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zomig vs sumatriptan vs maxalt vs relpax, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 65

This is personalized comparison of zomig vs sumatriptan vs maxalt vs relpax for a female aged 65. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Mar, 5, 2014: 1,541 female patients aged 60 who take the drugs are studied in zomig vs sumatriptan vs maxalt vs relpax

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female60Migraine

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
zomig zolmitriptannot specified
sumatriptan sumatriptan succinatenot specified
maxalt rizatriptan benzoatenot specified
relpax eletriptan hydrobromidenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 60 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
zomigsumatriptanmaxaltrelpax
Chest PainDrug IneffectiveNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Headache (pain in head)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Headache (pain in head)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Migraine (headache)Headache (pain in head)AnxietyDrug Ineffective
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)DizzinessHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
DizzinessVomitingVomitingFall
Headache (pain in head)Memory ImpairmentDrug IneffectiveTransient Ischaemic Attack (a transient episode of neurologic dysfunction caused by ischemia (loss of blood flow))
Arthralgia (joint pain)Migraine (headache)DiarrhoeaDizziness
VomitingMalaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)Asthenia (weakness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Drug IneffectiveDepressionFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Myalgia (muscle pain)
PainChest PainHypoaesthesia (reduced sense of touch or sensation)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
zomigsumatriptanmaxaltrelpax
Chest PainIdiopathic Thrombocytopenic Purpura (bleeding disorder in which the immune system destroys platelets, which are necessary for normal blood clotting)Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
Neck PainTenderness (pain or discomfort when an affected area is touched)Ventricular Tachycardia (rapid heartbeat that originates in one of the lower chambers (the ventricles) of the heart)Prinzmetal Angina (cardiac chest pain at rest that occurs in cycles)
Cerebral Haemorrhage (bleeding within the brain)DiarrhoeaMigraine With Aura (headache with vision weakness)Cardio-respiratory Arrest (sudden dysfunction of heart and lungs)
Arthralgia (joint pain)Chest PainHyperthermia (body temperature greatly above normal)Asthenia (weakness)
Drug AbuserFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Rapid Heart Beat
Post Procedural Haemorrhage (post procedural bleeding)Platelet Count DecreasedHyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)Rash (redness)
Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)Drug IneffectiveLoss Of ConsciousnessExhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness (feeling of tiredness)
Drug DependenceMemory ImpairmentHyperthermia Malignant (disease passed down through families that causes a fast rise in body temperature (fever) and severe muscle contractions)
Headache (pain in head)Noises Or Buzzing In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
Arteriospasm Coronary (spasm of the large- or medium-sized coronary arteries)Breast Cancer FemaleHypokalaemia (low potassium)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
zomig0.00%10.53%15.79%36.84%36.84%
sumatriptan1.59%3.17%14.29%50.79%30.16%
maxalt3.70%0.00%14.81%48.15%33.33%
relpax6.67%6.67%26.67%40.00%20.00%

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On eHealthMe, Zomig (zolmitriptan) is often used to treat migraine. Sumatriptan (sumatriptan succinate) is often used to treat migraine. Maxalt (rizatriptan benzoate) is often used to treat migraine. Relpax (eletriptan hydrobromide) is often used to treat migraine. 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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