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Chlorpheniramine Maleate vs Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 50

This is personalized comparison of Chlorpheniramine Maleate vs Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride for a male aged 50. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 8, 2014: 2,000 male patients aged 45 who take the 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 (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Pyrexia (fever)
Pyrexia (fever)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Vomiting
Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Back Pain
Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Stomatitis (inflammation of mucous membrane of mouth)Chest Pain
Weight IncreasedAnxiety

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 ImpairmentTardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)
Headache (pain in head)Haemorrhage (bleeding)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Headache (pain in head)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Ligament Rupture (tear in ligament)
Difficulty In WalkingMeniscus Lesion (lesion of a crescent-shaped piece of cartilage between the femur and the tibia)
Body Temperature IncreasedGingival Bleeding (bleeding gums)
Blood Pressure IncreasedMitral Valve Disease (disease of mitral valve of heart)
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Cerebrovascular Spasm (sudden uncontrolled muscle contraction of brain blood vessels)Eye Irritation
DepressionAnxiety

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Chlorpheniramine Maleate0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%0.00%
Diphenhydramine Hydrochloride6.17%38.27%28.40%20.99%6.17%

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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:

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