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Nexium vs Omeprazole for a male patient aged 70

Summary: 14,918 male patients aged 70 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Nexium vs Omeprazole for a male aged 70. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

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

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,866 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

What is the symptom

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,282 Abdominal pain patients)

On Mar, 28, 2015: 14,918 male patients aged 65 who take the same drugs are studied in Nexium vs Omeprazole

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male65GERD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Nexium esomeprazole magnesiumAstrazeneca
Omeprazole omeprazoleDexcel Pharma

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 65 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Nexium (Astrazeneca)Omeprazole (Dexcel Pharma)
Abdominal Pain6.38%4.72%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nexium (Astrazeneca)Omeprazole (Dexcel Pharma)
DyspnoeaPyrexia
NauseaDyspnoea
PainNausea
FatigueMyocardial Infarction
AnxietyHypotension
DiarrhoeaFatigue
PneumoniaAsthenia
AstheniaChest Pain
Myocardial InfarctionRenal Failure Acute
Chest PainAnaemia

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Nexium (Astrazeneca)Omeprazole (Dexcel Pharma)
Erectile DysfunctionDepression
NauseaArrhythmia
PyrexiaFibromyalgia
AnxietyHerpes Simplex Antibody Positive
DizzinessDizziness
Nephritis InterstitialChest Pain
Gastrooesophageal Reflux DiseaseTinnitus
MalaiseInsomnia
Renal FailureHypocalcaemia
ThrombocytopeniaHeadache

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Nexium1.10%4.42%24.31%41.99%28.18%
Omeprazole2.04%11.31%18.78%49.10%18.78%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

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