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Lansoprazole vs Nexium for a male patient aged 74

Summary: 9,462 male patients aged 74 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Lansoprazole vs Nexium for a male aged 74. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Lansoprazole (latest outcomes from 35,411 users) has active ingredients of lansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Nexium (latest outcomes from 73,188 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Mar, 25, 2015: 9,462 male patients aged 69 who take the same drugs are studied in Lansoprazole vs Nexium

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male69Acid Reflux

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Lansoprazole lansoprazoleTeva Pharms
Nexium esomeprazole magnesiumAstrazeneca

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 69 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lansoprazole (Teva Pharms)Nexium (Astrazeneca)
DyspnoeaNausea
PyrexiaDyspnoea
FatigueFatigue
NauseaDiarrhoea
DizzinessPyrexia
Atrial FibrillationVomiting
AstheniaDizziness
Myocardial InfarctionPain
DiarrhoeaAsthenia
HypotensionChest Pain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Lansoprazole (Teva Pharms)Nexium (Astrazeneca)
BloatingErectile Dysfunction
Cerebrovascular AccidentAtrial Fibrillation
Pancreatic CarcinomaCerebrovascular Accident
Ejection Fraction DecreasedWeight Decreased
Blood Pressure DecreasedRenal Failure
Bad BreathNephritis Interstitial
ThrombocytopeniaNausea
Ventricular TachycardiaIrregular Heartbeat
Thrombotic StrokeMalaise
NeuropathyDiarrhoea

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Lansoprazole1.35%12.16%10.81%60.81%14.86%
Nexium2.21%8.09%19.12%38.97%31.62%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Lansoprazole (lansoprazole) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. 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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