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Flovent Hfa vs Asmanex Twisthaler, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 19

This is personalized comparison of Flovent Hfa vs Asmanex Twisthaler for a male aged 19. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Flovent hfa (latest outcomes from 398 users) has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate. It is often used in asthma.

Asmanex twisthaler (latest outcomes from 1,961 users) has active ingredients of mometasone furoate. It is often used in asthma.

On Nov, 9, 2014: 927 male patients aged 14 who take the same drugs are studied in Flovent Hfa vs Asmanex Twisthaler

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Flovent Hfa fluticasone propionateGlaxo Grp Ltd
Asmanex Twisthaler mometasone furoateSchering

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 14 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Flovent Hfa (Glaxo Grp Ltd)Asmanex Twisthaler (Schering)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Inflammatory Bowel Disease
Drug IneffectiveDepression
AsthmaCrohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
Suicidal IdeationLocalised Infection (infection at the single location)
Pyrexia (fever)Proctalgia (pain in the rectum)
DepressionPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Headache (pain in head)Proctitis (inflammation of the rectum and anus)
CoughColonic Polyp (extra part of colon tissue grow in intestine)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Anal Fissure

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Flovent Hfa (Glaxo Grp Ltd)Asmanex Twisthaler (Schering)
Arthralgia (joint pain)
Attention Deficit/hyperactivity Disorder
Dry Skin
Colitis Ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)
Emotional Distress
Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract)
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
Sleep Disorder

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Flovent Hfa0.00%4.17%37.50%45.83%12.50%
Asmanex Twisthaler16.67%50.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Flovent Hfa (fluticasone propionate) is often used to treat asthma. Asmanex Twisthaler (mometasone furoate) 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:

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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