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Pantoprazole vs Nexium, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 35

This is personalized comparison of Pantoprazole vs Nexium for a female aged 35. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Pantoprazole (latest outcomes from 29,670 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Nexium (latest outcomes from 73,076 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 3,331 female patients aged 34 who take the same drugs are studied in Pantoprazole vs Nexium

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female34GERD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Pantoprazole pantoprazole sodiumnot specified
Nexium esomeprazole magnesiumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 34 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PantoprazoleNexium
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DepressionDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Headache (pain in head)Headache (pain in head)
VomitingDizziness
PainVomiting
Pyrexia (fever)Depression
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Anxiety
AnxietyChest Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Abdominal PainPain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PantoprazoleNexium
Migraine (headache)Depression
DizzinessDizziness
Long-term Memory LossNight Sweats (sweating in night)
Short-term Memory LossNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Hair LossHeadache (pain in head)
Sleep Walking (walking during sleep)Abdominal Distension
Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Frequent Headaches (pain in head)Anger
Fatigue Aggravated (feeling of tiredness)Gerd (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease)
ThirstFatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Pantoprazole3.35%18.99%30.17%31.84%15.64%
Nexium2.76%14.75%22.58%39.17%20.74%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Pantoprazole (pantoprazole sodium) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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