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Cozaar vs Dyrenium - 50MG for a male patient aged 68

Summary: 3,510 male patients aged 68 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Cozaar vs Dyrenium - 50MG for a male aged 68. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Cozaar (latest outcomes from 26,357 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Dyrenium - 50mg (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of triamterene. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What is the symptom

Heart rate increased has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma. (latest reports from 39,721 Heart rate increased patients)

On May, 12, 2015: 3,510 male patients aged 63 who take the same drugs are studied in Cozaar vs Dyrenium - 50MG

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male63High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

Cozaar losartan potassiumMerck
Dyrenium - 50MG triamterenenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 63 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Cozaar (Merck)Dyrenium - 50MG
Heart Rate Increased2.53%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Cozaar (Merck)Dyrenium - 50MG
NauseaWeight Increased
Myocardial InfarctionWeight Decreased
DyspnoeaMuscle Weakness
DizzinessFace Oedema
Chest PainBlindness Transient
FatigueDeafness Transitory
Cardiac Failure CongestiveTendon Disorder Nos
PyrexiaOedema Lower Limb
DiarrhoeaDrug Toxicity Nos
AstheniaOptic Nerve Injury Nos

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)Dyrenium - 50MG
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedPalpitations
Renal Failure Acute
Blood Myoglobin Increased
Erection Problems

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dyrenium - 50MG0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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On eHealthMe, Cozaar (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Dyrenium - 50mg (triamterene) 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.

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