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Combivent vs Advair Diskus 500/50 for a male patient aged 91

Summary: 1,319 male patients aged 91 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Combivent vs Advair Diskus 500/50 for a male aged 91. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Combivent (latest outcomes from 14,551 users) has active ingredients of albuterol sulfate; ipratropium bromide. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Advair diskus 500/50 (latest outcomes from 454 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma.

On May, 22, 2015: 1,319 male patients aged 85 who take the same drugs are studied in Combivent vs Advair Diskus 500/50

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Combivent albuterol sulfate; ipratropium bromidenot specified
Advair Diskus 500/50 fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoatenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 85 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
CombiventAdvair Diskus 500/50
Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
Chest PainCough
Renal Failure AcuteDizziness
Confusional StateDeath
DizzinessChest Pain
HypotensionMyocardial Infarction

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
CombiventAdvair Diskus 500/50
Cardiac FailurePneumonia
Sinus TachycardiaOropharyngeal Pain
Cor PulmonaleDeath
Supraventricular ExtrasystolesDrug Ineffective
Anxiety AggravatedStaphylococcal Infection
Oedema Peripheral
Stomach Discomfort

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Advair Diskus 500/500.00%20.00%80.00%0.00%0.00%

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Combivent (albuterol sulfate; ipratropium bromide) is often used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Advair Diskus 500/50 (fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate) is often used to treat asthma. 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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