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Hydrochlorothiazide vs Spironolactone for a male patient aged 52

Summary: 3,841 male patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Hydrochlorothiazide vs Spironolactone for a male aged 52. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 62,015 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Spironolactone (latest outcomes from 26,449 users) has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne.

On Mar, 27, 2015: 3,841 male patients aged 46 who take the same drugs are studied in Hydrochlorothiazide vs Spironolactone

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male46High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Hydrochlorothiazide hydrochlorothiazideVintage Pharms
Spironolactone spironolactoneActavis Elizabeth

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 46 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Hydrochlorothiazide (Vintage Pharms)Spironolactone (Actavis Elizabeth)
FatigueFatigue
NauseaOedema Peripheral
AstheniaNausea
Chest PainHypotension
DyspnoeaDyspnoea
DizzinessAscites
DepressionVomiting
Diabetes MellitusWeight Increased
PainDizziness
Oedema PeripheralRenal Failure Acute

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Hydrochlorothiazide (Vintage Pharms)Spironolactone (Actavis Elizabeth)
Burning SensationNephrotic Syndrome
Edema - Peripheral, Peripheral EdemaHyperlactacidaemia
Lightheadedness - DizzyRenal Impairment
Sinus CongestionHyponatraemia
Renal Failure AcuteRenal Failure Acute
Burning Feet SyndromeBlood Albumin Decreased
Acid RefluxEncephalopathy
BradycardiaHepatorenal Syndrome
MyalgiaDepression
Muscle SwellingMetabolic Acidosis Nos

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Hydrochlorothiazide1.92%22.12%50.96%17.31%7.69%
Spironolactone0.00%33.33%52.38%14.29%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Hydrochlorothiazide (hydrochlorothiazide) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Spironolactone (spironolactone) is often used to treat acne. 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.

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