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Clobetasol Propionate vs Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 80

This is personalized comparison of Clobetasol Propionate vs Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate for a male aged 80. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Clobetasol propionate (latest outcomes from 2,108 users) has active ingredients of clobetasol propionate. It is often used in psoriasis.

Clotrimazole and betamethasone dipropionate (latest outcomes from 59 users) has active ingredients of betamethasone dipropionate; clotrimazole.

On Aug, 10, 2014: 85 male patients aged 78 who take the same drugs are studied in Clobetasol Propionate vs Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male78Mycosis Fungoides Stage I

Drugs to compare:

Clobetasol Propionate clobetasol propionateTeva Pharms
Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate betamethasone dipropionate; clotrimazoleAltana

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 78 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Clobetasol Propionate (Teva Pharms)Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate (Altana)
Clobetasol Propionate

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Clobetasol Propionate (Teva Pharms)Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate (Altana)
Asthenia (weakness)Hypertension (high blood pressure)
Drug IneffectiveSleep Disorder
Cd4 Lymphocytes DecreasedPneumonia
Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)Blood Disorder
Pain In ExtremitySkin Infection
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Cardiomyopathy (weakening of the heart muscle)
Necrotising Fasciitis (an uncommon life-threatening soft-tissue infection)Lumbar Spinal Stenosis (a medical condition in which the spinal canal narrows and compresses the spinal cord and nerves at the level of the lumbar bone)
Condition AggravatedGastric Disorder (disease of stomach)
Clostridium Difficile Colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection)Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract)
Erysipelas (bacterial skin infection)Fall

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Clobetasol Propionate (Teva Pharms)Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate (Altana)
Skin Disorder (skin disease)Neuropathy (damage to nerves)
High Blood Pressure
Spinal Stenosis (narrowing of spinal column)
Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
Stroke (sudden death of a portion of the brain cells due to a lack of oxygen)
Vitamin B12 Decreased
Reflux Oesophagitis (an oesophageal mucosal injury that occurs of gastric contents into the oesophagus)
Blood Pressure Increased
Diuretic Effect
Gouty Arthritis (joint inflammation with crystal formation)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Clobetasol Propionate0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%
Clotrimazole And Betamethasone Dipropionate0.

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Clobetasol Propionate (clobetasol propionate) is often used to treat psoriasis. 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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