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Vesicare vs Toviaz, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 68

This is personalized comparison of Vesicare vs Toviaz for a female aged 68. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Vesicare (latest outcomes from 7,631 users) has active ingredients of solifenacin succinate. It is often used in urge incontinence.

Toviaz (latest outcomes from 3,434 users) has active ingredients of fesoterodine fumarate. It is often used in urge incontinence.

What is the symptom

Dry Mouth (latest reports from 199,122 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 775 female patients aged 64 who take the drugs are studied in Vesicare vs Toviaz

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female64Overactive bladder

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Vesicare solifenacin succinateAstellas
Toviaz fesoterodine fumaratePfizer

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 64 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Vesicare (Astellas)Toviaz (Pfizer)
Dry Mouth11.59%25.00%

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Vesicare (Astellas)Toviaz (Pfizer)
Drug IneffectiveDry Mouth
ConstipationDrug Ineffective
Dry MouthConstipation
Headache (pain in head)Diarrhoea
Vision BlurredDizziness
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Vision Blurred
FallFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
DizzinessHeadache (pain in head)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Stevens-johnson Syndrome (an immune-complex-mediated hypersensitivity disorder. it ranges from mild skin and mucous membrane lesions to a severe)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Death

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Vesicare (Astellas)Toviaz (Pfizer)
WeaknessHypertriglyceridaemia (excess of triglycerides in the blood)
High Blood Pressure
Urinary Incontinence (inability to control the flow of urine and involuntary urination)
High Blood Sugar (high blood sugar)
High Blood Cholesterol
Bowel Obstruction
Hoarseness (changing voice)
Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
Overactive Bladder (a condition in which the bladder squeezes urine out at the wrong time)
Depression

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Vesicare5.26%29.82%28.07%26.32%10.53%
Toviaz0.00%33.33%40.00%13.33%13.33%

Comments from or about the patient:

dry mouth is a problem

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Vesicare (solifenacin succinate) is often used to treat urge incontinence. Toviaz (fesoterodine fumarate) 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:

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