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prednisone vs flexeril vs percocet, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 33

This is personalized comparison of prednisone vs flexeril vs percocet for a female aged 33. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Prednisone (latest outcomes from 150,015 users) has active ingredients of prednisone. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis.

Flexeril (latest outcomes from 16,445 users) has active ingredients of cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride. It is often used in muscle spasms.

Percocet (latest outcomes from 26,450 users) has active ingredients of acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain.

On Nov, 21, 2014: 7,118 female patients aged 28 who take the same drugs are studied in prednisone vs flexeril vs percocet

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female28back pain

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
prednisone prednisonenot specified
flexeril cyclobenzaprine hydrochloridenot specified
percocet acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 28 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
prednisoneflexerilpercocet
Pyrexia (fever)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyHeadache (pain in head)Vomiting
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)DepressionHeadache (pain in head)
Headache (pain in head)DizzinessAbdominal Pain
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)VomitingFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Weight IncreasedDrug Exposure During Pregnancy
VomitingCompleted Suicide (act of taking one's own life)Back Pain
Drug IneffectivePneumoniaAbdominal Pain Upper
PregnancySuicidal IdeationDepression
Abdominal PainDrug ToxicityDizziness

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
prednisoneflexerilpercocet
Pain In ExtremityCognitive Deterioration (memory impairment)Depression Suicidal (suicide depressive disorder)
Pyrexia (fever)Memory ImpairmentEctopic Pregnancy Termination (pregnancy termination because of embryo implants outside the uterine cavity)
Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Numbness And Tingling (unusual prickling sensations)Muscle Weakness (a lack of muscle strength)
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Bad Dreams (unpleasant dreams)Dizziness (excl Vertigo)
Drug Exposure During PregnancyWeight IncreasedAsperger's Disorder (autism spectrum disorder that affects language and behavioural development in children)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Bad BreathFatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)
Pleuritic PainBruise (an injury appearing as an area of discoloured skin on the body)Musculoskeletal Pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves)
Abdominal TendernessRestless Legs Syndrome (a powerful urge to move your legs)Cognitive Disorder (mental health disorders affects learning, memory, perception, and problem solving)
Injection Site AbscessChest PainDizziness
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)ItchingInfertility

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
prednisone6.96%21.74%35.22%23.04%13.04%
flexeril1.95%34.77%39.84%17.97%5.47%
percocet1.93%18.65%40.84%29.26%9.32%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Prednisone (prednisone) is often used to treat rheumatoid arthritis. Flexeril (cyclobenzaprine hydrochloride) is often used to treat muscle spasms. Percocet (acetaminophen; oxycodone hydrochloride) 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:

Recent related drug comparison:

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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