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Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride vs Phenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 75

This is personalized comparison of Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride vs Phenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride for a female aged 75. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 674 users) has active ingredients of pseudoephedrine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion.

Phenylephrine hydrochloride and promethazine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 234 users) has active ingredients of phenylephrine hydrochloride; promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nasal congestion.

On Jul, 9, 2014: 205 female patients aged 70 who take the same drugs are studied in Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride vs Phenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female70allergy

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride pseudoephedrine hydrochloridenot specified
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride phenylephrine hydrochloride; promethazine hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 70 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Pseudoephedrine HydrochloridePhenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Pseudoephedrine HydrochloridePhenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fall
Drug IneffectiveTooth Loss
Bronchitis (inflammation of the mucous membrane in the bronchial tubes)Rash (redness)
Psychiatric SymptomWeight Increased
Otitis Media Acute (rapid inflammation of the middle ear)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Pharyngitis (inflammation of the pharynx, causing a sore throat)Hyperplasia (enlargement of an organ or tissue)
Eustachian Tube Dysfunction (eustachian tube problems like clearing the ears when flying, suffering infection, and recurring ear infection)Gingival Swelling (gums swelling)
Rhinitis Allergic (inflammation of the nasal airways due to allergy)Impaired Healing
Tracheitis (an inflammation of the trachea)Inflammation
Pathological GamblingLacunar Infarction (type of stroke)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
None.

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride0.00%25.00%37.50%25.00%12.50%
Phenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Pseudoephedrine Hydrochloride (pseudoephedrine hydrochloride) is often used to treat nasal congestion. Phenylephrine Hydrochloride And Promethazine Hydrochloride (phenylephrine hydrochloride; promethazine hydrochloride) is often used to treat nasal congestion. 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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