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Carvedilol vs Viagra for a male patient aged 59

Summary: 7,707 male patients aged 59 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

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


What are the drugs

Carvedilol (latest outcomes from 19,669 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Viagra (latest outcomes from 35,082 users) has active ingredients of sildenafil citrate. It is often used in erection problems.

On Apr, 19, 2015: 7,707 male patients aged 53 who take the same drugs are studied in Carvedilol vs Viagra

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male53High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

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

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
DyspnoeaMyocardial Infarction
Myocardial InfarctionChest Pain
NauseaHeadache Nos
HypotensionErectile Dysfunction
Oedema PeripheralDyspnoea
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
Elevated MoodOptic Ischaemic Neuropathy
FatigueBlindness Unilateral
Pain ExacerbatedDrug Ineffective
AngerVision Blurred
Chest PainVisual Acuity Reduced
Abdominal DiscomfortHypertension
Erectile DysfunctionVisual Disturbance

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

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.

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

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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