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Dulera vs Proair Hfa for a female patient aged 67

Summary: 1,288 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 760 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate; formoterol fumarate. It is often used in asthma.

Proair hfa (latest outcomes from 5,702 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, bipolar disorder, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 247 Mouth breathing patients)

On Feb, 8, 2015: 1,288 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

Drugs to compare:

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
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)Cold Intolerance
Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents)Cardiac Failure Congestive
AsthmaRed Face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck)
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)Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (eustachian tube problems like clearing the ears when flying, suffering infection, and recurring ear infection)Asthma
Chronic Pancreatitis (long lasting infection of pancreas)Sweating Fever (fever with sweating)
Polyuria (production of too much dilute urine)Carotid Artery Stenosis (narrowing of carotid artery)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Proair Hfa0.00%23.16%24.21%36.84%15.79%

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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