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Dimenhydrinate vs Meclizine vs Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a female patient aged 60

Summary: 4,424 female patients aged 60 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

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

 

What are the drugs

Dimenhydrinate (latest outcomes from 1,030 users) has active ingredients of dimenhydrinate. It is often used in nausea.

Meclizine (latest outcomes from 5,835 users) has active ingredients of meclizine hydrochloride. It is often used in dizziness.

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 3,007 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia.

On Mar, 25, 2015: 4,424 female patients aged 57 who take the same drugs are studied in Dimenhydrinate vs Meclizine vs Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female57Motion Sickness

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Dimenhydrinate dimenhydrinatenot specified
Meclizine meclizine hydrochloridenot specified
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride diphenhydramine hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 57 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DimenhydrinateMeclizineDiphenhydramine Hydrochloride
Back PainDizzinessNausea
Condition AggravatedNauseaDyspnoea
DiarrhoeaVertigoPruritus
NauseaChest PainPyrexia
Haemoglobin DecreasedAstheniaVomiting
PyrexiaFatigueHeadache
DepressionDyspnoeaChest Pain
NeutropeniaFallPain
AscitesAnxietyDizziness
Herpes ZosterHeadacheAnxiety

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
DimenhydrinateMeclizineDiphenhydramine Hydrochloride
DiarrheaDepressionRash
ItchinessHigh Blood CholesterolSweating Fever
Anal CandidiasisThyroiditisFlushing
Urinary Frequency AggravatedHigh Blood PressureInsomnia Exacerbated
Gouty ArthritisGerdAcute Severe Asthma
Irritable Bowel Syndrome AggravatedMigraineHair Loss
Nausea AggravatedVertigoAnger
External Ear PainMsLow Blood Pressure
BlepharitisPancytopeniaConfusional State
HeadachesSuicide AttemptRinging In The Ears

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Dimenhydrinate0.00%22.73%22.73%40.91%13.64%
Meclizine0.00%28.95%36.84%23.68%10.53%
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride1.81%25.79%33.03%30.77%8.60%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Dimenhydrinate (dimenhydrinate) is often used to treat nausea. Meclizine (meclizine hydrochloride) is often used to treat dizziness. Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat insomnia. 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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