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zyvox vs Compazine, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 49

This is personalized comparison of zyvox vs Compazine for a female aged 49. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Zyvox (latest outcomes from 6,407 users) has active ingredients of linezolid. It is often used in mrsa infection.

Compazine (latest outcomes from 5,897 users) has active ingredients of prochlorperazine maleate. It is often used in nausea.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 817 female patients aged 43 who take the same drugs are studied in zyvox vs Compazine

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female43Infection - ear

Drugs to compare:

zyvox linezolidPharmacia And Upjohn
Compazine prochlorperazine maleateGlaxosmithkline

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 43 (±5):

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
zyvox (Pharmacia And Upjohn)Compazine (Glaxosmithkline)
Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Anxiety
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Anaemia (lack of blood)
VomitingArthralgia (joint pain)
Pyrexia (fever)Pyrexia (fever)
Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)Tooth Extraction
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Platelet Count DecreasedInjury
Condition AggravatedBack Pain

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

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
zyvox (Pharmacia And Upjohn)Compazine (Glaxosmithkline)
BlindnessOnychomycosis (fungal infection of the nail)
Optic Neuropathy Nos (optic nerve damage)
Visual Acuity Reduced (reduced clearness of vision)

Drug effectiveness:

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Alternative drugs:

Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Zyvox (linezolid) is often used to treat mrsa infection. Compazine (prochlorperazine maleate) is often used to treat nausea. 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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