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Amlodipine Besylate vs Atenolol And Chlorthalidone, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 55

This is personalized comparison of Amlodipine Besylate vs Atenolol And Chlorthalidone for a male aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 19,033 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Atenolol and chlorthalidone (latest outcomes from 634 users) has active ingredients of atenolol; chlorthalidone. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What is the symptom

Neck pain (latest reports from 173,888 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 6,605 male patients aged 51 who take the same drugs are studied in Amlodipine Besylate vs Atenolol And Chlorthalidone

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male51High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Amlodipine Besylate amlodipine besylateSynthon Pharms
Atenolol And Chlorthalidone atenolol; chlorthalidoneIpr

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 51 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Amlodipine Besylate (Synthon Pharms)Atenolol And Chlorthalidone (Ipr)
Neck Pain0.57%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Amlodipine Besylate (Synthon Pharms)Atenolol And Chlorthalidone (Ipr)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Drug Ineffective
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Feeling Abnormal
Chest PainAmmonia Increased
Pyrexia (fever)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
DizzinessHypokalaemia (low potassium)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
Drug IneffectiveHepatic Encephalopathy (spectrum of neuropsychiatric abnormalities in patients with liver failure)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Collapse (sudden functional breakdown)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Amlodipine Besylate (Synthon Pharms)Atenolol And Chlorthalidone (Ipr)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hiatus Hernia (hernia resulting from the protrusion of part of the stomach through the diaphragm)
PneumoniaScrotal Pain
Abdominal PainVocal Cord Disorder
Drug IneffectiveStomach Discomfort (pain in abdomen)
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Headache (pain in head)
Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints)Prostate Cancer

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Amlodipine Besylate3.47%17.98%45.11%29.65%3.79%
Atenolol And Chlorthalidone0.00%0.00%62.50%31.25%6.25%

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On eHealthMe, Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Atenolol And Chlorthalidone (atenolol; chlorthalidone) 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:

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