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Nasonex vs Nasacort vs Flonase vs Astepro, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 58

This is personalized comparison of Nasonex vs Nasacort vs Flonase vs Astepro for a male aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Nasonex (latest outcomes from 11,306 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate monohydrate. It is often used in allergies.

Nasacort (latest outcomes from 4,030 users) has active ingredients of triamcinolone acetonide. It is often used in allergen.

Flonase (latest outcomes from 17,482 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in allergies.

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

On Aug, 26, 2014: 3,687 male patients aged 58 who take the same drugs are studied in Nasonex vs Nasacort vs Flonase vs Astepro

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male58Allergy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Nasonex mometasone furoate monohydratenot specified
Nasacort triamcinolone acetonidenot specified
Flonase fluticasone propionatenot specified
Astepro azelastine hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 58 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
NasonexNasacortFlonaseAstepro
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Headache (pain in head)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug IneffectiveDrug IneffectivePruritus (severe itching of the skin)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Chest PainChest PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)AnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Abdominal Pain
PainArthralgia (joint pain)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DiarrhoeaMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)
DizzinessHeadache (pain in head)PainDizziness
Chest PainPyrexia (fever)Headache (pain in head)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)PneumoniaPneumoniaWeight Decreased

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
NasonexNasacortFlonaseAstepro
DiarrhoeaStomach Discomfort (pain in abdomen)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Headache (pain in head)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Irritable Bowel SyndromeDiabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)Weight Decreased
Diabetes Mellitus Aggravated (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Connective Tissue Disorder (any disease that has the connective tissues of the body)Staphylococcal Sepsis (blood infection by an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)Palmar-plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome (hand-foot syndrome)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Drug IneffectiveDizzinessLoss Of Consciousness
Cataract Subcapsular (cataracts that affect the back of the lens)AnosmiaDepressionAscites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)
Intraocular Pressure IncreasedWeaknessTinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)
Weight DecreasedMuscle Atrophy (a decrease in the mass of the muscle)Central Sleep Apnea (the effort to breathe is diminished in sleep)Blood Pressure Increased
Ageusia (loss of taste functions of the tongue)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)Hallucinations (sensations that appear real but are created by your mind)
Carcinoid Tumour Of The Small BowelMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Speech Impairment (adult) (inability to speak (adult))Chest Discomfort
DrowsinessEye RednessShort-term Memory LossElevated Liver Enzymes (high liver enzymes)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Nasonex0.00%29.69%40.62%18.75%10.94%
Nasacort0.00%40.00%28.00%28.00%4.00%
Flonase0.00%23.44%45.31%26.56%4.69%
Astepro0.00%13.64%36.36%45.45%4.55%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Nasonex (mometasone furoate monohydrate) is often used to treat allergies. Nasacort (triamcinolone acetonide) is often used to treat allergen. Flonase (fluticasone propionate) is often used to treat allergies. Astepro (azelastine 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:

Recent related drug comparison:

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

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