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Mobic vs Voltaren, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 63

This is personalized comparison of Mobic vs Voltaren for a female aged 63. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Mobic (latest outcomes from 12,491 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

Voltaren (latest outcomes from 20,082 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis.

On Nov, 10, 2014: 6,102 female patients aged 59 who take the same drugs are studied in Mobic vs Voltaren

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female59Inflammation

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Mobic meloxicamnot specified
Voltaren diclofenac sodiumnot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 59 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MobicVoltaren
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pyrexia (fever)
PainNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vomiting
Pyrexia (fever)Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Anaemia (lack of blood)Pain
DiarrhoeaArthralgia (joint pain)
Pain In ExtremityDiarrhoea
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Haemoglobin Decreased

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MobicVoltaren
Lung Neoplasm (tumour of lung)Blood Alkaline Phosphatase Increased
Weight DecreasedBlood Bilirubin Increased
Asthenia (weakness)Gamma-glutamyltransferase Increased
PneumoniaRestlessness (not able to rest)
Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Alanine Aminotransferase Increased
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Blood Albumin Increased
Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
Parotid SwellingDepression
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Muscle Necrosis (muscle cell damage)
Candidiasis (candidiasis or thrush is a fungal infection)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Mobic4.44%25.00%33.87%30.24%6.45%
Voltaren0.00%34.88%26.36%31.78%6.98%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Mobic (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. Voltaren (diclofenac sodium) is often used to treat arthritis. 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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