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Atacand vs Avapro - 75MG, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 81

This is personalized comparison of Atacand vs Avapro - 75MG for a male aged 81. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Feb, 4, 2014: 2,932 people are studied in Atacand vs Avapro - 75MG

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male77Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Atacand candesartan cilexetilAstrazeneca
Avapro - 75MG irbesartannot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 77 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Atacand (Astrazeneca)Avapro - 75MG
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure Acute
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea
Blood Creatinine IncreasedDizziness
DiarrhoeaDrug Ineffective
Anaemia (lack of blood)Dyspnoea
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Asthenia
DizzinessAnaemia
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Renal Failure
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Fatigue
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Diarrhoea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Atacand (Astrazeneca)Avapro - 75MG
Cardiac Failure CongestiveRenal Failure Acute
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure
Interstitial Lung DiseaseSepsis
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cough
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Generalised Oedema
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Muscle Weakness
Chest PainNausea
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Retroperitoneal Haematoma
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Electrocardiogram St-t Change
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Fall

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Atacand (Astrazeneca)Avapro - 75MG
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure Acute
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea
Blood Creatinine IncreasedDizziness
DiarrhoeaDrug Ineffective
Anaemia (lack of blood)Dyspnoea
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Asthenia
DizzinessFatigue
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Anaemia
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Renal Failure
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Diarrhoea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Atacand (Astrazeneca)Avapro - 75MG
Cardiac Failure CongestiveRenal Failure Acute
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure
Interstitial Lung DiseaseSepsis
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cough
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Generalised Oedema
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Muscle Weakness
Chest PainNausea
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Retroperitoneal Haematoma
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Electrocardiogram St-t Change
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Fall

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