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Ditropan vs Vesicare for a female patient aged 77

Summary: 2,133 female patients aged 77 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Ditropan vs Vesicare for a female aged 77. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.


What are the drugs

Ditropan (latest outcomes from 6,766 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urinary incontinence.

Vesicare (latest outcomes from 7,648 users) has active ingredients of solifenacin succinate. It is often used in urge incontinence.

On Mar, 20, 2015: 2,133 female patients aged 73 who take the same drugs are studied in Ditropan vs Vesicare

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female73Urge Incontinence

Drugs to compare:

Ditropan oxybutynin chloridenot specified
Vesicare solifenacin succinatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 73 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
FallDrug Ineffective
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dry Mouth
Asthenia (weakness)Constipation
Drug IneffectiveVision Blurred
Dry MouthOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
PainFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Headache (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
ConstipationBack Pain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DepressionDry Mouth
Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung)Depression
Difficulty In WalkingDizziness Postural
Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Eructation (release of gas from the digestive tract)
Lacunar Infarction (type of stroke)Drug Ineffective
Atrioventricular Block Complete (heart block complete)Autonomic Nervous System Imbalance (autonomic nervous system is of net equal emphasis)
Pulmonary Congestion (congestion in the lungs)Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)
Hemiparesis (weakness on one side of the body)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hypotonia (low muscle tone)

Drug effectiveness:

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Ditropan (oxybutynin chloride) is often used to treat urinary incontinence. Vesicare (solifenacin succinate) is often used to treat urge incontinence. 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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