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cialis vs uroxatral, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 61

This is personalized comparison of cialis vs uroxatral for a male aged 61. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

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

Uroxatral (latest outcomes from 2,328 users) has active ingredients of alfuzosin hydrochloride. It is often used in enlarged prostate.

What is the symptom

Blood pressure diastolic decreased (latest reports from 14,931 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 2,121 male patients aged 56 who take the same drugs are studied in cialis vs uroxatral

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male56Urinary Hesitation

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
cialis tadalafilnot specified
uroxatral alfuzosin hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 56 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

cialisuroxatral
Blood Pressure Diastolic Decreased0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
cialisuroxatral
Drug IneffectiveDizziness
Headache (pain in head)Drug Ineffective
Therapeutic Response Decreased (less preventive response)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Back PainHeadache (pain in head)
Vision BlurredFall
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy (optic nerve damage due to lack of blood supply)Depression
DizzinessHypersensitivity
Myalgia (muscle pain)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Erectile DysfunctionSyncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
cialisuroxatral
Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy (optic nerve damage due to lack of blood supply)Prostate Cancer
Vision BlurredDifficulty In Walking
AnxietyPanic Attack
Erectile DysfunctionAppetite Increased (increased appetite is when you want to eat much more often or in larger quantities than your body requires)
Itching ScarNasal Congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels)
BlindnessMyelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
Blindness UnilateralArrhythmia (irregular heartbeat)
Headache (pain in head)Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells)
Sleep Apnoea Syndrome (a sleep-related disorder in which the effort to breathe is diminished or absent)Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
cialis3.95%15.82%27.12%37.85%15.25%
uroxatral0.00%33.33%47.62%19.05%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Cialis (tadalafil) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. Uroxatral (alfuzosin hydrochloride) is often used to treat enlarged prostate. 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:

Recent related drug comparison:

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

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