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Lisinopril vs Amlodipine Besylate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 57

This is personalized comparison of Lisinopril vs Amlodipine Besylate for a male aged 57. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 98,994 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 19,019 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Jul, 24, 2014: 17,179 male patients aged 53 who take the same drugs are studied in Lisinopril vs Amlodipine Besylate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male53High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lisinopril lisinoprilPar Pharm
Amlodipine Besylate amlodipine besylateMylan

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 53 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lisinopril (Par Pharm)Amlodipine Besylate (Mylan)
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)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Pyrexia (fever)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DizzinessChest Pain
Chest PainDrug Ineffective
Drug IneffectiveHypertension (high blood pressure)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Asthenia (weakness)
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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)Amlodipine Besylate (Mylan)
Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Erectile DysfunctionHypertension (high blood pressure)
DepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Lip SwellingInsomnia (sleeplessness)
DizzinessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
AnxietyPneumonia
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Disturbance In Attention
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Non-cardiac Chest Pain (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus)
WeaknessDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lisinopril1.83%14.04%40.45%33.57%10.11%
Amlodipine Besylate4.92%16.06%44.56%30.05%4.40%

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On eHealthMe, Lisinopril (lisinopril) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Amlodipine Besylate (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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