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Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide vs Metoprolol Tartrate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 51

This is personalized comparison of Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide vs Metoprolol Tartrate for a male aged 51. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Triamterene and hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 4,416 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide; triamterene. It is often used in high blood pressure.

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

On May, 12, 2014: 2,862 male patients aged 46 who take the drugs are studied in Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide vs Metoprolol Tartrate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male46High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide hydrochlorothiazide; triamtereneApotex Inc
Metoprolol Tartrate metoprolol tartrateSandoz

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 46 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide (Apotex Inc)Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)
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)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest Pain
Chest PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VomitingHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Pyrexia (fever)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DepressionDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Drug 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)
Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide (Apotex Inc)Metoprolol Tartrate (Sandoz)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Shortness Of Breath
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs
Sore Throat Nos (pain or irritation of the throat)Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint)
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Depression
Vision BlurredCerebrovascular 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)
Congestive Heart Failure (heart is unable to provide sufficient pumping)Intracranial Aneurysm (bulging, weak area in the wall of a cranial artery)
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 Pain
Hypoxia (low oxygen conditions)Coma (state of unconsciousness lasting more than six hours)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Respiratory Distress (difficulty in breathing)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide0.00%38.10%23.81%33.33%4.76%
Metoprolol Tartrate1.41%17.61%36.62%34.51%9.86%

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On eHealthMe, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide (hydrochlorothiazide; triamterene) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Metoprolol Tartrate (metoprolol tartrate) 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.

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