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Glyburide vs Metformin Hydrochloride vs Atenolol vs Gemfibrozil vs Lisinopril for a male patient aged 55

Summary: 23,126 male patients aged 55 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Glyburide vs Metformin Hydrochloride vs Atenolol vs Gemfibrozil vs Lisinopril for a male aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Glyburide (latest outcomes from 26,045 users) has active ingredients of glyburide. It is often used in diabetes.

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,612 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Atenolol (latest outcomes from 82,756 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Gemfibrozil (latest outcomes from 9,844 users) has active ingredients of gemfibrozil. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 99,257 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Feb, 4, 2015: 23,126 male patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Glyburide vs Metformin Hydrochloride vs Atenolol vs Gemfibrozil vs Lisinopril

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male49High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Glyburide glyburideActavis Totowa
Metformin Hydrochloride metformin hydrochlorideActavis Elizabeth
Atenolol atenololAble
Gemfibrozil gemfibrozilClonmel Hlthcare
Lisinopril lisinoprilActavis Elizabeth

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 49 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Glyburide (Actavis Totowa)Metformin Hydrochloride (Actavis Elizabeth)Atenolol (Able)Gemfibrozil (Clonmel Hlthcare)Lisinopril (Actavis Elizabeth)
Blood Glucose IncreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Myalgia (muscle pain)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Weight DecreasedChest PainMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Drug IneffectiveMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Drug IneffectiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Weight DecreasedFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pyrexia (fever)Chest PainChest Pain
Chest PainDiarrhoeaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug Ineffective
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Drug IneffectiveDizzinessRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dizziness
Cardiac Failure CongestiveChest PainAsthenia (weakness)Blood Glucose IncreasedHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Cardiac Failure CongestiveHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)AnxietyHeadache (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)VomitingDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Glyburide (Actavis Totowa)Metformin Hydrochloride (Actavis Elizabeth)Atenolol (Able)Gemfibrozil (Clonmel Hlthcare)Lisinopril (Actavis Elizabeth)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)VomitingRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
Arterial Occlusive Disease (slow process through which arteries throughout the body become progressively narrowed and eventually completely blocked)Liver InjuryMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Lip Swelling
Heart Rate IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Blood Cholesterol IncreasedAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Cholangitis Acute (rapid infection of bile duct)Cardiac Failure CongestiveDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)AnxietyOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Angina Unstable (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle- unstable)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)DepressionAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedNervousness
Blood Pressure IncreasedCoronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Sinus Bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Shortness Of Breath
Anaemia (lack of blood)Erectile DysfunctionCirculatory CollapseAsthenia (weakness)Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint)
PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Heart TransplantSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs
Long-term Memory LossDeathHypertension (high blood pressure)Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Angioneurotic Oedema (swelling that occurs just beneath the surface of the skin or mucous membranes)
Blood Glucose IncreasedCerebrovascular 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)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Anxiety

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Glyburide0.00%27.27%72.73%0.00%0.00%
Metformin Hydrochloride1.19%20.24%44.44%27.38%6.75%
Atenolol0.78%14.84%30.47%42.97%10.94%
Gemfibrozil0.00%3.33%46.67%40.00%10.00%
Lisinopril1.16%14.42%37.67%34.19%12.56%

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On eHealthMe, Glyburide (glyburide) is often used to treat diabetes. Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Atenolol (atenolol) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Gemfibrozil (gemfibrozil) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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.

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