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Astepro vs Patanase, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 66

This is personalized comparison of Astepro vs Patanase for a male aged 66. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Astepro (latest outcomes from 444 users) has active ingredients of azelastine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

Patanase (latest outcomes from 293 users) has active ingredients of olopatadine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.

What are the symptoms

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) (latest reports from 1,919,148 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, quit smoking, depression, pain.

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) (latest reports from 63,906 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol.

Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle) (latest reports from 632,599 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 28, 2014: 319 male patients aged 63 who take the same drugs are studied in Astepro vs Patanase

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male63Rhinitis Allergic

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Astepro azelastine hydrochloridenot specified
Patanase olopatadine hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 63 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

AsteproPatanase
Nausea4.92%5.97%
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%
Myocardial Infarction14.75%17.91%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AsteproPatanase
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Asthenia (weakness)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Bone Pain
Back PainCerebral Infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
CoughPyrexia (fever)
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Rash (redness)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Pain In JawChills (felling of cold)
Weight DecreasedPericardial Effusion (fluid around the heart)
Abdominal PainMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AsteproPatanase
Hypoacusis (loss of hearing)Brain Hemorrhage (stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain)
Vertigo
Sudden Hearing Loss
Vomiting
Dizziness
Pyrexia (fever)
Rash (redness)
Quality Of Life Decreased
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Pharyngolaryngeal Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Astepro0.00%33.33%11.11%38.89%16.67%
Patanase0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Astepro (azelastine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Patanase (olopatadine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. 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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