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Prednisone vs Ranitidine, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 38

This is personalized comparison of Prednisone vs Ranitidine for a female aged 38. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 18, 2014: 5,654 female patients aged 33 who take the 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)Platelet Count Increased
Pyrexia (fever)Migraine - Common (headache with nausea vomiting ,diarrhoea ,increased urination)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyVertigo
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Apraxia (disorder that affects a person's ability to organize the movements of the muscles used in speech)
Headache (pain in head)Confusional State
Arthralgia (joint pain)Aphasia - Primary Progressive (progressive language and speech disorders)
Drug IneffectiveDysphagia Aggravated (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)
VomitingTardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (prolonged episodes of severe nausea, vomiting)
Asthenia (weakness)Cyst (a closed sac)

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)Migraine - Common (headache with nausea vomiting ,diarrhoea ,increased urination)
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Vertigo
Toxic Epidermal Necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)Platelet Count Increased
Rash Maculo-papular (red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps)Constipation Aggravated
Multi-organ Failure (multisystem organ failure)Tremor - Drug-induced (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body due to drug)
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Burping (noisily release air from the stomach through the mouth)
Keratitis (eye's cornea, the front part of the eye, becomes inflamed)Migraine Aggravated (headache)
Optic Atrophy (the loss of a proportion of optic disc nerve fibres)Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome (prolonged episodes of severe nausea, vomiting)
ConstipationTardive Dyskinesia (a disorder that involves involuntary movements)
Mood Swings (an extreme or rapid change in mood)Abdominal Bloating (feeling of tightness around abdomen)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Prednisone3.78%23.11%33.61%27.31%12.18%
Ranitidine0.00%20.83%41.67%25.00%12.50%

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On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. 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.

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