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Prilosec vs Pepcid for a female patient aged 55

Summary: 13,281 female patients aged 55 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Prilosec vs Pepcid for a female aged 55. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,548 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Pepcid (latest outcomes from 22,834 users) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Mar, 27, 2015: 13,281 female patients aged 50 who take the same drugs are studied in Prilosec vs Pepcid

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female50Dyspepsia

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Prilosec omeprazolenot specified
Pepcid famotidinenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 50 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PrilosecPepcid
NauseaNausea
Chest PainPyrexia
PyrexiaChest Pain
FatigueDyspnoea
DyspnoeaFatigue
Drug IneffectiveVomiting
PainDrug Ineffective
VomitingPain
AnxietyCondition Aggravated
DiarrhoeaAsthenia

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PrilosecPepcid
NauseaMalignant Pleural Effusion
DepressionRhabdomyolysis
FatigueSciatica
HeadachePlatelet Count Decreased
Stomach PainDepressed Level Of Consciousness
DizzinessDisseminated Intravascular Coagulation
RashAlanine Aminotransferase Increased
OsteoarthritisCerebral Infarction
Oedema PeripheralPolymyositis
ConstipationAspartate Aminotransferase Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Prilosec2.24%17.35%23.32%34.70%22.39%
Pepcid2.38%14.29%35.71%33.33%14.29%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Prilosec (omeprazole) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Pepcid (famotidine) 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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