Atenolol vs. Serzone


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Atenolol and Serzone. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 161,715 people who take Atenolol and Serzone, and is updated regularly.

What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on atenolol and nefazodone hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Atenolol and Serzone, respectively), and Atenolol and Serzone (the brand names). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered.

What is Atenolol?

Atenolol has active ingredients of atenolol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Atenolol 135,425 users)

What is Serzone?

Serzone has active ingredients of nefazodone hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from Serzone 7,608 users)

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 Mar, 15, 2019

161,715 people who take Atenolol and Serzone are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Atenolol vs Serzone drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Serzone (nefazodone hydrochloride)
  • Atenolol (atenolol)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Asthenia (weakness)
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  7. Drug Ineffective
  8. Vomiting
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Pain
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Drug Ineffective
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Pain
  7. Dizziness
  8. Headache (pain in head)
  9. Asthenia (weakness)
  10. Vomiting

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

  1. Hepatocellular Damage (liver damage)
  2. Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Hepatic Failure (liver failure)
  6. Hepatitis C
  7. Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)
  8. Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
  9. Hepatic Cirrhosis (chronic liver disease characterized by replacement of liver tissue by fibrosis, scar tissue)
  10. Abdominal Pain
  1. Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  7. Fall
  8. Asthenia (weakness)
  9. Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  10. Pain

Drug effectiveness:

  • not at all: 2.7800000000000002 %
  • somewhat: 23.61 %
  • moderate: 31.94 %
  • high: 30.56 %
  • very high: 11.11 %
  • not at all: 1.78 %
  • somewhat: 12.54 %
  • moderate: 34.54 %
  • high: 37.84 %
  • very high: 13.3 %

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DISCLAIMER: All material available on is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

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