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Glipizide vs janumet vs Actos for a male patient aged 58

Summary: 7,131 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 22,187 users) has active ingredients of glipizide. It is often used in diabetes.

Janumet (latest outcomes from 3,399 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride; sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes.

Actos (latest outcomes from 31,349 users) has active ingredients of pioglitazone hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Feb, 24, 2015: 7,131 male patients aged 58 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)Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Weight Decreased
Cardiac Failure CongestiveDiarrhoeaMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Weight DecreasedVomitingWeight Increased
Drug IneffectiveAbdominal PainDecreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blood Glucose Decreased
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Chest PainWeight DecreasedDizziness
Asthenia (weakness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

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)Weight Increased
Staphylococcal Sepsis (blood infection by an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)Pericardial Effusion (fluid around the heart)Dizziness
Diabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)Gamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedOedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Abnormal DreamsFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
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)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)Drug IneffectiveCerebrovascular 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)
InjuryBlood Glucose IncreasedPancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
PainElevated MoodAsthenia (weakness)
Cardiac Failure CongestiveTremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)Cardiac Disorder

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Glipizide2.30%13.79%45.98%32.18%5.75%
janumet3.28%26.23%40.98%22.95%6.56%
Actos2.06%17.53%44.33%30.93%5.15%

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Side effects in real world:

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.

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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