Some science behind the scenes

Vasodilator drug deaths

It seemed inappropriate to list the figures for deaths associated with the medications used for one-off cardiac events. So these are the figures for the regular use drugs.  All the figures are from eHealthme.

Alfuzosin

  • On Sep, 1, 2015: 375 people reported to have side effects when taking Alfuzosin hydrochloride. Among them, 5 people (1.33%) have Death

Dipyridamole and trade names

  • On Aug, 24, 2015: 3,454 people reported to have side effects when taking Dipyridamole. Among them, 77 people (2.23%) have Death
  • On Aug, 24, 2015: 1,623 people reported to have side effects when taking Persantine. Among them, 49 people (3.02%) have Death

Cardura and tradenames

  • On Sep, 14, 2015: 14,944 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardura. Among them, 223 people (1.49%) have Death
  • On Sep, 21, 2015: 205 people reported to have side effects when taking Cardura xl. Among them, 2 people (0.98%) have Death
  • On Sep, 11, 2015: 7,844 people reported to have side effects when taking Doxazosin mesylate. Among them, 127 people (1.62%) have Death

Losartan and trade names

  • On Aug, 30, 2015: 25,594 people reported to have side effects when taking Cozaar. Among them, 495 people (1.93%) have Death
  • On Sep, 7, 2015: 13,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan. Among them, 160 people (1.22%) have Death
  • On Aug, 22, 2015: 11,852 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium. Among them, 153 people (1.29%) have Death
  • On Sep, 9, 2015: 969 people reported to have side effects when taking Losartan potassium and hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 6 people (0.62%) have Death

Terazosin and trade names

  • On Aug, 27, 2015: 1,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Terazosin hydrochloride. Among them, 11 people (0.89%) have Death
  • On Sep, 6, 2015: 6,116 people reported to have side effects when taking Hytrin. Among them, 85 people (1.39%) have Death

Tracleer and trade names

  • On Sep, 21, 2015: 25,093 people reported to have side effects when taking Tracleer. Among them, 6,068 people (24.18%) have Death

Remodulin and trade names

  • On Sep, 14, 2015: 3,942 people reported to have side effects when taking Remodulin. Among them, 1,990 people (50.48%) have Death
  • On Sep, 10, 2015: 2,566 people reported to have side effects when taking Tyvaso. Among them, 427 people (16.64%) have Death

Prazosin and trade names

  • On Sep, 18, 2015: 1,227 people reported to have side effects when taking Minipress. Among them, 11 people (0.90%) have Death
  • On Sep, 21, 2015: 198 people reported to have side effects when taking Minipress xl. Among them, 4 people (2.02%) have Death

 Edarbi

  • On Aug, 30, 2015: 88 people reported to have side effects when taking Edarbi. Among them, 1 people (1.14%) has Death.

 Candesartan and trade names

  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 6,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Candesartan cilexetil. Among them, 83 people (1.38%) have Death
  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 321 people reported to have side effects when taking Candesartan cilexetil and hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 5 people (1.56%) have Death
  • On Sep, 3, 2015: 3,458 people reported to have side effects when taking Blopress. Among them, 73 people (2.11%) have Death
  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 14,904 people reported to have side effects when taking Atacand. Among them, 256 people (1.72%) have Death

Teveten

  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 1,363 people reported to have side effects when taking Teveten. Among them, 25 people (1.83%) have Death

Irbesartan and trade names

  • On Aug, 28, 2015: 7,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Irbesartan. Among them, 138 people (1.77%) have Death
  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 524 people reported to have side effects when taking Irbesartan and hydrochlorothiazide. Among them, 6 people (1.15%) have Death
  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 11,521 people reported to have side effects when taking Avapro. Among them, 230 people (2.00%) have Death
  • On Aug, 24, 2015: 4,180 people reported to have side effects when taking Avalide. Among them, 44 people (1.05%) have Death

 Olmesartan and trade names

  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 5,494 people reported to have side effects when taking Olmesartan medoxomil. Among them, 124 people (2.26%) have Death
  • On Sep, 21, 2015: 12,915 people reported to have side effects when taking Benicar. Among them, 152 people (1.18%) have Death
  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 285 people reported to have side effects when taking Olmetec. Among them, 3 people (1.05%) have Death

Telmisartan and trade names

  • On Sep, 4, 2015: 1,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Telmisartan. Among them, 32 people (1.88%) have Death
  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 15,696 people reported to have side effects when taking Micardis. Among them, 370 people (2.36%) have Death

Valsartan and trade names

  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 9,725 people reported to have side effects when taking Valsartan. Among them, 182 people (1.87%) have Death
  • On Aug, 28, 2015: 55,253 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan. Among them, 1,964 people (3.55%) have Death
  • On Sep, 22, 2015: 611 people reported to have side effects when taking Diovan hct. Among them, 4 people (0.65%) have Death