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Diltiazem Hydrochloride vs Metoprolol Succinate for a female patient aged 88

Summary: 8,595 female patients aged 88 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Diltiazem Hydrochloride vs Metoprolol Succinate for a female aged 88. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Diltiazem hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,569 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Metoprolol succinate (latest outcomes from 18,065 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What are the symptoms

Sight disability (difficulty to see) has been reported by people with arthritis, gout, stress and anxiety, diabetes, depression. (latest reports from 36 Sight disability patients)

Dizziness has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 162,279 Dizziness patients)

Pain in limb has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, hyperlipidaemia, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure. (latest reports from 12,022 Pain in limb patients)

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,713 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 8,595 female patients aged 82 who take the same drugs are studied in Diltiazem Hydrochloride vs Metoprolol Succinate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female82stabilize heartbeat

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Diltiazem Hydrochloride diltiazem hydrochloridenot specified
Metoprolol Succinate metoprolol succinatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 82 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Diltiazem HydrochlorideMetoprolol Succinate
Sight Disability0.00%0.00%
Dizziness11.08%15.06%
Pain In Limb1.19%0.67%
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness5.63%7.01%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diltiazem HydrochlorideMetoprolol Succinate
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
FallDizziness
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DizzinessAsthenia (weakness)
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fall
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Diarrhoea
Cardiac Failure CongestiveAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Vomiting

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diltiazem HydrochlorideMetoprolol Succinate
Shortness Of BreathOsteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
Foot, Leg, And Ankle SwellingAnxiety
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Gait Disturbance
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Dizziness
FallConfusion
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Coagulopathy (blood's ability to clot is impaired)
DizzinessDepression
Sinoatrial BlockDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)Sleeping Difficulty (difficult sleeping)
Cerebrovascular 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)Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Diltiazem Hydrochloride0.00%20.75%66.04%11.32%1.89%
Metoprolol Succinate1.96%29.41%33.33%31.37%3.92%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Diltiazem Hydrochloride (diltiazem hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metoprolol Succinate (metoprolol succinate) 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:

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

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