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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.

What are the drugs

Pantoprazole (latest outcomes from 29,713 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Nexium (latest outcomes from 73,133 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Nov, 21, 2014: 3,369 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
AnxietyVomiting
PainDepression
Abdominal PainAnxiety
Pyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Chest Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)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)
PantoprazoleNexium
Acid Reflux (stomach acids rise up)Depression
AnxietyDizziness
Migraine (headache)Night Sweats (sweating in night)
DizzinessNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Short-term Memory LossHeadache (pain in head)
Chronic Depression (long lasting stress state of low mood)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Ibs (irritable bowel syndrome -chronic abdominal pain, discomfort, bloating)Abdominal Distension
Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)Anger
Gastroparesis (delayed emptying of food from the stomach)Hair Loss
DepressionMuscle Aches (muscle pain)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Pantoprazole3.08%17.44%28.72%33.85%16.92%
Nexium2.59%15.09%25.86%36.64%19.83%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

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:

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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