eHealthMe - What patients like me said? eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

What patients like me said?

More tools

Zantac vs Prilosec Otc, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 49

This is personalized comparison of Zantac vs Prilosec Otc for a male aged 49. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

How are my drugs for patients like me? On eHealthMe, you can research 300 million drug outcomes from FDA and social media. All studies are personalized to gender and age. Start now, it's anonymous, simple & free >>>

On Jan, 28, 2014: 3,033 people are studied in Zantac vs Prilosec Otc

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male46GERD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Zantac ranitidine hydrochloridenot specified
Prilosec Otc omeprazole magnesiumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 46 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ZantacPrilosec Otc
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Ineffective
Pyrexia (fever)Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Gallbladder Pain
Chest PainMood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Blood Glucose Increased
Weight DecreasedInjection Site Irritation
Asthenia (weakness)Pyrexia (fever)
Drug IneffectiveChills (felling of cold)
VomitingFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ZantacPrilosec Otc
Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedMood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
Colonic Polyp (extra part of colon tissue grow in intestine)Erectile Dysfunction
Enterocolitis (inflammation of the digestive tract, involving enteritis of the small intestine and colitis of the colon)Generalized Secondary Hyperhydrosis
Hepatic Function AbnormalFungal Skin Infection
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedBlood Pressure Increased
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Liver Abscess (pus in liver)
Abdominal Pain UpperMyoclonic Jerks (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Urinary Frequency Or Urgency
Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Rectal Bleeding (bleeding from rectum)
FractureChest Pressure Sensation (feeling of pressure on chest)

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)
ZantacPrilosec Otc
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Ineffective
Pyrexia (fever)Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Erectile Dysfunction
Chest PainArthralgia (joint pain)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Weight DecreasedInjection Site Irritation
Asthenia (weakness)Blood Glucose Increased
Drug IneffectivePyrexia (fever)
VomitingGallbladder Pain
DizzinessMood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
ZantacPrilosec Otc
Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedErectile Dysfunction
DizzinessMood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
Eosinophil Count IncreasedShort-term Memory Loss
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedBlood Pressure Increased
Enterocolitis (inflammation of the digestive tract, involving enteritis of the small intestine and colitis of the colon)Fungal Skin Infection
Anaemia (lack of blood)Liver Abscess (pus in liver)
Hepatic Function AbnormalNumbness And Tingling (unusual prickling sensations)
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Myoclonic Jerks (involuntary twitching of a muscle or group of muscles)
FractureUrinary Frequency Or Urgency
Abdominal Pain UpperPolyneuropathy (neurological disorder that occurs when many peripheral nerves throughout the body malfunction simultaneously)

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Related topic: GERD, Prilosec Otc, Zantac

Next: study your drugs OR ask a question from Patients Like You

Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Zantac (ranitidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Prilosec Otc (omeprazole magnesium) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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.

What is the drug used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

Related studies

- Prilosec Otc side effects
- Zantac side effects

 

Related conditions

- Gastroesophageal reflux disease

 

 

Recent user comments

- "I have vitamin D deficiency and hypothyroidism I thin ... " (10 minutes ago)

- "Have severe Ibs incontinence this is he only appprove ... " (26 minutes ago)

- "MADE ME SICK TO MY STOMACH SWEATY PALMS, EXTREMLY DIZ ... " (30 minutes ago)

- "Symptoms occur every sixty days and last for approxim ... " (1 hour ago)

- "I've been having blurred vision at night often with a ... " (2 hours ago)

 

Tools

- Check symptoms
- Check drugs
- Compare drugs
- Ask a question
- Write a review
- Report a side effect

 

Popular searches

- Urinary Tract Infection Enterococcal
- Pericardial Drainage Abnormal
- Vertigo
- Congenital Adrenal Hyperplasia
- Ultrasound Biliary Tract Abnormal

   

Drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Side effects: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
Symptoms: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.