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Clonidine Hydrochloride vs Exforge vs Metoprolol Tartrate for a male patient aged 52

Summary: 3,556 male patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Clonidine Hydrochloride vs Exforge vs Metoprolol Tartrate for a male aged 52. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Clonidine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 1,552 users) has active ingredients of clonidine hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Exforge (latest outcomes from 4,586 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate; valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Metoprolol tartrate (latest outcomes from 40,460 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Mar, 1, 2015: 3,556 male patients aged 46 who take the same drugs are studied in Clonidine Hydrochloride vs Exforge vs Metoprolol Tartrate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male46Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Clonidine Hydrochloride clonidine hydrochlorideActavis Elizabeth
Exforge amlodipine besylate; valsartanNovartis
Metoprolol Tartrate metoprolol tartrateCaraco

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 46 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Clonidine Hydrochloride (Actavis Elizabeth)Exforge (Novartis)Metoprolol Tartrate (Caraco)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Large Intestine Perforation (hole in large intestine)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)Chest Pain
Drug IneffectiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (interfere with normal social, occupational, or other functioning. are not due to another medical condition, drug use, or discontinuation)Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
DizzinessBlood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedPyrexia (fever)
AnxietyOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
PainHeadache (pain in head)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DepressionHypertension (high blood pressure)Vomiting
Pyrexia (fever)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Dizziness
Weight DecreasedMemory ImpairmentDrug Ineffective

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Clonidine Hydrochloride (Actavis Elizabeth)Exforge (Novartis)Metoprolol Tartrate (Caraco)
Headache (pain in head)Liver Disorder (liver diseases)Nervousness
Optic Neuritis Retrobulbar (a form of optic neuritis in which the optic nerve, which is at the back of the eye, becomes inflamed)Bone And Joint PainSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Hepatotoxicity (chemical-driven liver damage)Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint)
Scotoma (an area of diminished vision within the visual field)PainShortness Of Breath
Pain In ExtremityMemory ImpairmentCerebrovascular 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)
AnxietyTonic Seizures (all the muscles to suddenly become stiff)Chest Pain
Musculoskeletal Stiffness (stiffness of the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)Anaemia (lack of blood)Intracranial Aneurysm (bulging, weak area in the wall of a cranial artery)
Delirium (wild excitement)Lethargy (tiredness)Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing)
Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)
Somnambulism (sleep walking)Pruritus Genital (uneasy irritation of the skin of the vagina and the surrounding area)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Clonidine Hydrochloride4.55%4.55%45.45%13.64%31.82%
Exforge0.00%30.00%30.00%20.00%20.00%
Metoprolol Tartrate0.84%17.65%36.97%32.77%11.76%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Clonidine Hydrochloride (clonidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Exforge (amlodipine besylate; valsartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate) 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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