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Metoprolol Tartrate vs Hydralazine Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 76

This is personalized comparison of Metoprolol Tartrate vs Hydralazine Hydrochloride for a male aged 76. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 27, 2014: 5,919 people are studied in Metoprolol Tartrate vs Hydralazine Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male71Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Metoprolol Tartrate metoprolol tartrateSandoz
Hydralazine Hydrochloride hydralazine hydrochlorideLuitpold

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 71 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)Hydralazine Hydrochloride (Luitpold)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dizziness
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Vomiting
DizzinessChest Pain
Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Blood Creatinine Increased
Cardiac Failure CongestiveBlood Glucose Increased
Chest PainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)Hydralazine Hydrochloride (Luitpold)
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Retrograde Ejaculation (entry of semen into the bladder instead of going out through the urethra during ejaculation)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Nasal Congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Dry Mouth
DizzinessFrequent, Uncontrollable Urination
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Blood Pressure Increased
Anaemia (lack of blood)Weakness
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Blood Creatinine Increased
Sinus Bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)

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)
Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)Hydralazine Hydrochloride (Luitpold)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dizziness
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Vomiting
DizzinessChest Pain
Asthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Cardiac Failure CongestiveBlood Glucose Increased
Chest PainHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)Hydralazine Hydrochloride (Luitpold)
Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Breast Enlargement
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
DizzinessSudden, Uncontrolable Spikes In Blood Pressure
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Abdominal Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen)
Blood Creatinine IncreasedAngina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Retrograde Ejaculation (entry of semen into the bladder instead of going out through the urethra during ejaculation)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Frequent, Uncontrollable Urination
Anaemia (lack of blood)Blood Pressure Increased
High Blood PressureDry Mouth

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Related topic: Hydralazine Hydrochloride, Hypertension, Metoprolol Tartrate

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On eHealthMe, Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Hydralazine Hydrochloride (hydralazine hydrochloride) 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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