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Lisinopril vs Norvasc, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 72

This is personalized comparison of Lisinopril vs Norvasc for a female aged 72. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 25, 2014: 23,310 people are studied in Lisinopril vs Norvasc

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female67High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lisinopril lisinoprilPar Pharm
Norvasc amlodipine besylatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 67 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lisinopril (Par Pharm)Norvasc
Nausea (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)
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fall
DiarrhoeaAsthenia (weakness)
DizzinessOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
VomitingDizziness
Drug IneffectiveChest Pain
Chest PainPyrexia (fever)
Headache (pain in head)Drug Ineffective

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lisinopril (Par Pharm)Norvasc
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Fall
DiarrhoeaOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
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)Dizziness
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Drug Hypersensitivity
Blood Glucose IncreasedPain In Extremity
AnxietyMalignant Neoplasm Progression (cancer tumour came back)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)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)
Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
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)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Tricuspid Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Insomnia (sleeplessness)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lisinopril (Par Pharm)Norvasc
Nausea (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)
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fall
DiarrhoeaAsthenia (weakness)
DizzinessOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
VomitingDizziness
Drug IneffectiveChest Pain
Chest PainPyrexia (fever)
Headache (pain in head)Drug Ineffective

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lisinopril (Par Pharm)Norvasc
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Fall
DiarrhoeaDizziness
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)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Drug Hypersensitivity
Blood Glucose IncreasedPain In Extremity
AnxietyFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)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)
Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Malignant Neoplasm Progression (cancer tumour came back)
Tricuspid Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Cardiac Failure CongestiveInsomnia (sleeplessness)

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Related topic: High blood pressure, Lisinopril, Norvasc

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On eHealthMe, Lisinopril (lisinopril) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Norvasc (amlodipine besylate) 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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