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Prednisone vs Mycophenolate Mofetil vs Tacrolimus vs Verapamil Hcl vs Xarelto for a male patient aged 69

Summary: 15,183 male patients aged 69 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Prednisone vs Mycophenolate Mofetil vs Tacrolimus vs Verapamil Hcl vs Xarelto for a male aged 69. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 150,120 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Mycophenolate mofetil (latest outcomes from 14,701 users) has active ingredients of mycophenolate mofetil. It is often used in autoimmune hepatitis.

Tacrolimus (latest outcomes from 13,592 users) has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant.

Verapamil hcl (latest outcomes from 2,532 users) has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Xarelto (latest outcomes from 4,754 users) has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

On Feb, 12, 2015: 15,183 male patients aged 67 who take the same drugs are studied in Prednisone vs Mycophenolate Mofetil vs Tacrolimus vs Verapamil Hcl vs Xarelto

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male67Transplant - kidney

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Prednisone prednisonenot specified
Mycophenolate Mofetil mycophenolate mofetilnot specified
Tacrolimus tacrolimusnot specified
Verapamil Hcl verapamil hydrochloridenot specified
Xarelto rivaroxabannot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 67 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PrednisoneMycophenolate MofetilTacrolimusVerapamil HclXarelto
Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)DiarrhoeaNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Erectile Dysfunction
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DiarrhoeaPyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)Cardiac Failure Congestive
PneumoniaRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)PneumoniaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
Asthenia (weakness)Blood Creatinine IncreasedSepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Drug IneffectiveBradycardia Foetal (abnormally slow fetal heart rate, usually below 100 beats/min)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)PneumoniaRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Atrial Fibrillation Aggravated (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Kidney Transplant RejectionRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)Blood Creatinine IncreasedRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Swollen Tongue (swelling of tongue)
Drug IneffectiveCytomegalovirus InfectionAnaemia (lack of blood)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Death
PainSepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Post Procedural Haemorrhage (post procedural bleeding)
Condition AggravatedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cytomegalovirus InfectionDyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Shock Haemorrhagic (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin due to excess bleeding)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PrednisoneMycophenolate MofetilTacrolimusVerapamil HclXarelto
Osteonecrosis (death of bone)PneumoniaDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Cardiac Failure Congestive
PneumoniaCardiac ArrestDiarrhoeaPainHypokalaemia (low potassium)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection)Cardiac ArrestAnxietyCardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Cardiac ArrestInterstitial Lung DiseaseHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)DizzinessSeptic Shock (shock due to blood infection)
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Lung Adenocarcinoma (a form of non-small cell lung cancer)Post Procedural ComplicationDrug IneffectiveDeath
Bronchopneumonia (inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles)Cholecystitis Acute (rapid infection of gallbladder)Tubulointerstitial Nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Metallic Taste (a bad taste in the mouth)
Chest PainDiabetic FootRenal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Emotional DistressBlood In Semen
Hypertensive EmergencyCardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Condition AggravatedPelvic Haematoma (collection of blood outside of a blood vessel in pelvic region)Femoral Nerve Palsy (dysfunction of femoral nerve)
Cholecystitis Acute (rapid infection of gallbladder)Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)Renal Tubular Atrophy (wasting of kidney tubules)Tinea Infection (fungal skin infection)Elevated Mood
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Bk Virus InfectionCoronary Artery Occlusion (complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery)Joint Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Prednisone2.70%16.22%33.59%29.34%18.15%
Mycophenolate Mofetil6.67%8.89%40.00%24.44%20.00%
Tacrolimus0.00%4.44%15.56%44.44%35.56%
Verapamil Hcl0.75%16.54%32.33%39.85%10.53%
Xarelto0.00%14.29%33.33%38.10%14.29%

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On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Mycophenolate Mofetil (mycophenolate mofetil) is often used to treat autoimmune hepatitis. Tacrolimus (tacrolimus) is often used to treat kidney transplant. Verapamil Hcl (verapamil hydrochloride) is often used to treat high blood pressure. Xarelto (rivaroxaban) is often used to treat atrial fibrillation/flutter. 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.

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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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