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Cozaar vs Altace for a male patient aged 65

Summary: 7,276 male patients aged 65 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Cozaar vs Altace for a male aged 65. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Cozaar (latest outcomes from 26,354 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Altace (latest outcomes from 17,176 users) has active ingredients of ramipril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Apr, 7, 2015: 7,276 male patients aged 58 who take the same drugs are studied in Cozaar vs Altace

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male58high blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Cozaar losartan potassiumMerck
Altace ramiprilKing Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 58 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Cozaar (Merck)Altace (King Pharms)
Myocardial InfarctionMyocardial Infarction
NauseaDyspnoea
FatigueChest Pain
DyspnoeaNausea
Chest PainFatigue
DizzinessRenal Failure Acute
Drug IneffectiveHypotension
HypertensionDizziness
HypotensionDiarrhoea
Cardiac Failure CongestiveCoronary Artery Disease

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Cozaar (Merck)Altace (King Pharms)
HypertensionDyspnoea
AtherosclerosisMyocardial Infarction
Type 2 Diabetes MellitusChest Pain
Ischaemic StrokeCoronary Artery Disease
Renal Failure AcuteFatigue
Erectile DysfunctionHypertension
Transient Ischaemic AttackDepression
InjuryErectile Dysfunction
Cerebrovascular AccidentThrombocytopenia
Erection ProblemsCough

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Cozaar3.49%13.37%43.02%36.05%4.07%
Altace1.56%17.97%31.25%41.41%7.81%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Cozaar (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Altace (ramipril) 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:

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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