Cialis Vs. Viagra for a male patient aged 59 - from FDA reports

This is a personalized comparison Cialis, Viagra for a man aged 59. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

18,896 males aged 59 (±5) who take Cialis, Viagra are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Cialis, Viagra for a male patient aged 59.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 59
  • Gender: male
  • Reason for the study: Erection Problems

Drugs in this study:

  • Cialis (tadalafil)
  • Viagra (sildenafil citrate)

eHealthMe real world results for males aged 59 (±5):

Most common side effects:

  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Asthenia (weakness)
  4. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  5. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  6. Blood Cholesterol Increased
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Dizziness
  9. Back Pain
  10. Blood Testosterone Decreased
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  4. Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  5. Death
  6. Chest Pain
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  9. Pain
  10. Dizziness

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

  1. Vision Blurred
  2. Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy (optic nerve damage due to lack of blood supply)
  3. Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
  4. Dizziness
  5. Anxiety
  6. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Urinary Tract Infection
  9. Thrombosis (formation of a blood clot inside a blood vessel)
  10. Vomiting
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Optic Ischaemic Neuropathy (optic nerve damage due to lack of blood supply)
  3. Malignant Melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  6. Depression
  7. Blindness Unilateral
  8. Pneumonia
  9. Dizziness
  10. Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)

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