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Pulmicort Respules vs Advair Diskus 500/50 for a male patient aged 55

Summary: 2,355 male patients aged 55 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Pulmicort Respules vs Advair Diskus 500/50 for a male aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Pulmicort respules (latest outcomes from 1,508 users) has active ingredients of budesonide. It is often used in asthma.

Advair diskus 500/50 (latest outcomes from 451 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma.

What are the symptoms

Dysphonia (speech disorder attributable to a disorder of phonation) has been reported by people with asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis. (latest reports from 14,357 Dysphonia patients)

Hoarseness (changing voice) has been reported by people with asthma, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,346 Hoarseness patients)

On Feb, 10, 2015: 2,355 male patients aged 51 who take the same drugs are studied in Pulmicort Respules vs Advair Diskus 500/50

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male51Asthma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Pulmicort Respules budesonideAstrazeneca
Advair Diskus 500/50 fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoateGlaxosmithkline

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 51 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)Advair Diskus 500/50 (Glaxosmithkline)
Dysphonia2.77%5.42%
Hoarseness4.16%0.77%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)Advair Diskus 500/50 (Glaxosmithkline)
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
CoughAsthma
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Chest Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pneumonia
Asthenia (weakness)Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)
Myalgia (muscle pain)Cough
Headache (pain in head)Anxiety
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
AsthmaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Pulmicort Respules (Astrazeneca)Advair Diskus 500/50 (Glaxosmithkline)
Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Vision BlurredAsthma
PainDrug Ineffective
Optic Nerve InjuryLoss Of Consciousness
Uveitis (inflammation of the uvea)Pyrexia (fever)
Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Status Asthmaticus (a asthma attack not responds to regular medicines)
Heart Rate IrregularDisability
Cataract Subcapsular (cataracts that affect the back of the lens)Lung Hyperinflation (inspiration of more than normal)
Visual Field DefectCyanosis (lack of oxygen in body leads to blue appearance of skin ,mucous membrane nails)
Optic Nerve Disorder (disease of optic nerve)Abdominal Distension

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Pulmicort Respules0.00%6.67%46.67%26.67%20.00%
Advair Diskus 500/505.17%18.97%24.14%39.66%12.07%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Pulmicort Respules (budesonide) is often used to treat asthma. Advair Diskus 500/50 (fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate) 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.

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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