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A study for a 61-year old woman who takes Zetia, Zantac, Prozac

Summary: 4 female patients aged 61 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 61 year old female patient who has High blood cholesterol, GE reflux, Depression. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Zetia has active ingredients of ezetimibe. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 24,978 Zetia users)

Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,533 Zantac users)

Prozac has active ingredients of fluoxetine hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 42,306 Prozac users)

What are the conditions

High blood cholesterol can be treated by Lipitor, Simvastatin, Crestor, Pravastatin Sodium, Zocor, Atorvastatin Calcium. (latest reports from 171,569 High Blood Cholesterol patients)

Ge reflux (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus) can be treated by Nexium, Omeprazole, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Pantoprazole. (latest reports from 597 Ge Reflux patients)

Depression can be treated by Zoloft, Cymbalta, Prozac, Lexapro, Wellbutrin Xl, Celexa. (latest reports from 276,944 Depression patients)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 4 females aged 61 (±5) who take Zetia, Zantac, Prozac are studied

Zetia, Zantac, Prozac outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 61

Gender: female

Conditions: High blood cholesterol, GE reflux, Depression

Drugs taking:
- Zetia (ezetimibe): used for 1 - 2 years
- Zantac (ranitidine hydrochloride): used for 1 - 2 years
- Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride): used for 10+ years

eHealthMe real world results:

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
n/an/an/an/an/an/an/aRenal Cancer (cancer of kidney)
Cardiac Disorder
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)
Dizziness
Stent Placement

* 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 Depression
- support group for people who have GE Reflux
- support group for people who have High Blood Cholesterol
- support group for people who take Prozac
- support group for people who take Zantac
- support group for people who take Zetia

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