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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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On Feb, 3, 2014: 26,616 people 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
Drug InteractionNausea (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)
FallDizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Asthenia (weakness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DizzinessDizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (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
DiarrhoeaAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Drug IneffectiveFallFall
VomitingDrug IneffectiveChest PainAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)FallDiarrhoeaPyrexia (fever)Drug Ineffective
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)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)Drug InteractionAngiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)PainLoss Of ConsciousnessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cellulitis (infection under the skin)DizzinessTherapeutic Agent Toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)Pneumonia
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)FallPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Anaemia (lack of blood)
Hepatitis ToxicEndocarditis Bacterial (an inflammation of the inner layer of the heart by bacterial infection)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Asthenia (weakness)Diarrhoea
Drug InteractionHyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Fall
Hepatic Necrosis (large portions of liver die off due to severe liver disease)Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Cerebrovascular 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)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
Sinus Bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)Coagulopathy (blood's ability to clot is impaired)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
HyperventilationJoint Range Of Motion Decreased (disease of joint movement)Sinus Arrest (sinus pause)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
Activated Partial Thromboplastin Time ProlongedGeneral Physical Health Deterioration (weak health status)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Lung Abscess (pus in lungs)

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)
Bisoprolol FumarateMetoprolol SuccinateAtenololVerapamil HclDiltiazem Hydrochloride
Drug InteractionNausea (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)
FallDizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Asthenia (weakness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DizzinessDizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (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
DiarrhoeaAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Drug IneffectiveFallFall
VomitingDrug IneffectiveChest PainAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)FallDiarrhoeaPyrexia (fever)Drug Ineffective
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)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)Drug InteractionOsteomyelitis (infection of bone)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)PainLoss Of ConsciousnessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pneumonia
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Cellulitis (infection under the skin)DizzinessPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Angiopathy (generic term for a disease of the blood vessels)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)ConfusionFallTherapeutic Agent Toxicity (poisoning by ability to cure substance)Anaemia (lack of blood)
Drug InteractionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Diarrhoea
Hepatitis ToxicEndocarditis Bacterial (an inflammation of the inner layer of the heart by bacterial infection)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Fall
Hepatic Necrosis (large portions of liver die off due to severe liver disease)Sleeping Difficulty (difficult sleeping)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Asthenia (weakness)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)
Sinus Bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Shortness Of Breath
HyperventilationCoagulopathy (blood's ability to clot is impaired)Sinus Arrest (sinus pause)Cerebrovascular 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)Foot, Leg, And Ankle Swelling
Product Quality IssueOsteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Myositis (inflammation of the muscles)Lung Abscess (pus in lungs)

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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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