eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Demadex vs Lasix, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 100

This is personalized comparison of Demadex vs Lasix for a female aged 100. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

On Jan, 27, 2014: 1,778 people are studied in Demadex vs Lasix

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female96Pulmonary edema

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Demadex torsemidenot specified
Lasix furosemidenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 96 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

DemadexLasix
Dysphagia0.00%2.96%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DemadexLasix
FallFall
Cardiac Failure CongestiveHyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Confusional StateDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Confusional State
Drug InteractionBlood Creatinine Increased
Urinary Tract InfectionHyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Blood Urea IncreasedDrug Interaction
Anaemia (lack of blood)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DemadexLasix
Nasal Congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Cardiac Murmur (an heart sound in valve abnormality)
Blood Potassium Decreased
Pemphigoid (tense blisters on the skin)
Colitis Ischaemic (due to infection of intestine impaired blood supply to colon)
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)
Feeling Abnormal
Rectal Haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
Hot Flush (sudden feelings of heat)
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

DemadexLasix
Dysphagia0.00%2.96%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DemadexLasix
FallFall
Cardiac Failure CongestiveHyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Confusional StateDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Confusional State
Drug InteractionBlood Creatinine Increased
Urinary Tract InfectionHyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Blood Urea IncreasedDrug Interaction
Anaemia (lack of blood)Condition Aggravated

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DemadexLasix
Nasal Congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Hot Flush (sudden feelings of heat)
Rectal Haemorrhage (bleeding from anus)
Colitis Ischaemic (due to infection of intestine impaired blood supply to colon)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Diarrhoea
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
Blood Potassium Decreased
Cardiac Murmur (an heart sound in valve abnormality)
Abdominal Mass (localized enlargement or swelling in the human abdomen)

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Related topic: Demadex, Lasix, Pulmonary edema

Next: study your drugs OR ask a question from Patients Like You


Advertise here

Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Demadex (torsemide) is often used to treat heart failure. Lasix (furosemide) is often used to treat fluid retention. 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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

SHARE THIS:       

Related studies

- Demadex side effects
- Lasix side effects

 

Related conditions

- Swallowing difficulty
- Pulmonary edema

 

Related drug side effects

- Dysphagia

 

 

Recent user comments

- "I played shuttle after a longtime and git right hand ... " (11 minutes ago)

- "double vision/tilting/loss of balance/double vision " (2 hours ago)

- "Been I'll for 9 months. Just recently found pneumonia ... " (4 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Corneal Reflex Decreased
- Chronic Asthma
- Change Of Bowel Habit
- Coagulation Factor Mutation
- Catheter Site Haemorrhage

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.