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Prednisone vs Mycophenolate Mofetil vs Tacrolimus vs Verapamil Hcl vs Xarelto, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 68

This is personalized comparison of Prednisone vs Mycophenolate Mofetil vs Tacrolimus vs Verapamil Hcl vs Xarelto for a male aged 68. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Feb, 3, 2014: 15,086 people 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)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DiarrhoeaPyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
PneumoniaRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)PneumoniaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Atrial Fibrillation Aggravated (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Asthenia (weakness)Blood Creatinine IncreasedSepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Drug IneffectiveCardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)PneumoniaRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Erectile Dysfunction
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Kidney Transplant RejectionRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Bradycardia Foetal (abnormally slow fetal heart rate, usually below 100 beats/min)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)Blood Creatinine IncreasedDyspnoea (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)
Drug IneffectiveCytomegalovirus InfectionAnaemia (lack of blood)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
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)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Condition AggravatedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cytomegalovirus InfectionDyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Death

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)Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
PneumoniaCardiac ArrestDiarrhoeaPainCardiac Failure Congestive
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection)Cardiac ArrestAnxietyCardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Lung Adenocarcinoma (a form of non-small cell lung cancer)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)DizzinessDeath
Cardiac ArrestInterstitial Lung DiseasePost Procedural ComplicationDrug IneffectiveSeptic Shock (shock due to blood infection)
Bronchopneumonia (inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles)HaemodialysisTubulointerstitial Nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Hematuria (presence of blood in urine)
Chest PainRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Condition AggravatedTinea Infection (fungal skin infection)Short-term Memory Loss
Hypertensive EmergencyPyrexia (fever)Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Renal Tubular Atrophy (wasting of kidney tubules)Pelvic Haematoma (collection of blood outside of a blood vessel in pelvic region)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Emotional Distress

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)
PrednisoneMycophenolate MofetilTacrolimusVerapamil HclXarelto
Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)DiarrhoeaNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)DiarrhoeaPyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
PneumoniaRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)PneumoniaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Atrial Fibrillation Aggravated (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
Asthenia (weakness)Blood Creatinine IncreasedSepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Drug IneffectiveCardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)PneumoniaRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Erectile Dysfunction
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Kidney Transplant RejectionRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Bradycardia Foetal (abnormally slow fetal heart rate, usually below 100 beats/min)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)Blood Creatinine IncreasedRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Shock Haemorrhagic (a life-threatening condition with symptoms like low blood pressure, weakness, shallow breathing, cold, clammy skin due to excess bleeding)
Drug IneffectiveCytomegalovirus InfectionAnaemia (lack of blood)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
PainSepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)Dyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Condition AggravatedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cytomegalovirus InfectionMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection)

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)Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
PneumoniaCardiac ArrestDiarrhoeaPainCardiac Failure Congestive
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection)Cardiac ArrestAnxietyCardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Cardiac ArrestLung Adenocarcinoma (a form of non-small cell lung cancer)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)DizzinessDeath
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Interstitial Lung DiseasePost Procedural ComplicationDrug IneffectiveSeptic Shock (shock due to blood infection)
Chest PainHaemodialysisTubulointerstitial Nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)Emotional DistressHematuria (presence of blood in urine)
Bronchopneumonia (inflammation of the lungs, arising in the bronchi or bronchioles)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Condition AggravatedHyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Short-term Memory Loss
HaemodialysisPyrexia (fever)Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Tinea Infection (fungal skin infection)
Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Renal Tubular Atrophy (wasting of kidney tubules)Pelvic Haematoma (collection of blood outside of a blood vessel in pelvic region)
Cholecystitis Acute (rapid infection of gallbladder)Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)

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Related topic: Mycophenolate Mofetil, Prednisone, Tacrolimus, Transplant - kidney, Verapamil Hcl, Xarelto

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On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat asthma. 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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