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Dulera vs Proair Hfa, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 66

This is personalized comparison of Dulera vs Proair Hfa for a female aged 66. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Dulera (latest outcomes from 743 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate. It is often used in asthma.

Proair hfa (latest outcomes from 5,694 users) has active ingredients of albuterol sulfate. It is often used in asthma.

What is the symptom

Mouth Breathing (breathing through mouth) (latest reports from 1,012 patients) has been reported by people with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 1,272 female patients aged 63 who take the same drugs are studied in Dulera vs Proair Hfa

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female63COPD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Dulera mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarateSchering
Proair Hfa albuterol sulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 63 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Dulera (Schering)Proair Hfa
Mouth Breathing0.00%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Dulera (Schering)Proair Hfa
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Drug Ineffective
Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents)Pain
Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VertigoOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (eustachian tube problems like clearing the ears when flying, suffering infection, and recurring ear infection)Cough
Pain - KneeAsthma
Dry MouthPneumonia
Hoarseness (changing voice)Anxiety
AsthmaChest 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)
Dulera (Schering)Proair Hfa
Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents)Asthma
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Wheezing Aggravated (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe)
Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles)Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
AsthmaCataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (eustachian tube problems like clearing the ears when flying, suffering infection, and recurring ear infection)Dizziness
Chronic Pancreatitis (long lasting infection of pancreas)Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents)
Polyuria (production of too much dilute urine)Shortness Of Breath
Hoarseness (changing voice)Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
Cardiac Failure Congestive
Cold Intolerance

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dulera0.00%12.50%37.50%45.83%4.17%
Proair Hfa0.00%25.96%26.92%35.58%11.54%

Comments from or about the patient:

after 4 to 4 and one half hours, it's as if I start to over breathe, like extra deep breathing. Then I have to lie down for a couple of hours, then wake up shakey and anxious. Heart also starts tripping. Was fine for about 5 months, this just started.

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Dulera (mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate) is often used to treat asthma. Proair Hfa (albuterol sulfate) is often used to treat asthma. 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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