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Detrol La vs Enablex, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 72

This is personalized comparison of Detrol La vs Enablex for a female aged 72. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Detrol la (latest outcomes from 8,978 users) has active ingredients of tolterodine tartrate. It is often used in urge incontinence.

Enablex (latest outcomes from 3,377 users) has active ingredients of darifenacin hydrobromide. It is often used in urge incontinence.

What is the symptom

Blood ph increased has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, type 2 diabetes.(latest reports from Blood ph increased 912 patients)

On Oct, 29, 2014: 2,415 female patients aged 67 who take the same drugs are studied in Detrol La vs Enablex

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female67Bladder Spasm

Drugs to compare:

Detrol La tolterodine tartratePharmacia And Upjohn
Enablex darifenacin hydrobromideNovartis

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 67 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Detrol La (Pharmacia And Upjohn)Enablex (Novartis)
Blood Ph Increased0.10%0.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Detrol La (Pharmacia And Upjohn)Enablex (Novartis)
Dry MouthDrug Ineffective
Drug IneffectiveDry Mouth
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Constipation
ConstipationNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vision Blurred
Condition AggravatedPollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)
Headache (pain in head)Headache (pain in head)
PainDyspepsia (indigestion)
DizzinessOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Detrol La (Pharmacia And Upjohn)Enablex (Novartis)
Drug IneffectivePenicilliosis (infection caused by fungus penicillium marneffei)
Hypertonic Bladder (bladder-storage function that causes a sudden urge to urinate)Back Pain
Dry MouthAsthenia (weakness)
Dysuria (painful or difficult urination)Dry Mouth
DepressionAtrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)
ConstipationUrinary Tract Infection
Condition AggravatedHaematuria (presence of blood in urine)
Irritable Bowel SyndromeDrug Ineffective
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Kidney Infection
Hypertension (high blood pressure)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Detrol La0.00%35.29%35.29%29.41%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Detrol La (tolterodine tartrate) is often used to treat urge incontinence. Enablex (darifenacin hydrobromide) is often used to treat urge incontinence. 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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