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Maxalt vs Sumatriptan Succinate for a female patient aged 67

Summary: 822 female patients aged 67 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Maxalt vs Sumatriptan Succinate for a female aged 67. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Maxalt (latest outcomes from 4,360 users) has active ingredients of rizatriptan benzoate. It is often used in migraine.

Sumatriptan succinate (latest outcomes from 2,453 users) has active ingredients of sumatriptan succinate. It is often used in migraine.

On Mar, 10, 2015: 822 female patients aged 62 who take the same drugs are studied in Maxalt vs Sumatriptan Succinate

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female62Migraine

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Maxalt rizatriptan benzoatenot specified
Sumatriptan Succinate sumatriptan succinateRanbaxy

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 62 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Sumatriptan

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Drug Ineffective
Headache (pain in head)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
VomitingHeadache (pain in head)
Drug IneffectiveMigraine (headache)
DizzinessVomiting
PneumoniaDizziness
Asthenia (weakness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DiarrhoeaTremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
Hypertension (high blood pressure)Feeling Abnormal
Hypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Chest Pain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MaxaltSumatriptan Succinate (Ranbaxy)
Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Hyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal)Migraine (headache)
Arteriospasm Coronary (spasm of the large- or medium-sized coronary arteries)Confusion
Silent Myocardial Infarction (a heart attack without having any symptoms)Diarrhoea
Headache (pain in head)Idiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Tenderness (pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched)
Drug IneffectiveMemory Impairment
Blood Pressure Systolic IncreasedNoises Or Buzzing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)
Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Bladder Pain
Migraine (headache)Weight Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Maxalt4.17%8.33%8.33%50.00%29.17%
Sumatriptan Succinate1.43%4.29%20.00%40.00%34.29%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Maxalt (rizatriptan benzoate) is often used to treat migraine. Sumatriptan Succinate (sumatriptan succinate) is often used to treat migraine. 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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