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Requip vs Ultram for a female patient aged 45

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





What are the drugs

Requip (latest outcomes from 11,928 users) has active ingredients of ropinirole hydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome.

Ultram (latest outcomes from 14,509 users) has active ingredients of tramadol hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

On Nov, 24, 2014: 4,354 female patients aged 41 who take the same drugs are studied in Requip vs Ultram

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Requip ropinirole hydrochloridenot specified
Ultram tramadol hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 41 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug IneffectiveHeadache (pain in head)
DizzinessFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Vomiting
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Depression
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest Pain
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Arthralgia (joint pain)
Weight IncreasedAsthenia (weakness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Abnormal Weight GainHeadache (pain in head)
Mania (a state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood)Migraine (headache)
Hallucination (an experience involving the perception of something not present)Short-term Memory Loss
Weight IncreasedElevated Liver Enzymes (high liver enzymes)
Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)Emotional Distress
Migraine (headache)Weight Gain Poor
Confusional StateAbdominal Pain Aggravated
Obsessive-compulsive Disorder (an anxiety disorder characterized by intrusive thoughts that produce uneasiness, apprehension, fear, or worry;)Vaginal Swelling
Nightmare (unpleasant dream)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Drug effectiveness:

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Requip (ropinirole hydrochloride) is often used to treat restless leg syndrome. Ultram (tramadol hydrochloride) is often used to treat pain. 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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