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

Summary: 15,204 male patients aged 69 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a 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.

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What are the drugs

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 150,165 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Mycophenolate mofetil (latest outcomes from 14,702 users) has active ingredients of mycophenolate mofetil. It is often used in autoimmune hepatitis.

Tacrolimus (latest outcomes from 13,593 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 4,775 users) has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

On May, 14, 2015: 15,204 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
PyrexiaPyrexiaDiarrhoeaNauseaHypokalaemia
DyspnoeaDiarrhoeaPyrexiaPyrexiaErectile Dysfunction
PneumoniaRenal Failure AcutePneumoniaFatigueCardiac Failure Congestive
AstheniaBlood Creatinine IncreasedSepsisDrug IneffectiveAtrial Fibrillation Aggravated
HypotensionPneumoniaRenal Failure AcuteHypotensionCardiogenic Shock
FatigueKidney Transplant RejectionRenal FailureDyspnoeaBradycardia Foetal
NauseaAstheniaBlood Creatinine IncreasedRenal Failure AcuteDeath
Drug IneffectiveCytomegalovirus InfectionAnaemiaAtrial FibrillationJoint Pain
PainSepsisMulti-organ FailureMyocardial InfarctionSwollen Tongue
Condition AggravatedDyspnoeaCytomegalovirus InfectionDyspnoea NosPost Procedural Haemorrhage

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
OsteonecrosisPneumoniaDehydrationAcute Myocardial InfarctionCardiac Failure Congestive
PneumoniaCardiac ArrestDiarrhoeaPainHypokalaemia
DyspnoeaInterstitial Lung DiseaseCardiac ArrestAnxietyCardiogenic Shock
Cardiac ArrestSeptic ShockHypotensionDizzinessDeath
Renal Failure AcuteLung AdenocarcinomaPost Procedural ComplicationDrug IneffectiveSeptic Shock
BronchopneumoniaLocalised InfectionTubulointerstitial NephritisHyperlipidaemiaJoint Pain
Chest PainBk Virus InfectionRenal ImpairmentEmotional DistressBlood In Semen
Hypertensive EmergencyCholecystitis AcuteCondition AggravatedPelvic HaematomaMetallic Taste
Cholecystitis AcuteDiabetic FootRenal Tubular AtrophyTinea InfectionElevated Mood
HypotensionPyrexiaBk Virus InfectionCoronary Artery OcclusionSwollen Tongue

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Prednisone2.63%16.54%34.59%28.57%17.67%
Mycophenolate Mofetil6.38%8.51%38.30%27.66%19.15%
Tacrolimus0.00%4.44%15.56%44.44%35.56%
Verapamil Hcl0.75%17.16%32.09%39.55%10.45%
Xarelto0.00%13.95%34.88%37.21%13.95%

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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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