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Eylea vs Lucentis vs Avastin, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 84

This is personalized comparison of Eylea vs Lucentis vs Avastin for a female aged 84. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 1,461 female patients aged 83 who take the drugs are studied in Eylea vs Lucentis vs Avastin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female83Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD or AMD)

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Eylea afliberceptnot specified
Lucentis ranibizumabnot specified
Avastin bevacizumabnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 83 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

EyleaLucentisAvastin
Deep Vein Thrombosisn/a1.49%3.20%
Abdominal Painn/a0.25%0.91%
Diarrhoean/a1.12%11.89%
Deathn/a10.96%5.18%
Myocardial Infarctionn/a9.71%4.57%
Transient Ischaemic Attackn/a4.73%2.74%
Cerebrovascular Accidentn/a34.00%7.32%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
EyleaLucentisAvastin
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Diarrhoea
DeathDetachment Of Retinal Pigment Epithelium
Retinal Haemorrhage (bleeding from retina)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Retinal Pigment Epithelial Tear (pigment epithelial tear of retina)Intraocular Pressure Increased
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
Eye PainAsthenia (weakness)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Endophthalmitis (inflammation of the internal coats of the eye)
FallVisual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
Eye Haemorrhage (bleeding in the eye)Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
EyleaLucentisAvastin
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Cerebral Disorder (brain disease)
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)Microangiopathy (disease of the capillaries (very small blood vessels), in which the capillary walls become so thick and weak that they bleed, leak protein)
Endophthalmitis (inflammation of the internal coats of the eye)Oral Pain
Blood Pressure IncreasedPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Eye DisorderSwelling
Pain In ExtremityOsteonecrosis (death of bone)
Ischaemic Stroke (stroke; caused by an interruption in the flow of blood to the brain)Bone Disorder
Eye SwellingErythema (redness of the skin)
Intraocular Pressure IncreasedAnaemia (lack of blood)
Dry MouthDeep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Eylea0.000.000.000.000.00
Lucentis0.00%33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%
Avastin0.00%50.00%25.00%25.00%0.00%

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Related topic: Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD or AMD), Avastin, Eylea, Lucentis

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Eylea (aflibercept) is often used to treat macular degeneration. Lucentis (ranibizumab) is often used to treat macular degeneration. Avastin (bevacizumab) is often used to treat macular degeneration. 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.

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