Ativan vs Benadryl vs Haldol, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 92
This is personalized comparison of Ativan vs Benadryl vs Haldol for a male aged 92. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.
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What are the drugs
Ativan (latest outcomes from 35,151 users) has active ingredients of lorazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety.
Benadryl (latest outcomes from 29,317 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies.
Haldol (latest outcomes from 9,635 users) has active ingredients of haloperidol. It is often used in schizophrenia.
What is the symptom
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,542,596 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On May, 12, 2014: 1,252 male patients aged 87 who take the same drugs are studied in Ativan vs Benadryl vs Haldol
Information of patient in study:
|Gender||Age||Reason for the drug|
Drugs to compare:
|Benadryl||diphenhydramine hydrochloride||not specified|
eHealthMe real world results:
For males aged 87 (±5):
Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:
(outcome and its % of total reports)
|Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness||5.88%||4.90%||6.09%|
Most common side effects:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Asthenia (weakness)||Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)||Depressed Level Of Consciousness|
|Pneumonia||Pyrexia (fever)||Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)|
|Confusional State||Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)||Fall|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||Agitation (state of anxiety or nervous excitement)|
|Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)||Dizziness||Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||Fall||Disorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)|
|Condition Aggravated||Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)||Confusion|
|Dizziness||Anaemia (lack of blood)||Altered State Of Consciousness (altered state of mind)|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)||Condition Aggravated|
Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Diarrhoea||Pneumonitis (inflammation of the walls of the alveoli in the lungs)|
|Weakness||Neurogenic Bladder (the normal function of the bladder is to store and empty urine in a coordinated, controlled fashion)|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)|
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
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Drug effectiveness in real world:
- Agitation (28 drugs in 213 reports) (updated 2 months ago)
Side effects in real world:
On eHealthMe, Ativan (lorazepam) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Benadryl (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat allergies. Haldol (haloperidol) is often used to treat schizophrenia. 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:
- Ativan is used in:
- Benadryl is used in:
- Haldol is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Ativan alternatives:
- Benadryl alternatives:
- Haldol alternatives:
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