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Toprol-xl vs Maxzide-25, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 45

This is personalized comparison of Toprol-xl vs Maxzide-25 for a female aged 45. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Toprol-xl (latest outcomes from 40,724 users) has active ingredients of metoprolol succinate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Maxzide-25 (latest outcomes from 163 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide; triamterene. It is often used in high blood pressure.

On Aug, 15, 2014: 2,942 female patients aged 41 who take the same drugs are studied in Toprol-xl vs Maxzide-25

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female41Arrhythmia Supraventricular

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Toprol-xl metoprolol succinateAstrazeneca
Maxzide-25 hydrochlorothiazide; triamtereneMylan Bertek

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 41 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Toprol-xl (Astrazeneca)Maxzide-25 (Mylan Bertek)
Chest PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Chest Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DepressionHeadache (pain in head)
Headache (pain in head)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
AnxietyConstipation
DizzinessAsthenia (weakness)
PainDrug Ineffective
VomitingInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Anxiety

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Toprol-xl (Astrazeneca)Maxzide-25 (Mylan Bertek)
AnxietyPain - Muscles (muscle pain)
DepressionTired Eyes (eyes feel achy, weak, or heavy due to intense use)
Abdominal PainBreathlessness
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)Crackles Lung (noises that may be made by one or both lungs of a human with a respiratory disease during inhalation)
Abdominal Pain UpperChest Pain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Diarrhea
Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)Dry Skin
Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)Anxiety
Weight IncreasedDepression

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Toprol-xl3.36%15.13%21.85%50.42%9.24%
Maxzide-250.00%10.39%41.56%40.26%7.79%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Toprol-xl (metoprolol succinate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Maxzide-25 (hydrochlorothiazide; triamterene) 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:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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