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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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On Feb, 4, 2014: 3,371 people are studied in Sulindac vs Ibuprofen

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female22Headache

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
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)
Caesarean SectionSuicide 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)
Cough
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Dizziness
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

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

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)
Caesarean SectionSuicide 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)
Cough
Dizziness
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)
Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)
Sinus Tachycardia (a heart rhythm with elevated rate of impulses originating from the sinoatrial node)
Depression
Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)

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