Lisinopril Vs. Tamsulosin Vs. Gemfibrozil Vs. Metformin for a male patient aged 74 - from FDA reports


This is a personalized comparison Lisinopril, Tamsulosin, Gemfibrozil, Metformin for a man aged 74. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jan, 07, 2019

56,107 males aged 74 (±5) who take Lisinopril, Tamsulosin, Gemfibrozil, Metformin are studied.


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Lisinopril, Tamsulosin, Gemfibrozil, Metformin for a male patient aged 74.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 74
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: Blood Pressure - High

Drugs in this study:

  • Tamsulosin (tamsulosin)
  • Metformin (metformin hydrochloride)
  • Gemfibrozil (gemfibrozil)
  • Lisinopril (lisinopril)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 74 (±5):

Most common side effects:

Lisinopril:
  1. Weakness
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Breathing Difficulty
  4. Drug Ineffective
  5. Dizziness
  6. Diarrhea
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  9. Pain
  10. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)
Tamsulosin:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Breathing Difficulty
  3. Dizziness
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Weakness
  6. Drug Ineffective
  7. Pneumonia
  8. Fall
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Death
Gemfibrozil:
  1. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  2. Weakness
  3. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Blood Creatine Phosphokinase Increased
  6. Muscle Aches (muscle pain)
  7. Drug Ineffective
  8. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  9. Breathing Difficulty
  10. Diarrhea
Metformin:
  1. Blood Glucose Increased
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Weakness
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Breathing Difficulty
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
  9. Weight Decreased
  10. Drug Ineffective

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

Lisinopril:
  1. Angioedema (rapid swelling of the dermis)
  2. Hyperkalemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  5. Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
  6. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  7. Breathing Difficulty
  8. Acute Kidney Failure
  9. Lip Swelling
  10. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
Tamsulosin:
  1. Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)
  2. Prostatitis (inflammation of the prostate gland)
  3. Upper Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  6. Fall
  7. Cerebral Haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)
  8. Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)
  9. Chronic Kidney Disease
  10. Death
Gemfibrozil:
  1. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  2. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  3. Stress And Anxiety
  4. Emotional Distress
  5. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component)
  6. Pneumonia
  7. Fear
  8. Deafness Neurosensory
  9. Renal Insufficiency (insufficient excretion of wastes by the kidneys)
  10. Pain
Metformin:
  1. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  2. Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
  3. Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar)
  4. Diarrhea
  5. Acute Kidney Failure
  6. Metabolic Acidosis (body produces too much acid, or when the kidneys are not removing enough acid from the body)
  7. Anuria (failure of the kidneys to produce urine)
  8. Nausea And Vomiting
  9. Heart Attack
  10. Fall

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