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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.

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On Feb, 4, 2014: 36,220 people 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)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pyrexia (fever)
Drug IneffectiveHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Condition AggravatedDrug IneffectiveHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)DizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Blood Creatinine IncreasedDizzinessMyocardial 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)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)DepressionMyopathy (a muscular disease in which the muscle fibres do not function)Depression
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)CoughHerpes Simplex Antibody PositiveHypersensitivityFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
Lung Adenocarcinoma (a form of non-small cell lung cancer)Chest PainFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Herpes Simplex Antibody Positive
Disease ProgressionDepressionChest PainRhabdomyoma (a non cancer tumour of striated muscle)Dizziness
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Angina Unstable (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle- unstable)Neuropathy (damage to nerves)Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)Paraparesis (partial paralysis of the lower limbs)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)FallBradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Myalgia (muscle pain)Constipation
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Chest Pain

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)
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)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)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)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Drug IneffectiveFatigue (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 IneffectiveHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)DizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Blood Creatinine IncreasedDizzinessMyocardial 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)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)DepressionMyopathy (a muscular disease in which the muscle fibres do not function)Depression
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)CoughHerpes Simplex Antibody PositiveHypersensitivityFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
Lung Adenocarcinoma (a form of non-small cell lung cancer)Chest PainFibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Herpes Simplex Antibody Positive
Disease ProgressionDepressionChest PainParaparesis (partial paralysis of the lower limbs)Dizziness
Angina Pectoris (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Hepatitis (inflammation of the liver)Neuritis Nos (inflammation of nerve)Dizziness Aggravated
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Neuropathy (damage to nerves)Vision Blurred
Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)Myalgia (muscle pain)Chest Pain
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Angina Unstable (chest pain due to ischemia of the heart muscle- unstable)Rhabdomyoma (a non cancer tumour of striated muscle)Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Constipation

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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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