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Carvedilol, Revlimid, Ginkgo Biloba for a 90-year old man

Summary: 57 male patients aged 90 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 90 year old male patient who has CHF, MS, Dementia. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What are the drugs

Carvedilol (latest outcomes from 19,638 users) has active ingredients of carvedilol. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Revlimid (latest outcomes from 42,993 users) has active ingredients of lenalidomide. It is often used in multiple myeloma.

Ginkgo biloba (latest outcomes from 508 users) has active ingredients of ginkgo. It is often used in memory loss.

What are the conditions

Chf (congestive heart failure) (latest reports from 464 patients) can be treated by Furosemide, Lasix, Carvedilol, Coreg, Spironolactone, Digoxin.

Ms (a nervous system disease that affects your brain and spinal cord. it damages the myelin sheath) (latest reports from 221,573 patients) can be treated by Copaxone, Tysabri, Avonex, Rebif, Betaseron, Baclofen.

Dementia (madness) (latest reports from 12,421 patients) can be treated by Aricept, Namenda, Seroquel, Donepezil, Exelon, Donepezil Hydrochloride.

On Nov, 23, 2014: 57 males aged 88 (±5) who take Carvedilol, Revlimid, Ginkgo Biloba are studied

Carvedilol, Revlimid, Ginkgo Biloba outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 88

Gender: male

Conditions: CHF, MS, Dementia

Drugs taking:
- Carvedilol - 6.25MG (carvedilol)
- Revlimid (lenalidomide)
- Ginkgo Biloba (ginkgo)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Ginkgo BilobaThe drug has been added in the study. Outcomes of the drug mix are shown.

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Acute Myeloid Leukaemia (acute cancer in which the bone marrow makes abnormal myeloblasts)Myelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Cellulitis (infection under the skin)Cardiac Failuren/an/aDeath
Myelodysplastic Syndrome Transformation (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged and gets changed into rapid progressing cancer)Disease ProgressionAnaemia (lack of blood)Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)
DeathCardiac Failure CongestiveEnterocolitis (inflammation of the digestive tract, involving enteritis of the small intestine and colitis of the colon)PneumoniaAnaemia (lack of blood)
Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Asthenia (weakness)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Loss Of ConsciousnessPancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Haematuria (presence of blood in urine)Asthenia (weakness)
Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells)DiarrhoeaDisease Progression
Disorientation (disability in which the senses of time, direction, and recognition of people and places)DiarrhoeaAsthenia (weakness)Diarrhoea
FallDeathThrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
Asthenia (weakness)Diabetes Mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Pancytopenia (medical condition in which there is a reduction in the number of red and white blood cells, as well as platelets)Platelet Count DecreasedHypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have CHF
- support group for people who have Dementia
- support group for people who have MS
- support group for people who take Carvedilol
- support group for people who take Ginkgo Biloba
- support group for people who take Revlimid

Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Are my meds causing this constant tiredness
    (Asked by a 87 year old man who has Aphasia, and takes Aricept, Namenda, Carvedilol, Pradaxa, Myrbetriq)
    I am writing for my dad who started aricept lower dosage in December, 2012 and 23 mg. since March, 2013. He is constantly complaining about tiredness. He wakes up and has to lie down until he absolutely has to get up and get on with appointments. Also, he says he's not hungry, but when sitting down ...

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Common symptoms:

Men of age 60+ with Chf:
  1. Fatigue (7 reports)
  2. Confusion (7 reports)
  3. Dizziness (7 reports)
  4. Hypotension (6 reports)
  5. Weakness (6 reports)
  6. Drowsiness (5 reports)
  7. Breathing difficulty (5 reports)
  8. Leg pain (3 reports)
  9. Hearing loss (3 reports)
  10. Erection problems (3 reports)
Men of age 60+ with Ms:
  1. Weakness (825 reports)
  2. Fall (700 reports)
  3. Urinary tract infection (634 reports)
  4. Gait disturbance (450 reports)
  5. Multiple sclerosis (449 reports)
  6. Fatigue (447 reports)
  7. Pneumonia (415 reports)
  8. Multiple sclerosis relapse (397 reports)
  9. Heart attack (352 reports)
  10. Influenza like illness (299 reports)
Men of age 60+ with Dementia:
  1. Multiple sclerosis (449 reports)
  2. Multiple sclerosis relapse (397 reports)
  3. Influenza like illness (299 reports)
  4. Death (268 reports)
  5. Confusional state (267 reports)
  6. Headache (195 reports)
  7. Fall (187 reports)
  8. Drowsiness (186 reports)
  9. Dizziness (186 reports)
  10. Agitation (163 reports)

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

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