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Garcinia Cambogia vs Plaquenil for a female patient aged 45

This is personalized comparison of Garcinia Cambogia vs Plaquenil for a female aged 45. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.





What are the drugs

Garcinia cambogia (latest outcomes from 237 users) has active ingredients of garcinia. It is often used in weight loss.

Plaquenil (latest outcomes from 15,539 users) has active ingredients of hydroxychloroquine sulfate. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

On Jan, 29, 2015: 2,576 female patients aged 43 who take the same drugs are studied in Garcinia Cambogia vs Plaquenil

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female43Rheumatoid Arthritis

Drugs to compare:

Garcinia Cambogia garcinianot specified
Plaquenil hydroxychloroquine sulfatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 43 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Garcinia CambogiaPlaquenil
Swollen Lymph Nodes (swelling of lymph nodes)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Degenerative Joint Disease (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)Pyrexia (fever)
Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Spondylosis (a defect of a vertebra)Headache (pain in head)
Cervical Spinal Stenosis (narrowing of the spinal canal in the neck)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Frequent Headaches (pain in head)Injection Site Reaction Nos
Back Pain - LowDrug Ineffective
Mucous Stools (mucous with stool)Injection Site Erythema (redness at injection site)
Joint PainInjection Site Haemorrhage (bleeding from injection site)
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body)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)
Garcinia CambogiaPlaquenil
Weight Gain Poor
Elevated Liver Enzymes (high liver enzymes)
Abdominal Pain Aggravated
Vaginal Swelling
Hair Loss
Loss Of Appetite (lack of feeling to eat)
Joint Pain
Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Stools - Pale Or Clay Colored
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Garcinia Cambogia15.00%65.00%5.00%15.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Garcinia Cambogia (garcinia) is often used to treat weight loss. Plaquenil (hydroxychloroquine sulfate) is often used to treat rheumatoid 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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