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Fosinopril Sodium vs Lisinopril for a female patient aged 65

Summary: 11,336 female patients aged 65 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Fosinopril Sodium vs Lisinopril for a female aged 65. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Fosinopril sodium (latest outcomes from 3,414 users) has active ingredients of fosinopril sodium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 99,333 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Apr, 27, 2015: 11,336 female patients aged 60 who take the same drugs are studied in Fosinopril Sodium vs Lisinopril

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female60High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

Fosinopril Sodium fosinopril sodiumTeva
Lisinopril lisinoprilPar Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 60 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Fosinopril Sodium (Teva)Lisinopril (Par Pharm)
Fosinopril Sodium

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Fosinopril Sodium (Teva)Lisinopril (Par Pharm)
Oedema PeripheralHeadache
Chest PainChest Pain
Myocardial InfarctionPain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Fosinopril Sodium (Teva)Lisinopril (Par Pharm)
Malignant Neoplasm ProgressionDepression
Chest PainHypertension
AphoniaChest Pain
TachycardiaAcute Myocardial Infarction
Shortness Of BreathNausea
Dry MouthCoronary Artery Disease
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, WearinessCough
StomatitisCardiac Disorder
Blood Cholesterol IncreasedDizziness

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Fosinopril Sodium0.00%11.11%33.33%33.33%22.22%

Comments from or about the patient:

I take fosinopril sodium 40 mg but my refill perscription says lisinopril 20 mg whats the difference ?

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On eHealthMe, Fosinopril Sodium (fosinopril sodium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Lisinopril (lisinopril) 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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