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A study for a 76-year old woman who takes Clonidine Hydrochloride, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Aggrenox

Summary: 34 female patients aged 76 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 76 year old female patient who has Blood Pressure - High, Depression, Blood Thinner. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Clonidine hydrochloride has active ingredients of clonidine hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from 1,552 Clonidine hydrochloride users)

Venlafaxine hydrochloride has active ingredients of venlafaxine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 3,639 Venlafaxine hydrochloride users)

Aggrenox has active ingredients of aspirin; dipyridamole. It is often used in stroke. (latest outcomes from 4,359 Aggrenox users)

What are the conditions

Blood pressure - high can be treated by Lisinopril, Atenolol, Amlodipine Besylate, Hydrochlorothiazide, Diovan, Metoprolol Tartrate. (latest reports from 329,634 Blood Pressure - High patients)

Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Celexa, Wellbutrin Xl. (latest reports from 277,322 Depression patients)

Blood thinner can be treated by Aspirin, Coumadin, Warfarin Sodium, Plavix, Xarelto, Pradaxa. (latest reports from 3,050 Blood Thinner patients)

What is the symptom

Low blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 107,417 Low blood pressure patients)

On Feb, 24, 2015: 34 females aged 70 (±5) who take Clonidine Hydrochloride, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Aggrenox are studied

Clonidine Hydrochloride, Venlafaxine Hydrochloride, Aggrenox outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 70

Gender: female

Conditions: Blood Pressure - High, Depression, Blood Thinner

Drugs taking:
- Clonidine Hydrochloride - 0.1MG (clonidine hydrochloride): used for < 1 month
- Venlafaxine Hydrochloride - EQ 37.5MG BASE (venlafaxine hydrochloride): used for 6 - 12 months
- Aggrenox - 25MG;200MG (aspirin; dipyridamole): used for 6 - 12 months

Drug interactions have: severe low blood pressure

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)2 (5.88% of females aged 70 (±5) who take the drugs)

(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)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Low Blood Pressure in Blood Pressure - High1,045 (3.87% of females aged 70 (±5) who have Blood pressure - high)
Low Blood Pressure in Depression176 (2.00% of females aged 70 (±5) who have Depression)
Low Blood Pressure in Blood Thinner2 (0.87% of females aged 70 (±5) who have Blood thinner)

(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 effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Low Blood Pressure in Clonidine Hydrochloride7 (5.38% of females aged 70 (±5) who take Clonidine hydrochloride)
Low Blood Pressure in Venlafaxine Hydrochloride6 (2.90% of females aged 70 (±5) who take Venlafaxine hydrochloride)
Low Blood Pressure in Aggrenox26 (5.73% of females aged 70 (±5) who take Aggrenox)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Clonidine Hydrochloride is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/a
Venlafaxine Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/an/a
Aggrenox is effectiven/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/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
Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)Low Blood Pressure (abnormally low blood pressure)n/an/an/an/aOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dry Mouth
ThyroidectomyDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Adrenal Adenoma (benign tumour of the glandular type (adenoma) in the adrenal gland)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hypercalcaemia (elevated calcium (ca+) level in the blood)Fall
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Confusional State
Diabetic Nephropathy (diabetic kidney disease)Constipation
Dry SkinDiarrhoea
SurgeryDrug Ineffective
Lung InfectionRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who take Clonidine Hydrochloride and have Low Blood Pressure
- support group for people who take Venlafaxine Hydrochloride and have Low Blood Pressure
- support group for people who take Aggrenox and have Low Blood Pressure
- support group for people who have Low Blood Pressure and Depression
- support group for people who have Low Blood Pressure and Blood Thinner
- support group for people who have Blood Pressure - High
- support group for people who have Blood Thinner
- support group for people who have Depression
- support group for people who have Low Blood Pressure
- support group for people who take Aggrenox
- support group for people who take Clonidine Hydrochloride
- support group for people who take Venlafaxine Hydrochloride

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  • peanuts on Mar, 31, 2010:

    my friend is suffering from rhumatory arthertis.and is currenty taking cocaine. oxy cotin,prestine, wellbutrim, predisone 10mg what side effects should she expect ?????

    Reply

    mtntexas on May, 11, 2013:

    Just ask John Belushi

    Reply

    2cents on Mar, 6, 2013:

    I'll second that!

    Reply

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