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Dulera vs Proair Hfa for a female patient aged 67

Summary: 1,293 female patients aged 67 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Dulera vs Proair Hfa for a female aged 67. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Dulera (latest outcomes from 761 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate. It is often used in asthma.

Proair hfa (latest outcomes from 5,704 users) has active ingredients of albuterol sulfate. It is often used in asthma.

What is the symptom

Mouth breathing (breathing through mouth) has been reported by people with asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 247 Mouth breathing patients)

On Mar, 10, 2015: 1,293 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
DizzinessDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Mucosa (mucous membrane)Drug Ineffective
Complicated Migraine (weakness, loss of vision, or difficulty speaking in addition to the headache)Pain
CoughNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Cough
Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents)Asthma
VertigoAnxiety
Dry MouthPneumonia
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
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Red Face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck)
Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents)Cardiac Failure Congestive
AsthmaCold Intolerance
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)Sweating Fever (fever with sweating)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (eustachian tube problems like clearing the ears when flying, suffering infection, and recurring ear infection)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
Chronic Pancreatitis (long lasting infection of pancreas)Asthma
Polyuria (production of too much dilute urine)Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)
Chronic Sinusitis (long lasting inflammation of the paranasal sinuses)
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
Confusional State

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dulera0.00%11.54%38.46%50.00%0.00%
Proair Hfa0.00%25.51%23.47%35.71%15.31%

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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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

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.

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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