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Atacand vs Viagra, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 47

This is personalized comparison of Atacand vs Viagra for a male aged 47. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 18, 2014: 2,978 male patients aged 43 who take the drugs are studied in Atacand vs Viagra

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male43High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Atacand candesartan cilexetilAstrazeneca
Viagra sildenafil citratePfizer Ireland

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 43 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Atacand (Astrazeneca)Viagra (Pfizer Ireland)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Drug Ineffective
Chest PainChest Pain
Pyrexia (fever)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Headache (pain in head)
DizzinessDepression
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Erectile Dysfunction
Arthralgia (joint pain)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect)Headache Nos (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Anxiety

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)Viagra (Pfizer Ireland)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Headache (pain in head)
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedBlindness
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedVisual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
Lipodystrophy Acquired (a regional loss of subcutaneous adipose tissue which usually starts in the face, extends downward acquired)Vision Blurred
Hepatitis Cholestatic (flow of bile from the liver is slowed or blocked)Blindness Unilateral
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Anxiety
Weight DecreasedDepression
Pyrexia (fever)Chest Pain
Blood Triglycerides IncreasedErection Difficulties - Age Related
Renal Artery Stenosis (narrowing of renal artery)Visual Field Defect

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Atacand0.00%14.29%46.43%35.71%3.57%
Viagra2.53%13.92%31.65%27.85%24.05%

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On eHealthMe, Atacand (candesartan cilexetil) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Viagra (sildenafil citrate) is often used to treat erection problems. 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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