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Vesicare vs Oxybutynin Chloride, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 66

This is personalized comparison of Vesicare vs Oxybutynin Chloride for a female aged 66. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Vesicare (latest outcomes from 7,641 users) has active ingredients of solifenacin succinate. 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, 25, 2014: 2,280 female patients aged 61 who take the same drugs are studied in Vesicare vs Oxybutynin Chloride

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female61Urinary frequency or urgency

Drugs to compare:

Vesicare solifenacin succinatenot specified
Oxybutynin Chloride oxybutynin chlorideUsl Pharma

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 61 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
VesicareOxybutynin Chloride (Usl Pharma)
Drug IneffectiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Headache (pain in head)Asthenia (weakness)
Dry MouthOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Vision BlurredDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Urinary Tract Infection
DepressionHeadache (pain in head)
Urinary Tract InfectionAnxiety
AnxietyArthralgia (joint pain)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
VesicareOxybutynin Chloride (Usl Pharma)
Infected Varicose VeinBladder Transitional Cell Carcinoma Stage Iii (types of bladder cancer stage iii)
DiarrhoeaBladder Cancer
Incontinence (lack of moderation or self-control)Respiratory Failure (inadequate gas exchange by the respiratory system)
Bowel ObstructionBreast Cancer
Overactive Bladder (a condition in which the bladder squeezes urine out at the wrong time)Hair Loss
Oedema (fluid collection in tissue)Lung Neoplasm Malignant (cancer tumour of lung)
Headache (pain in head)Malignant Neoplasm Progression (cancer tumour came back)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
Breast Cancer Female
Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Oxybutynin Chloride5.88%23.53%29.41%26.47%14.71%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Vesicare (solifenacin succinate) 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.

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