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Diltiazem Hydrochloride vs Carvedilol, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 58

This is personalized comparison of Diltiazem Hydrochloride vs Carvedilol for a female aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Diltiazem hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 6,544 users) has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Carvedilol (latest outcomes from 19,632 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 5,172 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:

DrugIngredientsCompany
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 (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dizziness
Headache (pain in head)Pain
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Condition AggravatedAnxiety
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Chest Pain
Pyrexia (fever)Diarrhoea

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)
Hair LossDiarrhoea
Headache (pain in head)Dizziness
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Chest Pain
Reflux (stomach contents come back up into the food pipe (gullet or oesophagus) or even into the mouth)Blood Pressure Increased
Diabetic Gastroparesis (paralysis of the muscles of the stomach caused by diabetes)Asthenia (weakness)
AnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DepressionChest Discomfort
ItchingDry Mouth
Neck PainDry Skin

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Diltiazem Hydrochloride0.70%18.31%33.10%37.32%10.56%
Carvedilol7.29%15.62%32.29%32.29%12.50%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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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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