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TAMSULOSIN vs FUROSEMIDE vs ASPIRIN vs INSULIN vs LOSARTAN, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 63

This is personalized comparison of TAMSULOSIN vs FUROSEMIDE vs ASPIRIN vs INSULIN vs LOSARTAN for a male aged 63. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Tamsulosin (latest outcomes from 7,745 users) has active ingredients of tamsulosin. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

Furosemide (latest outcomes from 80,835 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

Aspirin (latest outcomes from 164,460 users) has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in blood clots.

Insulin (latest outcomes from 3,631 users) has active ingredients of insulin pork. It is often used in diabetes.

Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,007 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What are the symptoms

Face oedema (swelling of face) (latest reports from 63,097 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood cholesterol.

Spasms of the hands or feet (involuntary muscle contraction of leg and arm) (latest reports from 290 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, insomnia, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, stress and anxiety.

Numbness and tingling (unusual prickling sensations) (latest reports from 31,364 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 2, 2014: 33,266 male patients aged 62 who take the same drugs are studied in TAMSULOSIN vs FUROSEMIDE vs ASPIRIN vs INSULIN vs LOSARTAN

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male62Wound Complication

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
TAMSULOSIN tamsulosinnot specified
FUROSEMIDE furosemidenot specified
ASPIRIN aspirinnot specified
INSULIN insulin porknot specified
LOSARTAN losartan potassiumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 62 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

TAMSULOSINFUROSEMIDEASPIRININSULINLOSARTAN
Face Oedema1.04%0.74%0.39%0.82%0.49%
Spasms of the hands or feet0.00%0.00%0.01%0.00%0.03%
Numbness and tingling0.26%0.07%0.16%0.41%0.09%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TAMSULOSINFUROSEMIDEASPIRININSULINLOSARTAN
DizzinessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
PneumoniaRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Blood Glucose IncreasedMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Cardiac Failure CongestiveDizzinessBlood Glucose DecreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Cardiac Failure CongestiveChest Pain
PainPyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hypoglycaemia Nos (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)Dizziness
Asthenia (weakness)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Chest PainDiabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Asthenia (weakness)Hyperglycaemia Nos (high blood sugar)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
DiarrhoeaCondition AggravatedDrug IneffectiveCondition AggravatedDiarrhoea
Rash (redness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)DiarrhoeaWeaknessPyrexia (fever)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
TAMSULOSINFUROSEMIDEASPIRININSULINLOSARTAN
DizzinessCerebrovascular 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)Erectile DysfunctionBlood Glucose IncreasedHypertension (high blood pressure)
Erectile DysfunctionRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)DizzinessBlood Glucose DecreasedAtherosclerosis (disorder of the arteries)
Asthenia (weakness)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug IneffectiveIschaemic Stroke (stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain)
Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Myalgia (muscle pain)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Lower Limb FractureType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)Chest PainTinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Impaired HealingErectile Dysfunction
Lip SwellingProductive CoughDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Open WoundBlood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Dysstasia (difficulty in standing)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)VomitingFallCerebrovascular 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)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Muscle Cramp (painful sensation caused by muscle contraction)DepressionScarRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Eye SwellingLacunar Infarction (type of stroke)Headache (pain in head)Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)High Blood Pressure
Eyelid Oedema (eyelids are swollen and contain excessive fluid)Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Vision BlurredFeeling AbnormalVomiting

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
TAMSULOSIN2.88%26.92%43.27%17.31%9.62%
FUROSEMIDE3.10%19.47%38.05%30.97%8.41%
ASPIRIN1.30%20.91%34.81%36.49%6.49%
INSULIN0.00%15.38%35.90%28.21%20.51%
LOSARTAN1.80%14.23%39.28%38.08%6.61%

Comments from or about the patient:

THE PATIENT WAS DIAGNOSED WITH DM HTN AND ALL THE COMPLICATIONS OF DM

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Tamsulosin (tamsulosin) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Furosemide (furosemide) is often used to treat fluid retention. Aspirin (aspirin) is often used to treat blood clots. Insulin (insulin pork) is often used to treat diabetes. Losartan (losartan potassium) 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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