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Toviaz vs Oxybutynin Chloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 75

This is personalized comparison of Toviaz vs Oxybutynin Chloride for a female aged 75. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Toviaz (latest outcomes from 3,439 users) has active ingredients of fesoterodine fumarate. It is often used in urge incontinence.

Oxybutynin chloride (latest outcomes from 2,867 users) has active ingredients of oxybutynin chloride. It is often used in urge incontinence.

On Oct, 26, 2014: 1,553 female patients aged 71 who take the same drugs are studied in Toviaz vs Oxybutynin Chloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug

Drugs to compare:

Toviaz fesoterodine fumaratePfizer
Oxybutynin Chloride oxybutynin chloridePliva

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 71 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Toviaz (Pfizer)Oxybutynin Chloride (Pliva)
Blood Chloride

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Toviaz (Pfizer)Oxybutynin Chloride (Pliva)
Drug IneffectiveFall
Dry MouthAsthenia (weakness)
ConstipationNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Dizziness
Dysuria (painful or difficult urination)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
DiarrhoeaDrug Ineffective
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Dry Mouth
Pollakiuria (abnormally frequent passage of relatively small quantities or urine)Arthralgia (joint pain)
DepressionFatigue (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)
Toviaz (Pfizer)Oxybutynin Chloride (Pliva)
Abdominal Pain LowerLacunar Infarction (type of stroke)
Urinary Retention (the inability to completely or partially empty the bladder)Atelectasis (partial or complete collapse of the lung)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Difficulty In Walking
Urinary Hesitation (difficulty in beginning the flow of urine)Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
Drug Effect DecreasedAtrioventricular Block Complete (heart block complete)
Micturition Urgency (urgency to pass the urine)Anxiety
Muscle Spasms (muscle contraction)Pulmonary Congestion (congestion in the lungs)
Urinary Tract InfectionDepression
Uterine SpasmDizziness
Suicidal IdeationDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Oxybutynin Chloride4.55%40.91%45.45%9.09%0.00%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Toviaz (fesoterodine fumarate) is often used to treat urge incontinence. Oxybutynin Chloride (oxybutynin chloride) is often used to treat urge incontinence. 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.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

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