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Ipratropium Bromide vs Pulmicort Respules, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 79

This is personalized comparison of Ipratropium Bromide vs Pulmicort Respules for a female aged 79. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 18, 2014: 3,479 female patients aged 76 who take the drugs are studied in Ipratropium Bromide vs Pulmicort Respules

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Ipratropium Bromide ipratropium bromideActavis Mid Atlantic
Pulmicort Respules budesonideAstrazeneca

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 76 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Ipratropium Bromide (Actavis Mid Atlantic)Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Cough
Cardiac Failure CongestiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Asthenia (weakness)Dizziness
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Drug Ineffective
Drug IneffectiveDiarrhoea
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
PainAsthenia (weakness)
Condition AggravatedFall
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Condition Aggravated

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Ipratropium Bromide (Actavis Mid Atlantic)Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)
Haemolytic Anaemia (anaemia due to haemolysis)Increased Upper Airway Secretion
Dysphonia (speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation)Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Asthma
Condition AggravatedFall
Lymphoma (cancer that begins in immune system cells)Cough
Drug Effect DecreasedTendon Rupture (tear of tendon)
Rash Nos (redness)Productive Cough
Pruritus Nos (severe itching of the skin)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Eye IrritationDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dry Eye (lack of adequate tears)Acute Respiratory Failure

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Ipratropium Bromide0.00%20.00%50.00%20.00%10.00%
Pulmicort Respules0.00%12.50%25.00%50.00%12.50%

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On eHealthMe, Ipratropium Bromide (ipratropium bromide) is often used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Pulmicort Respules (budesonide) 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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