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Naproxen Sodium vs Diclofenac Sodium for a male patient aged 63

Summary: 3,585 male patients aged 63 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Naproxen Sodium vs Diclofenac Sodium for a male aged 63. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Naproxen sodium (latest outcomes from 3,801 users) has active ingredients of naproxen sodium. It is often used in pain.

Diclofenac sodium (latest outcomes from 14,957 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis.

On Apr, 25, 2015: 3,585 male patients aged 57 who take the same drugs are studied in Naproxen Sodium vs Diclofenac Sodium

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male57Pain

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Naproxen Sodium naproxen sodiumBanner Pharmacaps
Diclofenac Sodium diclofenac sodiumMartec Usa Llc

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 57 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Naproxen Sodium (Banner Pharmacaps)Diclofenac Sodium (Martec Usa Llc)
DepressionPyrexia
Myocardial InfarctionRenal Failure Acute
Chest PainDyspnoea
PruritusC-reactive Protein Increased
DizzinessVomiting
HypertensionNausea
ArthralgiaHaemoglobin Decreased
Blood Pressure IncreasedDiarrhoea
NauseaCondition Aggravated
RashAlanine Aminotransferase Increased

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Naproxen Sodium (Banner Pharmacaps)Diclofenac Sodium (Martec Usa Llc)
FatigueRenal Failure
Breath OdourErythema
Intracranial AneurysmBlood Creatinine Increased
HypertensionPancreatitis
Haemorrhage IntracranialAbdominal Pain
Loss Of ConsciousnessC-reactive Protein Increased
InfectionPyrexia
Gastric UlcerBlood Amylase Increased
ThrombocytopeniaWhite Blood Cell Count Increased
Hepatic CirrhosisHigh Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Naproxen Sodium0.00%17.54%54.39%22.81%5.26%
Diclofenac Sodium6.78%35.59%23.73%25.42%8.47%

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On eHealthMe, Naproxen Sodium (naproxen sodium) is often used to treat pain. Diclofenac Sodium (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:

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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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