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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.

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On Mar, 4, 2014: 33,077 male patients aged 62 who take the 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 Oedema0.53%0.37%0.19%0.42%0.25%
Spasms of the hands or feet0.00%0.00%0.01%0.00%0.03%
Numbness and tingling0.13%0.07%0.15%0.42%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
Asthenia (weakness)Pyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate ControlDizziness
PainHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Chest PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (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)WeaknessCardiac Failure Congestive
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
DiarrhoeaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug IneffectiveDrug IneffectiveDiarrhoea
Rash (redness)Blood Creatinine IncreasedDiarrhoeaPleural Effusion (water on the lungs)Drug Ineffective

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 DecreasedIschaemic Stroke (stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain)
Asthenia (weakness)Myalgia (muscle pain)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug IneffectiveAtherosclerosis (disorder of the arteries)
Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Hypertension (high blood pressure)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 SwellingHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Open WoundCerebrovascular 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)
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)Productive CoughVomitingFallBlood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)DepressionScarRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Dysstasia (difficulty in standing)Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)Headache (pain in head)Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)Vomiting
Eyelid Oedema (eyelids are swollen and contain excessive fluid)Lacunar Infarction (type of stroke)Vision BlurredFeeling AbnormalHigh Blood Pressure

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
TAMSULOSIN2.15%25.81%45.16%16.13%10.75%
FUROSEMIDE3.18%19.55%37.73%31.36%8.18%
ASPIRIN1.36%20.82%34.56%36.87%6.39%
INSULIN0.00%15.79%36.84%28.95%18.42%
LOSARTAN1.55%14.41%40.80%36.14%7.10%

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.

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