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Hydrochlorothiazide vs Lasix for a male patient aged 69

Summary: 18,676 male patients aged 69 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

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

 

What are the drugs

Hydrochlorothiazide (latest outcomes from 62,015 users) has active ingredients of hydrochlorothiazide. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Lasix (latest outcomes from 95,340 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

On Mar, 25, 2015: 18,676 male patients aged 63 who take the same drugs are studied in Hydrochlorothiazide vs Lasix

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male63Elevated Mood

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Hydrochlorothiazide hydrochlorothiazidenot specified
Lasix furosemidenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 63 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
HydrochlorothiazideLasix
NauseaDyspnoea
DyspnoeaRenal Failure Acute
FatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
Myocardial InfarctionPyrexia
HypotensionNausea
Drug IneffectiveHypotension
DizzinessFatigue
Renal Failure AcuteOedema Peripheral
DiarrhoeaCondition Aggravated
Chest PainAtrial Fibrillation

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
HydrochlorothiazideLasix
Rapid Heart BeatCerebrovascular Accident
Loss Of LibidoHypertension
HyponatraemiaAngina Pectoris
SyncopeRenal Failure Acute
FatigueMyalgia
DyspnoeaChest Pain
HypokalaemiaLacunar Infarction
GoutEpistaxis
HypotensionProductive Cough
CoughMuscle Cramp

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Hydrochlorothiazide2.76%15.67%45.16%33.18%3.23%
Lasix4.35%21.74%31.30%33.04%9.57%

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Hydrochlorothiazide (hydrochlorothiazide) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Lasix (furosemide) is often used to treat fluid retention. 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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