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Buspar vs Mirapex for a female patient aged 60

Summary: 2,605 female patients aged 60 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Buspar vs Mirapex for a female aged 60. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Buspar (latest outcomes from 11,060 users) has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Mirapex (latest outcomes from 10,322 users) has active ingredients of pramipexole dihydrochloride. It is often used in restless leg syndrome.

On Apr, 1, 2015: 2,605 female patients aged 56 who take the same drugs are studied in Buspar vs Mirapex

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female56Pregnancy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Buspar buspirone hydrochlorideBristol Myers Squibb
Mirapex pramipexole dihydrochlorideBoehringer Ingelheim

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 56 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Buspar (Bristol Myers Squibb)Mirapex (Boehringer Ingelheim)
NauseaAnxiety
DepressionNausea
FatigueDepression
Drug IneffectivePain
AnxietyPathological Gambling
InsomniaDiarrhoea
HeadacheVomiting
DizzinessEmotional Distress
Chest PainPneumonia
PainFatigue

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Buspar (Bristol Myers Squibb)Mirapex (Boehringer Ingelheim)
TremorPathological Gambling
RashPain
TachycardiaObsessive-compulsive Disorder
PyrexiaEmotional Distress
Serotonin SyndromeDepression
EcchymosisAnxiety
Abdominal PainCompulsive Shopping
C-reactive Protein IncreasedGambling
ChillsSuicidal Ideation
Erythema NodosumFatigue

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Buspar9.92%29.75%31.40%23.97%4.96%
Mirapex1.83%14.02%24.39%34.76%25.00%

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Mirapex (pramipexole dihydrochloride) is often used to treat restless leg syndrome. 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.

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