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Mobic vs Naproxen, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a male patient aged 54

This is personalized comparison of Mobic vs Naproxen for a male aged 54. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Mobic (latest outcomes from 12,490 users) has active ingredients of meloxicam. It is often used in arthritis.

Naproxen (latest outcomes from 21,923 users) has active ingredients of naproxen. It is often used in pain.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 2,313 male patients aged 49 who take the same drugs are studied in Mobic vs Naproxen

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Male49Arthritis

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Mobic meloxicamnot specified
Naproxen naproxenIvax Pharms

eHealthMe real world results:

For males aged 49 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MobicNaproxen (Ivax Pharms)
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pyrexia (fever)Chest Pain
DizzinessDizziness
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
Arthralgia (joint pain)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Abdominal Pain UpperArthralgia (joint pain)
Drug IneffectiveFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Headache (pain in head)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
PainAsthenia (weakness)
Back PainHeadache (pain in head)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
MobicNaproxen (Ivax Pharms)
Erectile DysfunctionHypertension (high blood pressure)
NervousnessHeadache (pain in head)
Shortness Of BreathDepression
Swelling Of The Ankles - Feet - LegsDizziness
Lightheadedness - Fainting (a common and often unpleasant sensation feeling that one may be about to faint)Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Constipation
Anaemia (lack of blood)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)
Rash Papular (redness with papule)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Pyrexia (fever)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
Dermatitis Exfoliative (widespread scaling of the skin, often with itching (pruritus), skin redness (erythroderma), and hair loss)Rash Erythematous (redness of the skin)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Mobic0.00%30.59%54.12%11.76%3.53%
Naproxen8.62%18.97%44.83%20.69%6.90%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Mobic (meloxicam) is often used to treat arthritis. Naproxen (naproxen) is often used to treat pain. 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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