiazem Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male66Arrhythmia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Verapamil Hydrochloride verapamil hydrochlorideWarner Chilcott
Diltiazem Hydrochloride diltiazem hydrochlorideMylan

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 66 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Verapamil Hydrochloride (Warner Chilcott)Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Mylan)
Arrhythmia5.28%5.56%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Verapamil Hydrochloride (Warner Chilcott)Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Mylan)
NauseaHypotension
PyrexiaAtrial Fibrillation
FatigueNausea
Renal Failure AcuteDyspnoea
Drug IneffectiveMyocardial Infarction
HypotensionChest Pain
Myocardial InfarctionAsthenia
Atrial FibrillationPyrexia
DyspnoeaDrug Ineffective
Dyspnoea NosDizziness

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Verapamil Hydrochloride (Warner Chilcott)Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Mylan)
Acute Myocardial InfarctionHypotension
FatigueBradycardia
PainCentral Sleep Apnea
DizzinessAtrial Fibrillation/flutter
AnxietyDyspnoea
Drug IneffectiveMyocardial Infarction
HyperlipidaemiaFatigue
Emotional DistressDehydration
Cardiac Failure CongestiveCerebrovascular Accident
Coronary Artery OcclusionAsthma

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Verapamil Hydrochloride0.74%19.12%30.15%38.97%11.03%
Diltiazem Hydrochloride1.35%20.63%37.67%34.53%5.83%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Verapamil Hydrochloride (verapamil hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Diltiazem Hydrochloride (diltiazem 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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