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Plavix vs Isosorbide Mononitrate vs Levothyroxine Sodium vs Metoprolol Tartrate vs Pravastatin Sodium for a male patient aged 61

Summary: 19,670 male patients aged 61 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Plavix vs Isosorbide Mononitrate vs Levothyroxine Sodium vs Metoprolol Tartrate vs Pravastatin Sodium for a male aged 61. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,466 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in blood clots.

Isosorbide mononitrate (latest outcomes from 10,482 users) has active ingredients of isosorbide mononitrate. It is often used in angina.

Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 70,294 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Metoprolol tartrate (latest outcomes from 40,479 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,328 users) has active ingredients of pravastatin sodium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

What are the symptoms

Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 200,824 Exhaustion, fatigue, lethargy, tiredness, weariness patients)

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 151,070 Rash patients)

Back pain has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, pain, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 107,113 Back pain patients)

On Apr, 8, 2015: 19,670 male patients aged 55 who take the same drugs are studied in Plavix vs Isosorbide Mononitrate vs Levothyroxine Sodium vs Metoprolol Tartrate vs Pravastatin Sodium

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male55Heart attack

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Plavix clopidogrel bisulfatenot specified
Isosorbide Mononitrate isosorbide mononitrateActavis Elizabeth
Levothyroxine Sodium levothyroxine sodiumGenpharm
Metoprolol Tartrate metoprolol tartrateCaraco
Pravastatin Sodium pravastatin sodiumApotex

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 55 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

PlavixIsosorbide Mononitrate (Actavis Elizabeth)Levothyroxine Sodium (Genpharm)Metoprolol Tartrate (Caraco)Pravastatin Sodium (Apotex)
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness4.45%5.66%7.01%6.33%4.50%
Eyes Swollen4.45%5.66%7.01%6.33%4.50%
Rash5.66%4.03%5.07%4.52%4.65%
Back Pain4.50%4.09%4.69%5.24%4.72%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PlavixIsosorbide Mononitrate (Actavis Elizabeth)Levothyroxine Sodium (Genpharm)Metoprolol Tartrate (Caraco)Pravastatin Sodium (Apotex)
Myocardial InfarctionMyocardial InfarctionNauseaMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial Infarction
Chest PainChest PainFatigueNauseaMyalgia
DyspnoeaCardiac Failure CongestiveMyocardial InfarctionChest PainChest Pain
Coronary Artery DiseaseHypotensionDizzinessHypotensionNausea
NauseaNauseaDrug IneffectiveFatiguePyrexia
Cerebrovascular AccidentHypertensionAstheniaPyrexiaFatigue
DizzinessDyspnoeaChest PainDyspnoeaCoronary Artery Disease
PainCoronary Artery DiseaseDyspnoeaAstheniaDizziness
AstheniaDizzinessPyrexiaDizzinessAnxiety
Cardiac Failure CongestivePyrexiaVomitingDrug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PlavixIsosorbide Mononitrate (Actavis Elizabeth)Levothyroxine Sodium (Genpharm)Metoprolol Tartrate (Caraco)Pravastatin Sodium (Apotex)
Lightheadedness - DizzyHypotensionDepressionMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial Infarction
DizzinessDepressionFatigue - ChronicInsomniaBenign Prostatic Hyperplasia
Erectile DysfunctionMyocardial InfarctionTremorNauseaErectile Dysfunction
Myocardial InfarctionDiabetes MellitusDizzinessOedema PeripheralChest Pain
DepressionCardio-respiratory ArrestSwollen TongueFatigueBlood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Cardiac ArrestVentricular ArrhythmiaSpeech Impairment (adult)Anxiety DisorderDermatitis Contact
Chest PainSyncopeVision ImpairmentDiarrhoeaCoronary Artery Disease
TinnitusWoundMuscle TwitchingHypoaesthesiaIntervertebral Disc Protrusion
Short-term Memory LossNon-cardiac Chest PainShort-term Memory LossChest DiscomfortNervous System Disorder
Coronary Artery DiseaseLung NeoplasmWeaknessDecreased AppetiteBursitis

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Plavix0.67%10.07%46.31%39.60%3.36%
Isosorbide Mononitrate12.50%12.50%37.50%37.50%0.00%
Levothyroxine Sodium1.51%15.47%30.57%38.11%14.34%
Metoprolol Tartrate1.01%12.06%38.69%35.68%12.56%
Pravastatin Sodium1.85%21.30%42.59%26.85%7.41%

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On eHealthMe, Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) is often used to treat blood clots. Isosorbide Mononitrate (isosorbide mononitrate) is often used to treat angina. Levothyroxine Sodium (levothyroxine sodium) is often used to treat hypothyroidism. Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Pravastatin Sodium (pravastatin sodium) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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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