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Simvastatin vs Lantus vs Victoza vs Metformin Hydrochloride vs Avapro for a male patient aged 58

Summary: 27,770 male patients aged 58 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Simvastatin vs Lantus vs Victoza vs Metformin Hydrochloride vs Avapro for a male aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,894 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Lantus (latest outcomes from 50,302 users) has active ingredients of insulin glargine recombinant. It is often used in diabetes.

Victoza (latest outcomes from 12,246 users) has active ingredients of liraglutide. It is often used in diabetes.

Metformin hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 14,614 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

Avapro (latest outcomes from 11,961 users) has active ingredients of irbesartan. It is often used in high blood pressure.

What is the symptom

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 136,852 Chest pain patients)

On Mar, 30, 2015: 27,770 male patients aged 56 who take the same drugs are studied in Simvastatin vs Lantus vs Victoza vs Metformin Hydrochloride vs Avapro

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male56Diabetes Mellitus

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Simvastatin simvastatinnot specified
Lantus insulin glargine recombinantnot specified
Victoza liraglutidenot specified
Metformin Hydrochloride metformin hydrochloridenot specified
Avapro irbesartannot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 56 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

SimvastatinLantusVictozaMetformin HydrochlorideAvapro
Chest Pain9.82%6.38%0.62%6.85%5.83%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SimvastatinLantusVictozaMetformin HydrochlorideAvapro
Myocardial InfarctionBlood Glucose IncreasedNauseaBlood Glucose IncreasedNausea
MyalgiaNauseaVomitingNauseaDyspnoea
RhabdomyolysisWeight DecreasedPancreatitisWeight DecreasedRenal Failure Acute
NauseaBlood Glucose DecreasedBlood Glucose IncreasedMyocardial InfarctionMyocardial Infarction
Chest PainMyocardial InfarctionDiarrhoeaDrug IneffectiveHypotension
DyspnoeaDyspnoeaDecreased AppetiteFatigueDiarrhoea
FatigueDrug IneffectiveFatigueDiarrhoeaDizziness
AstheniaFatigueWeight DecreasedRenal Failure AcuteDrug Ineffective
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedHypoglycaemiaAbdominal Pain UpperCardiac Failure CongestiveFatigue
Renal Failure AcuteDizzinessAbdominal PainVomitingAsthenia

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
SimvastatinLantusVictozaMetformin HydrochlorideAvapro
RhabdomyolysisMyocardial InfarctionLow Back PainMyocardial InfarctionBack Pain
Myocardial InfarctionPainStomach UpsetRenal Failure AcuteNeck Stiffness
MyalgiaDizzinessPvc (premature Ventricular Contraction)HypertensionMuscle Atrophy
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedAcute Myocardial InfarctionMuscle AchesType 2 Diabetes MellitusSimvastatin
Erectile DysfunctionAnxietyMuscle CrampsAtherosclerosisPancytopenia
DepressionHypoglycaemic SeizureStomach PainIschaemic StrokeMyocardial Infarction
Renal Failure AcuteHeart InjuryType 2 DiabetesCoronary Artery DiseaseFatty Liver
Chest PainRashHypertensionErectile DysfunctionMuscle Cramps Aggravated
Coronary Artery DiseaseArteriosclerosisKidney SmallCardiac DisorderDiarrhoea
AstheniaHypoglycaemiaChest PainDiverticulum

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Simvastatin0.48%13.57%36.35%39.42%10.18%
Lantus2.38%10.71%45.24%36.90%4.76%
Victoza2.86%17.14%40.00%20.00%20.00%
Metformin Hydrochloride1.64%18.17%38.63%31.91%9.66%
Avapro0.00%14.86%35.14%36.49%13.51%

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On eHealthMe, Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Lantus (insulin glargine recombinant) is often used to treat diabetes. Victoza (liraglutide) is often used to treat diabetes. Metformin Hydrochloride (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. Avapro (irbesartan) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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