Valsartan vs. Spironolactone: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Valsartan and Spironolactone. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 272,443 people who take Valsartan and Spironolactone, 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.
272,443 people who take Valsartan and Spironolactone are studied.
What is Valsartan?
Valsartan has active ingredients of valsartan. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 54,640 Valsartan users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Spironolactone?
Spironolactone has active ingredients of spironolactone. It is often used in acne. eHealthMe is studying from 101,998 Spironolactone users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- Spironolactone (spironolactone)
- Valsartan (valsartan)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
- not at all: 1.8599999999999999 %
- somewhat: 15.02 %
- moderate: 35.91 %
- high: 35.96 %
- very high: 11.24 %
- not at all: 4.48 %
- somewhat: 21.78 %
- moderate: 30.87 %
- high: 28.4 %
- very high: 14.47 %
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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 Valsartan side effects:
- High blood pressure: 4,148 reports
- Drug ineffective: 3,888 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 3,399 reports
- Breathing difficulty: 3,348 reports
- Dizziness: 3,128 reports
- Diarrhea: 2,755 reports
Browse all side effects of Valsartan: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 Spironolactone side effects:
- Breathing difficulty: 8,125 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 6,809 reports
- Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 5,698 reports
- Diarrhea: 5,440 reports
- Dizziness: 5,097 reports
Browse all side effects of Spironolactone: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 valsartan and spironolactone (the active ingredients of Valsartan and Spironolactone, 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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