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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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On Feb, 6, 2014: 1,258 people 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
Hoarseness (changing voice)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Drug Ineffective
Loss Of TastePain
PneumoniaNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Loss Of SmellOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Blood Hiv RnaCough
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthma
Laryngitis Acute NosPneumonia
Anxiety
Chest 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
Laryngitis Acute NosAsthma
Hoarseness (changing voice)Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
Wheezing Aggravated (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe)
Dizziness
Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
Shortness Of Breath
Cold Intolerance
Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents)
Cardiac Failure Congestive

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

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
Hoarseness (changing voice)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Drug Ineffective
Loss Of TastePain
PneumoniaNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Loss Of SmellOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Blood Hiv RnaCough
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthma
Laryngitis Acute NosAnxiety
Pneumonia
Chest 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
Laryngitis Acute NosKidney Small
Hoarseness (changing voice)Asthma
Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
Wheezing Aggravated (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breathe)
Dizziness
Shortness Of Breath
Cataract (clouding of the lens inside the eye)
Copd (chronic obstructive pulmonary disease)
Multiple Allergies (allergy to multiple agents)
Cardiac Failure Congestive

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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Related topic: COPD, Dulera, Proair Hfa

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

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