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Naproxen Sodium vs Simvastatin for a female patient aged 42

Summary: 2,979 female patients aged 42 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Naproxen Sodium vs Simvastatin for a female aged 42. 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.

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,894 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 3, 2015: 2,979 female patients aged 37 who take the same drugs are studied in Naproxen Sodium vs Simvastatin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female37Shortness of breath

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Naproxen Sodium naproxen sodiumTeva
Simvastatin simvastatinTeva Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 37 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Naproxen Sodium (Teva)Simvastatin (Teva Pharms)
NauseaNausea
PruritusDiabetes Mellitus
HeadacheChest Pain
Chest PainMyalgia
Drug IneffectiveFatigue
HypersensitivityType 2 Diabetes Mellitus
FatigueDyspnoea
DyspnoeaVomiting
Urticaria NosDizziness
HypoaesthesiaBlood Cholesterol 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 (Teva)Simvastatin (Teva Pharms)
HypercholesterolaemiaDepression
Cerebral InfarctionDizziness
Temporomandibular Joint SyndromeNausea
HeadacheSwelling Of The Ankles - Feet - Legs
SinusitisMigraine
HypersensitivityHeart Palpitations
Cerebrovascular StenosisDrug Exposure During Pregnancy
NauseaBlood Cholesterol Increased
Cerebral Artery OcclusionStomach Pain
Inflammation LocalisedPregnancy

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Naproxen Sodium4.41%36.76%32.35%17.65%8.82%
Simvastatin3.61%18.07%46.99%19.28%12.05%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Naproxen Sodium (naproxen sodium) is often used to treat pain. Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. 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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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