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Losartan vs Benicar for a male patient aged 54

Summary: 2,504 male patients aged 54 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Losartan vs Benicar for a male aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Losartan (latest outcomes from 14,112 users) has active ingredients of losartan potassium. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Benicar (latest outcomes from 13,758 users) has active ingredients of olmesartan medoxomil. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Mar, 26, 2015: 2,504 male patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Losartan vs Benicar

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male49Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Losartan losartan potassiumTeva Pharms
Benicar olmesartan medoxomilDaiichi Sankyo

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)
Losartan (Teva Pharms)Benicar (Daiichi Sankyo)
Myocardial InfarctionDizziness
HypotensionFatigue
FatigueHeadache
NauseaAsthenia
DizzinessDrug Ineffective
PyrexiaFlushing
Chest PainNausea
AstheniaChest Pain
Blood Glucose IncreasedHypertension
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Losartan (Teva Pharms)Benicar (Daiichi Sankyo)
EdemaHypothyroidism
Myocardial InfarctionColon Cancer Metastatic
PneumoniaHypertension
Renal Failure AcuteDizziness
NauseaDepression
Night SweatsHeadache
FatigueDysarthria
CoughFatigue
Heart InjuryCough
Sweating IncreasedNeuropathy Peripheral

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Losartan0.70%14.08%26.76%51.41%7.04%
Benicar1.28%8.97%28.21%32.05%29.49%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Losartan (losartan potassium) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Benicar (olmesartan medoxomil) 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:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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