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Amlodipine Besylate vs Cialis, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 69

This is personalized comparison of Amlodipine Besylate vs Cialis for a male aged 69. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Amlodipine besylate (latest outcomes from 19,047 users) has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Cialis (latest outcomes from 9,176 users) has active ingredients of tadalafil. It is often used in erection problems.

What is the symptom

Heartburn - chronic (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 45,960 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, pain.

On Oct, 25, 2014: 14,540 male patients aged 65 who take the same drugs are studied in Amlodipine Besylate vs Cialis

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male65High blood pressure

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Amlodipine Besylate amlodipine besylatenot specified
Cialis tadalafilLilly

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 65 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Amlodipine BesylateCialis (Lilly)
Heartburn - chronic0.05%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Amlodipine BesylateCialis (Lilly)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Ineffective
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Therapeutic Response Decreased (less preventive response)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Headache (pain in head)
Pyrexia (fever)Back Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vision Blurred
Chest PainDizziness
Drug IneffectivePain In Extremity
Asthenia (weakness)Myalgia (muscle pain)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Erectile Dysfunction
Condition AggravatedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Amlodipine BesylateCialis (Lilly)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy (optic nerve damage due to lack of blood supply)
DizzinessHeadache (pain in head)
PainAnxiety
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dizziness
ConstipationVision Blurred
Chest PainInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Stomach PainHypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Staphylococcal Infection (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)
Erectile DysfunctionBlood Cholesterol Increased
Hoarseness (changing voice)Visual Field Defect

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Amlodipine Besylate0.81%11.84%55.85%26.92%4.58%
Cialis2.21%19.89%32.60%34.81%10.50%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Cialis (tadalafil) is often used to treat erection problems. 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:

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