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Advair Diskus 250/50 vs Singulair for a male patient aged 55

Summary: 2,941 male patients aged 55 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Advair Diskus 250/50 vs Singulair for a male aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Advair diskus 250/50 (latest outcomes from 2,314 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma.

Singulair (latest outcomes from 42,915 users) has active ingredients of montelukast sodium. It is often used in asthma.

What is the symptom

Mental status changes (general changes in brain function, such as confusion, amnesia (memory loss), loss of alertness, loss of orientation) has been reported by people with pain, depression, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 14,042 Mental status changes patients)

On Apr, 24, 2015: 2,941 male patients aged 50 who take the same drugs are studied in Advair Diskus 250/50 vs Singulair

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Advair Diskus 250/50 fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoateGlaxosmithkline
Singulair montelukast sodiumMerck

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 50 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Advair Diskus 250/50 (Glaxosmithkline)Singulair (Merck)
Mental Status Changes0.81%1.07%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Advair Diskus 250/50 (Glaxosmithkline)Singulair (Merck)
Drug IneffectiveAllergic Granulomatous Angiitis
Chest PainFatigue
FatigueChest Pain
DizzinessDrug Ineffective
Weight DecreasedCough

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Advair Diskus 250/50 (Glaxosmithkline)Singulair (Merck)
DyspnoeaAllergic Granulomatous Angiitis
AsthmaSuicidal Ideation
Drug IneffectiveMononeuritis
Loss Of ConsciousnessArthralgia
Lung HyperinflationParaesthesia
Status AsthmaticusEosinophilia
DisabilitySinusitis Nos
Muscle SpasmsWeakness
CyanosisRaynaud's Phenomenon

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Advair Diskus 250/505.56%20.37%22.22%37.04%14.81%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Advair Diskus 250/50 (fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate) is often used to treat asthma. Singulair (montelukast sodium) is often used to treat asthma. 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:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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