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A study for a 76-year old man who takes Celebrex, Simvastatin, Dexilant

Summary: 448 male patients aged 76 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 76 year old male patient who has Inflammatory Pain, Blood Cholesterol Decreased, Acid Reflux. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 6, 2015: 448 males aged 73 (±5) who take Celebrex, Simvastatin, Dexilant are studied

Celebrex, Simvastatin, Dexilant outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 73

Gender: male

Conditions: Inflammatory Pain, Blood Cholesterol Decreased, Acid Reflux

Drugs taking:
- Celebrex - 200MG (celecoxib): used for < 1 month
- Simvastatin - 80MG (simvastatin): used for 5 - 10 years
- Dexilant - 60MG (dexlansoprazole): used for 1 - 6 months

Drug interactions have: severe insomnia

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Insomnia (sleeplessness)18 (4.02% of males aged 73 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Insomnia in Inflammatory Pain1 (12.50% of males aged 73 (±5) who have Inflammatory pain)
Insomnia in Blood Cholesterol Decreased2 (2.63% of males aged 73 (±5) who have Blood cholesterol decreased)
Insomnia in Acid Reflux8 (1.39% of males aged 73 (±5) who have Acid reflux)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Insomnia in Celebrex63 (1.64% of males aged 73 (±5) who take Celebrex)
Insomnia in Simvastatin121 (1.05% of males aged 73 (±5) who take Simvastatin)
Insomnia in Dexilant2 (3.39% of males aged 73 (±5) who take Dexilant)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Celebrex is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a
Simvastatin is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
n/an/a
Dexilant is effectiven/an/an/an/an/an/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Hallucination, Visual (seeing things that aren't there)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Skin Hypopigmentation (loss of skin colour)Ischaemic Cardiomyopathy (weakness in the muscle of the heart due to inadequate oxygen delivery to the myocardium with coronary artery disease)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)Hyperthyroidism (over activity of the thyroid gland)Blood Bilirubin IncreasedPain
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)Chest PainMyocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)Ischaemic Cardiomyopathy (weakness in the muscle of the heart due to inadequate oxygen delivery to the myocardium with coronary artery disease)Anxiety
DiarrhoeaArthropathyAnaemia Haemolytic Autoimmune (condition in which the immune system attacks the red blood cells, resulting in fewer of these oxygen-transporting cells)Congestive Cardiomyopathy (weakening of heart muscle)Anaemia (lack of blood)Hypertension (high blood pressure)Neuropathy Peripheral (surface nerve damage)
Serotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)Back PainDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Atrial Flutter (an abnormal heart rhythm that occurs in the atria of the heart)Musculoskeletal Discomfort (discomfort in the body's muscles, joints, tendons, ligaments and nerves)Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)Pneumonia
Cardiac Failure CongestiveHypertension (high blood pressure)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)Back Pain
Erythema Multiforme (type of hypersensitivity reaction)Myocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)Gastric Haemorrhage (bleeding stomach)Spinal Column Stenosis (narrowing of spinal column)Dyspnoea Exertional (breathlessness or shortness of breath)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
Insomnia (sleeplessness)Gout (uric acid crystals building up in the body)Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)Myalgia (muscle pain)Myocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
HypersensitivityIschaemic Cardiomyopathy (weakness in the muscle of the heart due to inadequate oxygen delivery to the myocardium with coronary artery disease)Exostosis (formation of new bone on the surface of a bone)Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)Panic DisorderPain In ExtremityCerebrovascular 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)
Drug Administration ErrorHyperthyroidism (over activity of the thyroid gland)Hypercholesterolaemia (high levels of cholesterol in the blood)Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)Peptic Ulcer (stomach ulcer)Thyroid Disorder (thyroid diseases)Chest Pain
Headache (pain in head)Pain In ExtremityHypersensitivityCardiac Failure CongestivePalpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)Ventricular Fibrillation (abnormally irregular heart rhythm)Fall

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who have Acid Reflux
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