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Carvedilol vs Viagra, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 58

This is personalized comparison of Carvedilol vs Viagra for a male aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 29, 2014: 7,632 people are studied in Carvedilol vs Viagra

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male53High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Carvedilol carvedilolActavis Elizabeth
Viagra sildenafil citratenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 53 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Carvedilol (Actavis Elizabeth)Viagra
Viagran/an/a

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Carvedilol (Actavis Elizabeth)Viagra
Cardiac Failure CongestiveDrug Ineffective
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)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)Chest Pain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Headache Nos (pain in head)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Erectile Dysfunction
DizzinessHeadache (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vasodilatation (widening of blood vessels resulting from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls)
Asthenia (weakness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Chest PainPain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Carvedilol (Actavis Elizabeth)Viagra
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy (optic nerve damage due to lack of blood supply)
Elevated MoodBlindness Unilateral
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
Chest PainTinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Vision Blurred
Erectile DysfunctionBlindness
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
Abdominal DiscomfortVisual Disturbance
DeathHypertension (high blood pressure)
High Blood Cholesterol And TriglyceridesCyanopsia (defect of vision in which objects appear tinged with blue)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Carvedilol (Actavis Elizabeth)Viagra
Viagran/an/a

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Carvedilol (Actavis Elizabeth)Viagra
Cardiac Failure CongestiveDrug Ineffective
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)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)Chest Pain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Headache Nos (pain in head)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Erectile Dysfunction
DizzinessHeadache (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vasodilatation (widening of blood vessels resulting from relaxation of smooth muscle cells within the vessel walls)
Asthenia (weakness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Pain
PainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Carvedilol (Actavis Elizabeth)Viagra
Elevated MoodOptic Ischaemic Neuropathy (optic nerve damage due to lack of blood supply)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blindness Unilateral
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
PainTinnitus (a ringing in the ears)
Chest PainBlindness
High Blood PressureVision Blurred
Abdominal DiscomfortHypertension (high blood pressure)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Cyanopsia (defect of vision in which objects appear tinged with blue)
Night Sweats (sweating in night)Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
Erectile DysfunctionVisual Disturbance

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On eHealthMe, Carvedilol (carvedilol) 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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