Carvedilol vs. Amlodipine besylate


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Carvedilol and Amlodipine besylate. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 352,615 people who take Carvedilol and Amlodipine besylate, 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 carvedilol and amlodipine besylate (the active ingredients of Carvedilol and Amlodipine besylate, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Carvedilol?

Carvedilol has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Carvedilol 58,237 users)

What is Amlodipine besylate?

Amlodipine besylate has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Amlodipine besylate 33,988 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, 06, 2019

352,615 people who take Carvedilol and Amlodipine besylate are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Carvedilol vs Amlodipine besylate drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Amlodipine Besylate (amlodipine besylate)
  • Carvedilol (carvedilol)

Most common side effects:

  1. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Drug Ineffective
  6. Dizziness
  7. Pain
  8. Headache (pain in head)
  9. Asthenia (weakness)
  10. Vomiting
Amlodipine Besylate:
  1. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Cardiac Failure Congestive
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Asthenia (weakness)
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  9. Pain
  10. Drug Ineffective

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

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Dizziness
  3. Pneumonia
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Pain
  6. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
  7. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  8. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  9. Anxiety
  10. Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Amlodipine Besylate:
  1. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  3. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  4. Cardiac Failure Congestive
  5. Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  8. Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
  9. Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  10. Dizziness

Drug effectiveness:

  • not at all: 2.41 %
  • somewhat: 17.82 %
  • moderate: 37.94 %
  • high: 32.67 %
  • very high: 9.16 %
Amlodipine Besylate:
  • not at all: 2.61 %
  • somewhat: 16.43 %
  • moderate: 34.58 %
  • high: 35.77 %
  • very high: 10.6 %

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