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Bisoprolol Fumarate vs Metoprolol Succinate vs Atenolol vs Verapamil Hcl vs Diltiazem Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 81

This is personalized comparison of Bisoprolol Fumarate vs Metoprolol Succinate vs Atenolol vs Verapamil Hcl vs Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a female aged 81. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Bisoprolol fumarate (latest outcomes from 15,969 users) has active ingredients of bisoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Metoprolol succinate (latest outcomes from 17,994 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Atenolol (latest outcomes from 82,660 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Verapamil hcl (latest outcomes from 2,526 users) has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Diltiazem hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,541 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 26,662 female patients aged 76 who take the same drugs are studied in Bisoprolol Fumarate vs Metoprolol Succinate vs Atenolol vs Verapamil Hcl vs Diltiazem Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female76paroxysmal atrial fibrillation

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Bisoprolol Fumarate bisoprolol fumaratenot specified
Metoprolol Succinate metoprolol succinatenot specified
Atenolol atenololnot specified
Verapamil Hcl verapamil hydrochloridenot specified
Diltiazem Hydrochloride diltiazem hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 76 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Bisoprolol FumarateMetoprolol SuccinateAtenololVerapamil HclDiltiazem Hydrochloride
FallNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)DizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Asthenia (weakness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Asthenia (weakness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DizzinessDizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DiarrhoeaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)FallFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)DiarrhoeaDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug IneffectiveDizziness
VomitingAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Drug IneffectiveFallFall
Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)Drug IneffectiveChest PainAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)FallDiarrhoeaPyrexia (fever)Drug Ineffective
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)VomitingHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Chest Pain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Bisoprolol FumarateMetoprolol SuccinateAtenololVerapamil HclDiltiazem Hydrochloride
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Angiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Cellulitis (infection under the skin)Loss Of ConsciousnessPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)PainDizzinessTherapeutic Agent Toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)Pneumonia
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Endocarditis Bacterial (an inflammation of the inner layer of the heart by bacterial infection)FallCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Anaemia (lack of blood)
Hepatitis ToxicFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Diarrhoea
Hepatic Necrosis (large portions of liver die off due to severe liver disease)Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Asthenia (weakness)Fall
Sinus Bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
HyperventilationCoagulopathy (blood's ability to clot is impaired)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time ProlongedAnhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)Sinus Arrest (sinus pause)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Tooth Infection (pus formation in tooth)
Antinuclear Antibody PositiveVertigo PositionalHypertension (high blood pressure)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Fistula (an abnormal connection or passageway between two)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Bisoprolol Fumarate0.00%30.77%53.85%15.38%0.00%
Metoprolol Succinate5.00%18.33%30.00%43.33%3.33%
Atenolol5.68%18.18%35.23%28.41%12.50%
Verapamil Hcl10.34%20.69%44.83%17.24%6.90%
Diltiazem Hydrochloride2.06%49.48%18.56%26.80%3.09%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Bisoprolol Fumarate (bisoprolol fumarate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metoprolol Succinate (metoprolol succinate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Atenolol (atenolol) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Verapamil Hcl (verapamil hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Diltiazem Hydrochloride (diltiazem hydrochloride) 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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