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Nifedipine vs Lisinopril vs Tenormin vs Lovastatin vs Omeprazole, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 70

This is personalized comparison of Nifedipine vs Lisinopril vs Tenormin vs Lovastatin vs Omeprazole for a male aged 70. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Nifedipine (latest outcomes from 17,613 users) has active ingredients of nifedipine. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Lisinopril (latest outcomes from 99,080 users) has active ingredients of lisinopril. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Tenormin (latest outcomes from 14,362 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Lovastatin (latest outcomes from 12,109 users) has active ingredients of lovastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,712 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 36,422 male patients aged 64 who take the same drugs are studied in Nifedipine vs Lisinopril vs Tenormin vs Lovastatin vs Omeprazole

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male64cad,type II diabetes

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Nifedipine nifedipineActavis
Lisinopril lisinoprilActavis Elizabeth
Tenormin atenololAstrazeneca
Lovastatin lovastatinActavis Elizabeth
Omeprazole omeprazoleAndrx Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 64 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nifedipine (Actavis)Lisinopril (Actavis Elizabeth)Tenormin (Astrazeneca)Lovastatin (Actavis Elizabeth)Omeprazole (Andrx Pharms)
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Chest PainDrug IneffectiveDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)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)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pyrexia (fever)
Drug IneffectiveHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)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)
Condition AggravatedDrug IneffectiveMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)DizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Blood Creatinine IncreasedDizzinessHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Chest PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blood Glucose IncreasedChest Pain
Asthenia (weakness)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)DizzinessAsthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Asthenia (weakness)Pyrexia (fever)AnxietyAnaemia (lack of blood)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Chest PainAsthenia (weakness)Chest PainDizziness

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nifedipine (Actavis)Lisinopril (Actavis Elizabeth)Tenormin (Astrazeneca)Lovastatin (Actavis Elizabeth)Omeprazole (Andrx Pharms)
Chest PainAngioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)DepressionRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Depression
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Herpes Simplex Antibody PositiveMyopathy (a muscular disease in which the muscle fibres do not function)Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)CoughArrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)HypersensitivityFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
Disease ProgressionStomach UpsetFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Herpes Simplex Antibody Positive
Lung Adenocarcinoma (a form of non-small cell lung cancer)Chest PainChest PainRhabdomyoma (a non cancer tumour of striated muscle)Dizziness
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DepressionAngina Unstable (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle- unstable)Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Constipation
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)DiarrhoeaHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Myalgia (muscle pain)Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe)Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Erectile DysfunctionParaparesis (partial paralysis of the lower limbs)Chest Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Nifedipine3.33%16.67%43.33%36.67%0.00%
Lisinopril3.53%14.13%37.46%33.39%11.48%
Tenormin0.85%8.47%37.71%41.53%11.44%
Lovastatin1.82%12.73%49.09%30.91%5.45%
Omeprazole2.48%11.85%14.88%54.55%16.25%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Nifedipine (nifedipine) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Lisinopril (lisinopril) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Tenormin (atenolol) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Lovastatin (lovastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Omeprazole (omeprazole) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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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