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Prednisone vs Ranitidine for a female patient aged 39

Summary: 5,794 female patients aged 39 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Prednisone vs Ranitidine for a female aged 39. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 150,120 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in asthma.

Ranitidine (latest outcomes from 1,024 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

On Mar, 4, 2015: 5,794 female patients aged 33 who take the same drugs are studied in Prednisone vs Ranitidine

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female33asthma

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Prednisone prednisonenot specified
Ranitidine ranitidinenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 33 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PrednisoneRanitidine
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyLightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Migraine Aggravated (headache)
Headache (pain in head)Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (prolonged episodes of severe nausea, vomiting)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Ear Pain
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Abdominal Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen)
Drug IneffectiveConstipation Aggravated
VomitingTremor - Drug-induced (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body due to drug)
Asthenia (weakness)Tiredness (feeling of tiredness)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
PrednisoneRanitidine
Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)Lightheadedness (a common and often unpleasant sensation of dizziness and/or feeling that one may be about to faint)
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth)
Rash Maculo-papular (red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps)Abdominal Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen)
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (prolonged episodes of severe nausea, vomiting)
Optic Atrophy (the loss of a proportion of optic disc nerve fibres)Tremor - Drug-induced (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body due to drug)
Keratitis (eye's cornea, the front part of the eye, becomes inflamed)Migraine Aggravated (headache)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Constipation Aggravated
Drug Exposure During PregnancyConfusional State

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Prednisone4.95%22.52%30.18%27.93%14.41%
Ranitidine0.00%24.00%56.00%20.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat asthma. Ranitidine (ranitidine) 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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