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Bisoprolol Fumarate vs Metoprolol Succinate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 59

This is personalized comparison of Bisoprolol Fumarate vs Metoprolol Succinate for a male aged 59. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Bisoprolol fumarate (latest outcomes from 15,978 users) has active ingredients of bisoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Metoprolol succinate (latest outcomes from 18,010 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What is the symptom

Memory impairment (latest reports from 466,972 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, depression, high blood pressure, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 23, 2014: 5,627 male patients aged 54 who take the same drugs are studied in Bisoprolol Fumarate vs Metoprolol Succinate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male54Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Bisoprolol Fumarate bisoprolol fumaratenot specified
Metoprolol Succinate metoprolol succinateKv Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 54 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Bisoprolol FumarateMetoprolol Succinate (Kv Pharm)
Memory Impairment0.45%2.56%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Bisoprolol FumarateMetoprolol Succinate (Kv Pharm)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)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)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chest PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Chest Pain
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Dizziness
Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)Drug Ineffective
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Headache (pain in head)
Asthenia (weakness)Pain
Pyrexia (fever)Hypertension (high blood pressure)

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 Succinate (Kv Pharm)
Erectile DysfunctionLightheadedness - Dizzy (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness)
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Sinus Bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Atrioventricular Block Complete (heart block complete)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Fatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pain ExacerbatedHypertension (high blood pressure)
Sinus Arrest (sinus pause)Pneumonia
Renal Colic (renal pain)Cough
Psychomotor Retardation (motor mental retardation)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Apnea - Sleep Apnea Syndrome (disorder in which have one or more pauses in breathing or shallow breaths while sleep)Drug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Bisoprolol Fumarate0.00%9.38%54.69%29.69%6.25%
Metoprolol Succinate2.03%11.68%48.22%29.95%8.12%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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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. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the 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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