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Clonidine vs Metoprolol Tartrate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 58

This is personalized comparison of Clonidine vs Metoprolol Tartrate for a male aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Clonidine (latest outcomes from 9,611 users) has active ingredients of clonidine. 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.

What is the symptom

Death (latest reports from 541,096 patients) has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, multiple myeloma, dialysis, diabetes, osteoporosis.

On May, 12, 2014: 4,885 male patients aged 54 who take the drugs are studied in Clonidine vs Metoprolol Tartrate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male54Essential Hypertension

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Clonidine clonidinenot specified
Metoprolol Tartrate metoprolol tartrateMutual Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 54 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

ClonidineMetoprolol Tartrate (Mutual Pharm)
Death6.42%2.19%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ClonidineMetoprolol Tartrate (Mutual Pharm)
PainMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Chest Pain
Cardiac Failure CongestiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
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)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Pyrexia (fever)
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
VomitingDizziness
AnxietyAsthenia (weakness)
FallPain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ClonidineMetoprolol Tartrate (Mutual Pharm)
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)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Chest PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
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)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (disorder that causes extreme fatigue)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Anhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)Chest Discomfort
Libido Decreased (loss of interest in sex)Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)
Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Diarrhoea
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Anxiety Disorder (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)Drug Ineffective

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Clonidine7.14%14.29%14.29%57.14%7.14%
Metoprolol Tartrate0.87%12.61%34.78%41.30%10.43%

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On eHealthMe, Clonidine (clonidine) 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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