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Cozaar vs Dyrenium - 50MG, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 67

This is personalized comparison of Cozaar vs Dyrenium - 50MG for a male aged 67. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Cozaar (latest outcomes from 26,341 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 (latest reports from 214,275 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, asthma.

On Sep, 5, 2014: 3,464 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:

DrugIngredientsCompany
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 Increased2.56%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Cozaar (Merck)Dyrenium - 50MG
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Weight Increased
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Weight Decreased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Muscle Weakness
DizzinessFace Oedema
Chest PainBlindness Transient
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Deafness Transitory
Cardiac Failure CongestiveTendon Disorder Nos
Pyrexia (fever)Oedema Lower Limb
DiarrhoeaDrug Toxicity Nos
Asthenia (weakness)Optic 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 Increased
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Vomiting
Asthenia (weakness)
Blood Myoglobin Increased
Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Erection Problems
Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Cozaar1.73%16.47%38.15%38.15%5.49%
Dyrenium - 50MG0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

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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. 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.

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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