Terazosin hydrochloride vs. Lipitor


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Terazosin hydrochloride and Lipitor. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 350,143 people who take Terazosin hydrochloride and Lipitor, 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 terazosin hydrochloride and atorvastatin calcium (the active ingredients of Terazosin hydrochloride and Lipitor, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Terazosin hydrochloride?

Terazosin hydrochloride has active ingredients of terazosin hydrochloride. It is often used in prostate examination abnormal. (latest outcomes from Terazosin hydrochloride 1,678 users)

What is Lipitor?

Lipitor has active ingredients of atorvastatin calcium. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from Lipitor 208,540 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, 10, 2019

350,143 people who take Terazosin hydrochloride and Lipitor are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Terazosin hydrochloride vs Lipitor drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Lipitor (atorvastatin calcium)
  • Terazosin Hydrochloride (terazosin hydrochloride)

Most common side effects:

Terazosin Hydrochloride:
  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  4. Drug Ineffective
  5. Myalgia (muscle pain)
  6. Diarrhoea
  7. Pain
  8. Dizziness
  9. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  10. Asthenia (weakness)
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  7. Asthenia (weakness)
  8. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  9. Pain
  10. Fall

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

Terazosin Hydrochloride:
  1. Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus
  2. Myalgia (muscle pain)
  3. Pain In Extremity
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Asthenia (weakness)
  6. Pain
  7. Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)
  8. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  9. Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  10. Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)
  1. Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  3. Dizziness
  4. Orthostatic Hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up)
  5. Fall
  6. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  7. Asthenia (weakness)
  8. Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  9. Bradycardia (abnormally slow heart action)
  10. Loss Of Consciousness

Drug effectiveness:

Terazosin Hydrochloride:
  • not at all: 1.55 %
  • somewhat: 11.46 %
  • moderate: 30.2 %
  • high: 41.72 %
  • very high: 15.07 %
  • not at all: 2.58 %
  • somewhat: 24.64 %
  • moderate: 38.4 %
  • high: 27.22 %
  • very high: 7.16 %

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