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Demadex vs Lasix for a female patient aged 101

Summary: 1,778 female patients aged 101 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Demadex vs Lasix for a female aged 101. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Demadex (latest outcomes from 3,200 users) has active ingredients of torsemide. It is often used in heart failure.

Lasix (latest outcomes from 95,340 users) has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in fluid retention.

What is the symptom

Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis, depression. (latest reports from 36,358 Dysphagia patients)

On Mar, 27, 2015: 1,778 female patients aged 96 who take the same drugs 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%2.97%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DemadexLasix
FallFall
Cardiac Failure CongestiveHyponatraemia
SyncopeCardiac Failure Congestive
Confusional StateDehydration
DyspnoeaConfusional State
Urinary Tract InfectionBlood Creatinine Increased
HypotensionHyperkalaemia
Blood Urea IncreasedRenal Failure Acute
AnaemiaNausea
Renal FailureCondition 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 CongestionDehydration
Cardiac Murmur
Blood Potassium Decreased
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness
Colitis Ischaemic
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage
Rectal Haemorrhage
Hot Flush
Pemphigoid
Feeling Abnormal

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Demadex0.00%50.00%0.00%25.00%25.00%
Lasix7.69%19.23%34.62%34.62%3.85%

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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.

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