Cardizem vs. Cardura: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Cardizem and Cardura. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 165,676 people who take Cardizem and Cardura, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
165,676 people who take Cardizem and Cardura are studied.
What is Cardizem?
Cardizem has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 27,059 Cardizem users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Cardura?
Cardura has active ingredients of doxazosin mesylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 19,907 Cardura users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- Cardizem (diltiazem hydrochloride)
- Cardura (doxazosin mesylate)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
- not at all: 2.38 %
- somewhat: 18.83 %
- moderate: 35.65 %
- high: 33.09 %
- very high: 10.05 %
- not at all: 2.88 %
- somewhat: 20.98 %
- moderate: 41.29 %
- high: 29.78 %
- very high: 5.08 %
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How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of:
Common Cardizem side effects:
- Breathing difficulty: 2,659 reports
- 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): 2,062 reports
- Weakness: 2,014 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,993 reports
- Pain: 1,908 reports
- High blood pressure: 1,775 reports
Browse all side effects of Cardizem:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Common Cardura side effects:
- High blood pressure: 1,450 reports
- Drug ineffective: 1,160 reports
- Weakness: 1,128 reports
- Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 931 reports
- Breathing difficulty: 924 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 838 reports
Browse all side effects of Cardura:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
How the study uses the data?
The study is based on diltiazem hydrochloride and doxazosin mesylate (the active ingredients of Cardizem and Cardura, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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