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Plavix vs Isosorbide Mononitrate vs Levothyroxine Sodium vs Metoprolol Tartrate vs Pravastatin Sodium, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 60

This is personalized comparison of Plavix vs Isosorbide Mononitrate vs Levothyroxine Sodium vs Metoprolol Tartrate vs Pravastatin Sodium for a male aged 60. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Plavix (latest outcomes from 69,383 users) has active ingredients of clopidogrel bisulfate. It is often used in stent.

Isosorbide mononitrate (latest outcomes from 10,467 users) has active ingredients of isosorbide mononitrate. It is often used in angina.

Levothyroxine sodium (latest outcomes from 69,902 users) has active ingredients of levothyroxine sodium. It is often used in hypothyroidism.

Metoprolol tartrate (latest outcomes from 40,347 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol tartrate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Pravastatin sodium (latest outcomes from 9,227 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) (latest reports from 1,542,586 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 969,284 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

Back Pain (latest reports from 673,922 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Jul, 19, 2014: 19,520 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, Weariness4.44%5.79%7.02%6.30%4.52%
Eyes Swollen4.44%5.79%7.02%6.30%4.52%
Rash7.23%5.50%6.80%5.53%6.14%
Back Pain4.48%4.06%4.65%5.17%4.70%

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 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)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)
Chest PainChest PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Myalgia (muscle pain)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cardiac Failure CongestiveMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Chest PainChest Pain
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)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)DizzinessHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug IneffectiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pyrexia (fever)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Asthenia (weakness)Pyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DizzinessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Chest PainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)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)
PainCoronary 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)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Asthenia (weakness)Dizziness
Asthenia (weakness)DizzinessPyrexia (fever)DizzinessAnxiety
Cardiac Failure CongestiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)VomitingDrug 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)
DizzinessHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)DepressionMyocardial 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)
Erectile DysfunctionDepressionDizzinessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (benign enlargement of the prostate)
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)Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Erectile Dysfunction
DepressionCardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)Insomnia (sleeplessness)Chest Pain
Cardiac ArrestDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Hyperacusis (disorder in loudness perception)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
Short-term Memory LossWoundSensory Disturbance (sense disturbance)Chest DiscomfortNeuropathy (damage to nerves)
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Ventricular Arrhythmia (problem with the rate or rhythm of the heartbeat)Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)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)
Chest PainPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)PainAnxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)Dermatitis Contact (skin reaction (dermatitis) resulting from exposure to allergens)
Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Lung Neoplasm (tumour of lung)Vision ImpairmentDiarrhoeaBursitis (inflammation of a bursa, typically one in the knee, elbow, or shoulder)
Cognitive Deterioration (memory impairment)Hypertriglyceridaemia (excess of triglycerides in the blood)Myelomalacia (softening and damage of the spinal cord due to some injury like compression by disc extrusion)Disturbance In AttentionNervous System Disorder (a general class of medical conditions affecting the nervous system)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Plavix0.65%11.04%32.47%49.35%6.49%
Isosorbide Mononitrate6.25%18.75%43.75%18.75%12.50%
Levothyroxine Sodium1.36%13.27%30.27%40.48%14.63%
Metoprolol Tartrate0.85%11.06%38.30%36.17%13.62%
Pravastatin Sodium2.44%17.89%43.09%29.27%7.32%

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On eHealthMe, Plavix (clopidogrel bisulfate) is often used to treat stent. 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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