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Diltiazem Hydrochloride vs Carvedilol for a female patient aged 59

Summary: 5,206 female patients aged 59 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Diltiazem Hydrochloride vs Carvedilol for a female aged 59. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Diltiazem hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,574 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Carvedilol (latest outcomes from 19,670 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On May, 4, 2015: 5,206 female patients aged 53 who take the same drugs are studied in Diltiazem Hydrochloride vs Carvedilol

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female53High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

Diltiazem Hydrochloride diltiazem hydrochlorideMylan
Carvedilol carvedilolTeva

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 53 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diltiazem Hydrochloride (Mylan)Carvedilol (Teva)
Chest PainNausea
DyspnoeaCardiac Failure Congestive
Myocardial InfarctionPain
Condition AggravatedAnxiety
Oedema PeripheralMyocardial Infarction
Atrial FibrillationChest Pain

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 Hydrochloride (Mylan)Carvedilol (Teva)
Myocardial InfarctionDiarrhoea
DepressionBlood Pressure Increased
Diabetic GastroparesisChest Pain
Cardiac DisorderAsthenia
Coronary Artery DiseaseChest Discomfort
Cerebrovascular AccidentAbdominal Pain Upper
FatigueCardiac Disorder

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Diltiazem Hydrochloride0.00%23.47%27.55%34.69%14.29%

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On eHealthMe, Diltiazem Hydrochloride (diltiazem hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Carvedilol (carvedilol) 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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