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Hycodan vs Lyrica, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 71

This is personalized comparison of Hycodan vs Lyrica for a male aged 71. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Hycodan (latest outcomes from 453 users) has active ingredients of homatropine methylbromide; hydrocodone bitartrate. It is often used in cough.

Lyrica (latest outcomes from 66,438 users) has active ingredients of pregabalin. It is often used in fibromyalgia.

On May, 22, 2014: 2,444 male patients aged 66 who take the same drugs are studied in Hycodan vs Lyrica

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male66cancer

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Hycodan homatropine methylbromide; hydrocodone bitartratenot specified
Lyrica pregabalinPfizer

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 66 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
HycodanLyrica (Pfizer)
PainPain
Back PainDizziness
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Drug Ineffective
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
AnxietyOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Asthenia (weakness)
InjuryWeight Increased
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
HycodanLyrica (Pfizer)
ConstipationDizziness
Back PainGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
AddictionHypersensitivity
Stomach PainNervousness
Erectile Dysfunction
Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)
Constipation
Suicidal Ideation
Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
Cardiac Disorder

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Hycodan0.00%14.29%14.29%42.86%28.57%
Lyrica5.61%35.51%37.38%18.69%2.80%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Hycodan (homatropine methylbromide; hydrocodone bitartrate) is often used to treat cough. Lyrica (pregabalin) is often used to treat fibromyalgia. 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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