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Sulindac vs Ibuprofen, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 25

This is personalized comparison of Sulindac vs Ibuprofen for a female aged 25. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Sulindac (latest outcomes from 1,724 users) has active ingredients of sulindac. It is often used in arthritis.

Ibuprofen (latest outcomes from 61,484 users) has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in pain.

On May, 12, 2014: 3,386 female patients aged 22 who take the same drugs are studied in Sulindac vs Ibuprofen

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Sulindac sulindacSandoz
Ibuprofen ibuprofenLeiner

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 22 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Sulindac (Sandoz)Ibuprofen (Leiner)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Headache (pain in head)Vomiting
Hepatic Function AbnormalPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Histiocytosis HaematophagicDizziness
Rash (redness)Abdominal Pain
Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal)Abdominal Pain Upper
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedChest Pain
Upper Respiratory Tract Infection NosFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
C-reactive Protein IncreasedSuicide Attempt

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Sulindac (Sandoz)Ibuprofen (Leiner)
Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)
Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)
Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Abdominal Pain Upper

Drug effectiveness:

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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On eHealthMe, Sulindac (sulindac) is often used to treat arthritis. Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) 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:

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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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