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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.

What are the drugs

Micardis (latest outcomes from 16,255 users) has active ingredients of telmisartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Bisoprolol fumarate (latest outcomes from 15,996 users) has active ingredients of bisoprolol fumarate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Oct, 29, 2014: 2,947 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:

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)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DiarrhoeaMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Blood Pressure IncreasedHypertension (high blood pressure)
Headache (pain in head)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Condition Aggravated
Pyrexia (fever)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Rash (redness)Dyspnoea (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)
MicardisBisoprolol Fumarate
Neck StiffnessDepression
Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters)Joint Stiffness
Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)Pain - Joints
Rash (redness)Psoriasis (immune-mediated disease that affects the skin)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)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)
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)Blurred Vision
Myalgia (muscle pain)Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth)
Cerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)Jugular Vein Distension (overloaded jugular vein)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Bisoprolol Fumarate6.25%29.69%32.81%25.00%6.25%

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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.

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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