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Voltaren vs Mobic for a female patient aged 52

Summary: 4,160 female patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized comparison of Voltaren vs Mobic for a female aged 52. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Voltaren (latest outcomes from 20,092 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis.

Mobic (latest outcomes from 12,508 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

On Apr, 25, 2015: 4,160 female patients aged 46 who take the same drugs are studied in Voltaren vs Mobic

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female46arthritis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Voltaren diclofenac sodiumNovartis
Mobic meloxicamBoehringer Ingelheim

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 46 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

Voltaren (Novartis)Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim)
Swelling Of Feet And Legs

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Voltaren (Novartis)Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim)
PyrexiaNausea
ArthralgiaPain
NauseaDyspnoea
HeadacheHeadache
DiarrhoeaAnxiety
VomitingPyrexia
Chest PainDizziness
FatigueChest Pain
MalaiseDepression
DyspnoeaArthralgia

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Voltaren (Novartis)Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim)
DyspepsiaChest Pain
Acute Myocardial InfarctionTachycardia
TachyarrhythmiaDyspnoea
Arteriospasm CoronaryDeep Vein Thrombosis
Weight IncreasedStaphylococcal Infection
Back InjuryMental Disorder
Mitral Valve IncompetencePulmonary Embolism
SacroiliitisPulmonary Infarction
NeuralgiaCough
Intervertebral Disc DisplacementSepsis

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Voltaren1.25%38.75%40.00%8.75%11.25%
Mobic12.18%33.97%32.05%17.31%4.49%

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Voltaren (diclofenac sodium) is often used to treat arthritis. Mobic (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. 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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NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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