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Lisinopril vs Carvedilol, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 55

This is personalized comparison of Lisinopril vs Carvedilol for a female aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 99,129 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Carvedilol (latest outcomes from 19,645 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Nov, 18, 2014: 9,715 female patients aged 51 who take the same drugs are studied in Lisinopril vs Carvedilol

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female51Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lisinopril lisinoprilPar Pharm
Carvedilol carvedilolTeva

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 51 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Lisinopril (Par Pharm)Carvedilol (Teva)
Carvedilol

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lisinopril (Par Pharm)Carvedilol (Teva)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Chest PainCardiac Failure Congestive
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DizzinessDizziness
VomitingFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Anxiety
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Diarrhoea
Blood Glucose IncreasedOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
PainMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lisinopril (Par Pharm)Carvedilol (Teva)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Diarrhoea
DepressionDizziness
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
CoughWeight Gain
AnxietyChest Discomfort
Cardiac Failure CongestiveBlood Pressure Increased
DizzinessChest Pain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Cystitis Chronic (long lasting inflammation of the wall of the bladder)
Shortness Of BreathEar Discomfort
Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Dry Skin

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lisinopril2.91%14.22%32.15%34.73%15.99%
Carvedilol4.46%16.07%30.36%36.61%12.50%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Lisinopril (lisinopril) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Carvedilol (carvedilol) 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:

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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