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What could cause Hypoglycaemia for a 88-year old woman?

This is a personalized study for a 88 year old female patient who has High blood pressure, Diabetes Mellitus. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 16 female patients aged 88 (±5) who take the same drugs from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Atenolol (latest outcomes from 82,638 users) has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Tolbutamide (latest outcomes from 495 users) has active ingredients of tolbutamide. It is often used in diabetes.

What is the symptom

Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream) (latest reports from 157,191 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus.

On May, 17, 2014: 16 females aged 83 (±5) who take Atenolol, Tolbutamide are studied

Atenolol, Tolbutamide outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 83

Gender: female

Conditions: High blood pressure, Diabetes Mellitus

Drugs taking:
- Atenolol - 50MG (atenolol): used for 1 - 2 years
- Tolbutamide - 500MG (tolbutamide): used for < 1 month

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports
among females aged 83 (±5) who take the drugs
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)3 (18.75%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

SymptomNumber of reports
among females aged 83 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Hypoglycaemia in High Blood Pressure210 (1.24%)
Hypoglycaemia in Diabetes Mellitus241 (6.15%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effectNumber of reports
among females aged 83 (±5) who take the same drug
Hypoglycaemia in Atenolol31 (0.52%)
Hypoglycaemia in Tolbutamide0 (0.00%)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Atenolol is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a
Tolbutamide is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Hypoglycaemian/an/aHypoglycaemian/an/an/aWeight Decreased
Vomiting
Nausea
Acute Coronary Syndrome
Pulmonary Oedema
Device Related Infection
Asthma
Drug Hypersensitivity
Chills
Morganella Infection

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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