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Clotrimazole vs Terbinafine Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 42

This is personalized comparison of Clotrimazole vs Terbinafine Hydrochloride for a male aged 42. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Clotrimazole (latest outcomes from 3,043 users) has active ingredients of clotrimazole. It is often used in thrush.

Terbinafine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 693 users) has active ingredients of terbinafine hydrochloride. It is often used in fungal infection.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 638 male patients aged 37 who take the same drugs are studied in Clotrimazole vs Terbinafine Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Clotrimazole clotrimazoleTaro
Terbinafine Hydrochloride terbinafine hydrochlorideTaro

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 37 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Clotrimazole (Taro)Terbinafine Hydrochloride (Taro)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pyrexia (fever)
Weight DecreasedCondition Aggravated
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Vomiting NosFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Urinary Tract Infection NosDrug Effect Decreased
Pyrexia (fever)Myalgia (muscle pain)
Erythema (redness of the skin)Weight Decreased
Staphylococcal Infection Nos (an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)Aspartate Aminotransferase Increased
Cellulitis (infection under the skin)Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedPruritus (severe itching of the skin)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Clotrimazole (Taro)Terbinafine Hydrochloride (Taro)
DepressionErectile Dysfunction
Phantom Pain
Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)
Paranoia (psychotic disorder characterized by delusions of persecution with or without grandeur)
Poor Peripheral Circulation
Suicidal Ideation
Affective Disorder (mental disorder)
Bipolar Disorder (mood disorder)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Terbinafine Hydrochloride8.00%24.00%36.00%32.00%0.00%

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Clotrimazole (clotrimazole) is often used to treat thrush. Terbinafine Hydrochloride (terbinafine hydrochloride) is often used to treat fungal infection. 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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

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