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Voltaren vs Mobic, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 51

This is personalized comparison of Voltaren vs Mobic for a female aged 51. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Voltaren (latest outcomes from 20,078 users) has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis.

Mobic (latest outcomes from 12,480 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

On Jul, 27, 2014: 4,097 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)
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Pain
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Headache (pain in head)Headache (pain in head)
DiarrhoeaAnxiety
VomitingPyrexia (fever)
Chest PainDizziness
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Chest Pain
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Depression
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Arthralgia (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)
Voltaren (Novartis)Mobic (Boehringer Ingelheim)
Dyspepsia (indigestion)Chest Pain
Acute Myocardial Infarction (acute heart attack)Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
Tachyarrhythmia (disturbance of the heart rhythm in which the heart rate is abnormally increased)Pulmonary Infarction (death of a small area of lung)
Arteriospasm Coronary (spasm of the large- or medium-sized coronary arteries)Limb Injury
Weight IncreasedPulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
Back InjuryHypotonia (low muscle tone)
Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Asthenia (weakness)
Tricuspid Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)
Sacroiliitis (an inflammation of the sacroiliac joint)Dizziness
Intervertebral Disc DisplacementPain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Voltaren6.67%35.24%36.19%12.38%9.52%
Mobic12.50%32.95%32.39%18.18%3.98%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

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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