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Methocarbamol vs Mobic for a female patient aged 62

Summary: 3,126 female patients aged 62 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Methocarbamol vs Mobic for a female aged 62. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Methocarbamol (latest outcomes from 3,274 users) has active ingredients of methocarbamol. It is often used in back pain - low.

Mobic (latest outcomes from 12,501 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

On Feb, 17, 2015: 3,126 female patients aged 57 who take the same drugs are studied in Methocarbamol vs Mobic

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female57Muscle Relaxant Therapy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Methocarbamol methocarbamolAble
Mobic meloxicamBoehringer Ingelheim

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 57 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Methocarbamol (Able)Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim)
AnxietyNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Back PainPain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
PainArthralgia (joint pain)
Chest PainPyrexia (fever)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Diarrhoea
DizzinessAnxiety
FallAnaemia (lack of blood)
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pain In ExtremityOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Methocarbamol (Able)Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim)
AnxietyNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DepressionWeight Decreased
Hepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)Asthenia (weakness)
Breast Cancer FemaleCandidiasis (candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Pain - Joints
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
Cold IntoleranceAbdominal Pain Upper
Suicidal IdeationDry Mouth
InflammationGastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
Panic AttackPancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Methocarbamol6.82%38.64%31.82%15.91%6.82%
Mobic4.31%21.96%40.39%25.49%7.84%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Methocarbamol (methocarbamol) is often used to treat back pain - low. Mobic (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. 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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