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Glipizide vs janumet vs Actos for a male patient aged 58

Summary: 5,241 male patients aged 58 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is personalized comparison of Glipizide vs janumet vs Actos for a male aged 58. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Glipizide (latest outcomes from 22,184 users) has active ingredients of glipizide. It is often used in diabetes.

Janumet (latest outcomes from 3,396 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes.

Actos (latest outcomes from 31,348 users) has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Jan, 15, 2015: 5,241 male patients aged 52 who take the same drugs are studied in Glipizide vs janumet vs Actos

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male58Diabetes

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Glipizide glipizideAlphapharm
janumet metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphatenot specified
Actos pioglitazone hydrochlorideTakeda Pharms Na

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 58 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Glipizide (Alphapharm)janumetActos (Takeda Pharms Na)
Blood Glucose IncreasedLiver InjuryBlood Glucose Increased
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)DiarrhoeaWeight Decreased
Weight DecreasedConstipationMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Drug IneffectiveOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Weight Increased
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)AsthmaCardiac Failure Congestive
Cardiac Failure CongestiveRash (redness)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
VomitingMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Blood Glucose Decreased
Asthenia (weakness)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Chest Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Suicidal IdeationDecreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
Glipizide (Alphapharm)janumetActos (Takeda Pharms Na)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Liver InjuryMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Cardiac DisorderFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)Gamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedWeight Increased
Nerve InjuryAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)Hepatomegaly (abnormal enlargement of the liver)Cardiac Disorder
PainHepatic Steatosis (fatty liver disease)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Erectile DysfunctionAutoimmune HepatitisDizziness
Myocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedNerve Injury
Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)Pancreatic DisorderCerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Blood Glucose Increased

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Glipizide6.45%9.68%45.16%35.48%3.23%
janumet7.69%23.08%30.77%30.77%7.69%
Actos5.88%26.47%44.12%20.59%2.94%

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On eHealthMe, Glipizide (glipizide) is often used to treat diabetes. Janumet (metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate) is often used to treat diabetes. Actos (pioglitazone hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. 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.

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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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