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Omeprazole vs Pantoprazole, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 71

This is personalized comparison of Omeprazole vs Pantoprazole for a male aged 71. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 10, 2014: 13,405 male patients aged 69 who take the 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)
Insomnia2.73%3.46%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Omeprazole (Sandoz)Pantoprazole (Sandoz)
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pneumonia
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
Asthenia (weakness)Dizziness
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Asthenia (weakness)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Diarrhoea
DiarrhoeaDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Drug IneffectiveAnaemia (lack of blood)

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 Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)
Hypocalcaemia (levels of calcium in blood serum are abnormally low)Leukopenia (less number of white blood cells in blood)
Chest PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
DizzinessHepatic Function Abnormal
Dizziness AggravatedRenal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Vertigo Positional
DiarrhoeaThrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)Loss Of Balance
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)Sleeplessness (a sleep disorder in which there is an inability to fall asleep or to stay asleep as long as desired)
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Tinnitus (a ringing in the ears)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Omeprazole1.59%14.31%21.67%46.72%15.71%
Pantoprazole0.68%10.88%31.29%43.54%13.61%

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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.

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