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Diclofenac Sodium vs Ibuprofen, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 68

This is personalized comparison of Diclofenac Sodium vs Ibuprofen for a female aged 68. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Jan, 28, 2014: 8,682 people are studied in Diclofenac Sodium vs Ibuprofen

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female63Pain fron Spinal Stenosis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Diclofenac Sodium diclofenac sodiumSandoz
Ibuprofen ibuprofenMutual Pharm

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 63 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diclofenac Sodium (Sandoz)Ibuprofen (Mutual Pharm)
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
VomitingVomiting
DiarrhoeaDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Headache (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Arthralgia (joint pain)
PainDizziness
Headache (pain in head)Asthenia (weakness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diclofenac Sodium (Sandoz)Ibuprofen (Mutual Pharm)
Joint PainGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedAcute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedFall
Blood Albumin IncreasedCoronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
Gamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedGastrointestinal Infection (infection of stomach and intestine)
Blood Bilirubin IncreasedPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
VomitingRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Large Intestinal UlcerDeep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
Bone Marrow FailureChest Pain
Drug InteractionDiarrhoea

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diclofenac Sodium (Sandoz)Ibuprofen (Mutual Pharm)
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Drug Ineffective
VomitingDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DiarrhoeaVomiting
Arthralgia (joint pain)Headache (pain in head)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Arthralgia (joint pain)
PainDizziness
Headache (pain in head)Asthenia (weakness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Diclofenac Sodium (Sandoz)Ibuprofen (Mutual Pharm)
Joint PainGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedAcute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)
Gamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedFall
Blood Bilirubin IncreasedGastrointestinal Infection (infection of stomach and intestine)
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedCoronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)
Blood Albumin IncreasedRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
VomitingPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Chest Pain
Large Intestinal UlcerDeep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
Ruptured Cerebral Aneurysm (bleeding from brain)Diarrhoea

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Diclofenac Sodium (diclofenac sodium) is often used to treat arthritis. Ibuprofen (ibuprofen) is often used to treat pain. 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.

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