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Omeprazole vs Pantoprazole for a male patient aged 72

Summary: 13,494 male patients aged 72 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Omeprazole vs Pantoprazole for a male aged 72. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,893 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Pantoprazole (latest outcomes from 29,756 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

What is the symptom

Insomnia (sleeplessness) has been reported by people with depression, quit smoking, pain, high blood pressure, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 144,028 Insomnia patients)

On Apr, 24, 2015: 13,494 male patients aged 69 who take the same drugs are studied in Omeprazole vs Pantoprazole

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male69GERD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Omeprazole omeprazoleSandoz
Pantoprazole pantoprazole sodiumSandoz

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 69 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Omeprazole (Sandoz)Pantoprazole (Sandoz)
Insomnia2.71%3.46%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Omeprazole (Sandoz)Pantoprazole (Sandoz)
PyrexiaDyspnoea
NauseaPneumonia
DyspnoeaNausea
HypotensionHypotension
AstheniaDizziness
Renal Failure AcuteAsthenia
FatigueRenal Failure Acute
Myocardial InfarctionDiarrhoea
DiarrhoeaDehydration
Drug IneffectiveAnaemia

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Omeprazole (Sandoz)Pantoprazole (Sandoz)
Renal Failure AcuteThrombocytopenia
HypocalcaemiaRenal Failure
DizzinessNausea
Chest PainHepatic Function Abnormal
HeadacheLeukopenia
Dizziness AggravatedVertigo Positional
SepsisMulti-organ Failure
HyponatraemiaCondition Aggravated
DiarrhoeaLoss Of Balance
Diabetic KetoacidosisPancytopenia

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Omeprazole2.37%13.61%21.89%46.15%15.98%
Pantoprazole0.66%9.87%30.92%46.05%12.50%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Omeprazole (omeprazole) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Pantoprazole (pantoprazole sodium) 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.

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