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Micardis vs Bisoprolol Fumarate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 69

This is personalized comparison of Micardis vs Bisoprolol Fumarate for a female aged 69. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Micardis (latest outcomes from 16,247 users) has active ingredients of telmisartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Bisoprolol fumarate (latest outcomes from 15,969 users) has active ingredients of bisoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Jul, 20, 2014: 2,937 female patients aged 64 who take the same drugs are studied in Micardis vs Bisoprolol Fumarate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female64Blood Pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Micardis telmisartannot specified
Bisoprolol Fumarate bisoprolol fumaratenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 64 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

MicardisBisoprolol Fumarate
Low Pulse

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MicardisBisoprolol Fumarate
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
DizzinessDiarrhoea
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VomitingMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
DiarrhoeaHypertension (high blood pressure)
Blood Pressure IncreasedVomiting
Headache (pain in head)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Condition Aggravated
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Loss Of ConsciousnessMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MicardisBisoprolol Fumarate
Neck StiffnessPain - Joints
Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)Depression
Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Joint Stiffness
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Weight Gain
Transient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine (headache that has characteristics of both a tension headache and a migraine headache)
Myalgia (muscle pain)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Rash (redness)Blurred Vision
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth)
Pneumonitis (inflammation of the walls of the alveoli in the lungs)Jugular Vein Distension (overloaded jugular vein)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Micardis1.45%10.14%44.93%28.99%14.49%
Bisoprolol Fumarate6.56%26.23%34.43%26.23%6.56%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Micardis (telmisartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Bisoprolol Fumarate (bisoprolol fumarate) 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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