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Alcohol vs Lunesta vs Neurontin vs Remeron for a male patient aged 24

This is personalized comparison of Alcohol vs Lunesta vs Neurontin vs Remeron for a male aged 24. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Alcohol (latest outcomes from 5,730 users) has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Lunesta (latest outcomes from 16,185 users) has active ingredients of eszopiclone. It is often used in insomnia.

Neurontin (latest outcomes from 57,791 users) has active ingredients of gabapentin. It is often used in neuralgia.

Remeron (latest outcomes from 12,850 users) has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression.

What is the symptom

Overdose has been reported by people with pain, depression, schizophrenia, high blood pressure, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 51,404 Overdose patients)

On Mar, 2, 2015: 1,843 male patients aged 22 who take the same drugs are studied in Alcohol vs Lunesta vs Neurontin vs Remeron

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male22Anxiety Disorder

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Alcohol alcoholnot specified
Lunesta eszopiclonenot specified
Neurontin gabapentinnot specified
Remeron mirtazapinenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 22 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

AlcoholLunestaNeurontinRemeron
Overdose25.93%6.42%7.23%13.16%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AlcoholLunestaNeurontinRemeron
Suicide AttemptDysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)
OverdoseInsomnia (sleeplessness)Drug IneffectiveOverdose
Intentional OverdoseDrug IneffectiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Anxiety
Multiple Drug OverdoseAnxietySuicidal IdeationFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Drug AbuseSomnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)AnxietySuicide Attempt
Completed Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Initial Insomnia (feeling of inadequate or poor-quality sleep)Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Suicidal Ideation
DepressionSuicidal IdeationVomitingDizziness
Alcohol PoisoningCompleted Suicide (act of taking one's own life)PainAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)
Suicidal IdeationAgitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)Condition AggravatedInsomnia (sleeplessness)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Respiratory Arrest (cessation of normal respiration due to failure of the lungs to function effectively)Insomnia (sleeplessness)Blood Pressure Increased

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
AlcoholLunestaNeurontinRemeron
OverdoseAnxietyCompleted Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Binge Eating (pattern of disordered eating which consists of episodes of uncontrollable eating)
Psychotic BehaviourExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)AnxietyThirst
Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)ApathyAnhedonia (inability to experience pleasure from activities usually found enjoyable)Weight Decreased
Male Sexual Dysfunction (impaired sexual function in male)DepressionGun Shot WoundPancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
Mouth Breathing (breathing through mouth)Drug ToxicityHeart Rate Increased
Violence-related SymptomSuicidal IdeationDiabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
Dizziness PosturalPainDiabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
SwellingMental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control
Drug IneffectiveBlood Pressure Increased
DepressionAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Alcohol26.67%6.67%26.67%20.00%20.00%
Lunesta12.12%6.06%33.33%36.36%12.12%
Neurontin9.72%19.44%45.83%15.28%9.72%
Remeron7.04%22.54%47.89%15.49%7.04%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Alcohol (alcohol) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Lunesta (eszopiclone) is often used to treat insomnia. Neurontin (gabapentin) is often used to treat neuralgia. Remeron (mirtazapine) is often used to treat depression. 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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