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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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What are the drugs

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 149,848 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Mycophenolate mofetil (latest outcomes from 14,690 users) has active ingredients of mycophenolate mofetil. It is often used in autoimmune hepatitis.

Tacrolimus (latest outcomes from 13,585 users) has active ingredients of tacrolimus. It is often used in kidney transplant.

Verapamil hcl (latest outcomes from 2,522 users) has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Xarelto (latest outcomes from 4,643 users) has active ingredients of rivaroxaban. It is often used in atrial fibrillation/flutter.

On May, 15, 2014: 15,119 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)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)Erectile Dysfunction
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)Depression
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)Septic Shock (shock due to blood infection)
Condition AggravatedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Cytomegalovirus InfectionDyspnoea Nos (difficult or laboured respiration)Hematuria (presence of blood in urine)

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 ArrestDizzinessCardiogenic Shock (inadequate circulation of blood)
Cardiac ArrestInterstitial Lung DiseaseHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)AnxietySeptic Shock (shock due to blood infection)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)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)Hematuria (presence of blood in urine)
Chest PainDiabetic FootCondition AggravatedCoronary Artery Occlusion (complete obstruction of blood flow in a coronary artery)Elevated Mood
Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function)Cardiac Failure CongestiveShort-term Memory Loss
Pneumothorax (the presence of air or gas in the cavity between the lungs and the chest wall, causing collapse of the lung)Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)Renal Tubular Atrophy (wasting of kidney tubules)Pelvic Haematoma (collection of blood outside of a blood vessel in pelvic region)
Abdominal PainCardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)Tinea Infection (fungal skin infection)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Prednisone3.03%14.77%34.47%29.92%17.80%
Mycophenolate Mofetil6.52%8.70%39.13%26.09%19.57%
Tacrolimus0.00%4.26%14.89%46.81%34.04%
Verapamil Hcl0.71%16.43%32.14%41.43%9.29%
Xarelto0.00%16.67%33.33%40.48%9.52%

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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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