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Chlorpheniramine Maleate vs Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a male patient aged 51

Summary: 2,023 male patients aged 51 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Chlorpheniramine Maleate vs Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a male aged 51. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Chlorpheniramine maleate (latest outcomes from 3,086 users) has active ingredients of chlorpheniramine maleate. It is often used in allergies.

Diphenhydramine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 3,007 users) has active ingredients of diphenhydramine hydrochloride. It is often used in insomnia.

On Apr, 24, 2015: 2,023 male patients aged 45 who take the same drugs are studied in Chlorpheniramine Maleate vs Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male45Dermatophytosis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Chlorpheniramine Maleate chlorpheniramine maleateRoxane
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride diphenhydramine hydrochlorideAbraxis Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 45 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Chlorpheniramine Maleate (Roxane)Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Abraxis Pharm)
Blood Pressure IncreasedNausea
Cerebrovascular AccidentPyrexia
PyrexiaFatigue
Myocardial InfarctionDyspnoea
NauseaPain
Headache NosVomiting
DyspnoeaBack Pain
Diabetes MellitusInsomnia
SomnolenceChest Pain
StomatitisAnxiety

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Chlorpheniramine Maleate (Roxane)Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (Abraxis Pharm)
Memory ImpairmentIron Deficiency Anemia
HeadacheLigament Rupture
Oedema PeripheralMeniscus Lesion
Psychotic Disorder NosMitral Valve Disease
Urinary Tract Infection NosHeadache
Subarachnoid Haemorrhage NosHaemorrhage
DyspnoeaDyspnoea
Difficulty In WalkingEye Irritation
Body Temperature IncreasedGingival Bleeding
Blood Pressure IncreasedMuscle Spasms

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Chlorpheniramine Maleate0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride7.59%32.91%30.38%22.78%6.33%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Chlorpheniramine Maleate (chlorpheniramine maleate) is often used to treat allergies. Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride (diphenhydramine hydrochloride) is often used to treat insomnia. 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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