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Dulera vs Advair Hfa, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 42

This is personalized comparison of Dulera vs Advair Hfa for a male aged 42. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Dulera (latest outcomes from 755 users) has active ingredients of formoterol fumarate; mometasone furoate. It is often used in asthma.

Advair hfa (latest outcomes from 6,811 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 902 male patients aged 41 who take the same drugs are studied in Dulera vs Advair Hfa

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male41Asthma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Dulera formoterol fumarate; mometasone furoateMerck Sharp Dohme
Advair Hfa fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoateGlaxosmithkline

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 41 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Dulera (Merck Sharp Dohme)Advair Hfa (Glaxosmithkline)
Drug Ineffective
Asthma
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Chest Pain
Headache (pain in head)
Dizziness
Vomiting
Diarrhoea

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Dulera (Merck Sharp Dohme)Advair Hfa (Glaxosmithkline)
Asthma
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Drug Ineffective
Drug Administration Error
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
Cough
Headache (pain in head)
Postural Orthostatic Tachycardia Syndrome (abnormal increase in heart rate on becoming upright)
Memory Impairment
Sleep Disorder

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dulera0.000.000.000.000.00
Advair Hfa1.82%10.91%21.82%36.36%29.09%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Dulera (formoterol fumarate; mometasone furoate) is often used to treat asthma. Advair Hfa (fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate) is often used to treat asthma. 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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