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Atacand vs Avapro - 75MG for a male patient aged 82

Summary: 2,939 male patients aged 82 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Atacand vs Avapro - 75MG for a male aged 82. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.


What are the drugs

Atacand (latest outcomes from 15,228 users) has active ingredients of candesartan cilexetil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Avapro - 75mg (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of irbesartan.

On Apr, 21, 2015: 2,939 male patients aged 77 who take the same drugs are studied in Atacand vs Avapro - 75MG

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

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 AcuteRenal Failure Acute
Blood Creatinine IncreasedDizziness
DiarrhoeaDrug Ineffective
FatigueRenal Failure

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
Interstitial Lung DiseaseGeneralised Oedema
Renal Failure AcuteNausea
DyspnoeaMuscle Weakness
Atrial FibrillationRenal Failure
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhageCough
Chest PainMuscle Pain
Oedema PeripheralRetroperitoneal Haematoma
Pleural EffusionSyncope

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Avapro - 75MG3.57%10.71%57.14%25.00%3.57%

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On eHealthMe, Atacand (candesartan cilexetil) 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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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