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Ditropan vs Vesicare, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 76

This is personalized comparison of Ditropan vs Vesicare for a female aged 76. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Ditropan (latest outcomes from 6,762 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urinary incontinence.

Vesicare (latest outcomes from 7,641 users) has active ingredients of solifenacin succinate. It is often used in urge incontinence.

On Nov, 17, 2014: 2,132 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:

DrugIngredientsCompany
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)
DitropanVesicare
FallDrug Ineffective
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dry Mouth
Asthenia (weakness)Constipation
DizzinessDizziness
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)
ConstipationFall

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DitropanVesicare
Difficulty In WalkingDry Mouth
Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung)Constipation
Atrioventricular Block Complete (heart block complete)Depression
Pulmonary Congestion (congestion in the lungs)Dizziness Postural
Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Eructation (release of gas from the digestive tract)
DepressionDrug Ineffective
AnxietyAutonomic Nervous System Imbalance (autonomic nervous system is of net equal emphasis)
Lacunar Infarction (type of stroke)Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)
Mental Status Changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation)Hypotonia (low muscle tone)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Ditropan8.00%40.00%48.00%4.00%0.00%
Vesicare0.00%34.62%46.15%15.38%3.85%

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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:

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

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