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Spiriva vs Symbicort for a male patient aged 31

Summary: 143 male patients aged 31 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Spiriva vs Symbicort for a male aged 31. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

What are the drugs

Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,501 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Symbicort (latest outcomes from 21,476 users) has active ingredients of budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate. It is often used in asthma.

On Mar, 30, 2015: 143 male patients aged 25 who take the same drugs are studied in Spiriva vs Symbicort

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male25COPD

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Spiriva tiotropium bromide monohydrateBoehringer Ingelheim
Symbicort budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrateAstrazeneca

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 25 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Spiriva (Boehringer Ingelheim)Symbicort (Astrazeneca)
AsthmaAsthma
Drug IneffectiveDyspnoea
Loss Of ConsciousnessFatigue
OsteonecrosisHyperglycaemia
HypertensionHypokalaemia
DependenceHypersensitivity
HeadacheVomiting
HypoaesthesiaMyalgia
PainFall
HypoventilationBlood Phosphorus Decreased

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
Spiriva0.000.000.000.000.00
Symbicort0.00%0.00%22.22%44.44%33.33%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Spiriva (tiotropium bromide monohydrate) is often used to treat chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Symbicort (budesonide; formoterol fumarate dihydrate) is often used to treat asthma. 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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