Micardis Vs. Tenormin for a male patient aged 54 - from FDA reports


This is a personalized comparison Micardis, Tenormin for a man aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on gender, age, active ingredients of any drugs used. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are considered.

What are the drugs?

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.

On Jan, 07, 2019

11,972 males aged 54 (±5) who take Micardis, Tenormin are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Micardis, Tenormin for a male patient aged 54.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 54
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: Blood Pressure - High

Drugs in this study:

  • Micardis (telmisartan)
  • Tenormin (atenolol)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

  1. Dizziness
  2. Rashes (redness)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Diarrhea
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Drug Ineffective
  8. Breathing Difficulty
  9. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  10. Weakness
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Heart Attack
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Drug Ineffective
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  6. Chest Pain
  7. Weakness
  8. Pain
  9. Breathing Difficulty
  10. Dizziness

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

  1. Pleurisy (inflammation of the pleurae, which causes pain when breathing)
  2. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Muscle Contractions Involuntary (uncontrolled muscle contraction)
  5. Pulmonary Air Leakage
  6. Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  7. Allergic Rhinitis
  8. Intervertebral Disc Protrusion (spinal disc protrusion)
  9. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  10. Pulmonary Mass
  1. Heart Attack
  2. Stress And Anxiety
  3. Fainting (loss of consciousness and postural tone)
  4. Loss Of Consciousness
  5. Depression
  6. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. High Blood Cholesterol
  10. Sinus Bradycardia (an unusually slow heartbeat due to heart disease)

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