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Buspar vs Testosterone for a female patient aged 64

Summary: 1,396 female patients aged 64 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Buspar vs Testosterone for a female aged 64. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Buspar (latest outcomes from 11,055 users) has active ingredients of buspirone hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety.

Testosterone (latest outcomes from 392 users) has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone.

On Feb, 15, 2015: 1,396 female patients aged 59 who take the same drugs are studied in Buspar vs Testosterone

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female59Anxiety

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Buspar buspirone hydrochlorideBristol Myers Squibb
Testosterone testosteronePar Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 59 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Buspar (Bristol Myers Squibb)Testosterone (Par Pharm)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Depression
Drug IneffectivePain
DepressionBlood Testosterone Increased
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman)
AnxietyBreast Cancer
Headache (pain in head)Hair Growth Abnormal
DizzinessAlopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Non-hodgkin's Lymphoma Stage I (malignant (cancer) cells form in the lymph system- stage i)
Weight DecreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
PainAnxiety

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Buspar (Bristol Myers Squibb)Testosterone (Par Pharm)
Aphasia (damage to the parts of the brain that control language)Hirsutism (abnormal growth of hair on a person's face and body, esp. on a woman)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Hypersensitivity
Nerve Root Injury Cervical (nerve root injury at the cervical vertebra)Blood Testosterone Increased
Nerve Root Injury Lumbar (nerve root injury at the lumber vertebra)Menstruation Irregular
DepressionAlopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
Hot Flashes (sudden feelings of heat)Endometrial Cancer Stage I
Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition (excessive, uncontrollable, unexplained and often irrational worry)Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)
Ankle Swelling
High Blood Pressure
Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Buspar7.37%23.16%31.58%33.68%4.21%
Testosterone22.22%33.33%33.33%0.00%11.11%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Buspar (buspirone hydrochloride) is often used to treat stress and anxiety. Testosterone (testosterone) is often used to treat testosterone. 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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