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Review: Proventil and Serevent

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Proventil and Serevent. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,362 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Proventil (latest outcomes from 8,326 users) has active ingredients of albuterol. It is often used in asthma.

Serevent (latest outcomes from 12,181 users) has active ingredients of salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 4,362 people who take Proventil, Serevent are studied

Proventil, Serevent outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Proventil (albuterol)
- Serevent (salmeterol xinafoate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Proventil is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(2 of 3 people)
(1 of 1 people)
(6 of 12 people)
Serevent is effective100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)
(3 of 5 people)
(3 of 3 people)
(2 of 2 people)
(1 of 5 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Drug IneffectiveDrug IneffectiveChronic Obstructive Pulmonary DiseaseAsthmaDyspnoeaAsthmaAnxietyDrug Ineffective
HaemoptysisAsthmaLacerationDyspnoeaDrug IneffectivePainPainDyspnoea
Myocardial InfarctionDrug Exposure During PregnancyBronchitis ChemicalStatus AsthmaticusAsthmaAnxietyThrombosisAsthma
CoughBlighted OvumDrug EruptionDrug IneffectiveLoss Of ConsciousnessLoss Of ConsciousnessGeneral Physical Health DeteriorationDyspnoea Nos
Cardiac Failure CongestivePharyngolaryngeal PainCardio-respiratory ArrestPainRespiratory ArrestDyspnoeaEmotional DistressFatigue
Confusional StateDizzinessJoint SwellingCardio-respiratory ArrestDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessComaDrug IneffectiveAsthma Aggravated
Renal FailureThroat IrritationHyperhidrosisHyperhidrosisBlood Cortisol DecreasedCyanosisDizzinessCough
DyspnoeaBlisterAcute Coronary SyndromePyrexiaStatus AsthmaticusDecreased AppetiteFearNausea
Pulmonary EmbolismMaternal Drugs Affecting FoetusFatigueWheezingCardiac ArrestVomitingDeep Vein ThrombosisChest Pain
AsthmaAdverse EventDyspnoeaAcute Respiratory FailureLung InfiltrationCoughChest DiscomfortCondition Aggravated

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Proventil is effective54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
(3 of 6 people)
Serevent is effective54.55%
(6 of 11 people)
(4 of 7 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Drug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
DyspnoeaDyspnoea Nos
Dyspnoea NosAsthma
Asthma AggravatedCough
Chest PainAsthma Aggravated
CoughCondition Aggravated
FatigueWeight Decreased
AnxietyChest Pain

Drug effectiveness by age :

Proventil is effectiven/an/an/a42.86%
(3 of 7 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(2 of 4 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(2 of 8 people)
Serevent is effectiven/an/an/a28.57%
(2 of 7 people)
(1 of 2 people)
(2 of 7 people)
(1 of 3 people)
(4 of 8 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

RestlessnessAsthmaAsthma AggravatedAsthma AggravatedNauseaDrug IneffectiveDrug IneffectiveDrug Ineffective
Alanine Aminotransferase IncreasedDyspnoea NosAsthmaAsthmaAsthma AggravatedDyspnoea NosAsthmaDyspnoea
Speech DisorderBronchospasm NosDyspnoea NosChurg Strauss SyndromeDyspnoea NosDyspnoeaFatigueDyspnoea Nos
Premature BabyAsthma AggravatedDrug IneffectiveCardiac Failure CongestiveDrug IneffectiveFatigueNauseaFatigue
NeutropeniaDyspnoeaCyanosis NosPyrexiaAsthmaAsthma AggravatedDyspnoea NosAsthma
Diarrhoea NosPulmonary HaemorrhageUpper Respiratory Tract Infection NosCoughPyrexiaAsthmaChest PainCough
Complications Of Maternal Exposure To Therapeutic DrugsVomitingPulse AbsentCondition AggravatedInsomniaChest PainCoughNausea
Maternal Drugs Affecting FoetusUrticaria NosDyspnoeaLung Infiltration NosCondition AggravatedArthralgiaDyspnoeaChest Pain
Lipase IncreasedDepressed Level Of ConsciousnessPneumonia NosDrug Exposure During PregnancyVomiting NosCoughAsthma AggravatedPneumonia
Pregnancy NosCoughSinusitis NosPeripheral Neuropathy NecFatigueHeadache NosAnxietyAtrial Fibrillation

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Proventil (albuterol) is often used to treat asthma. Serevent (salmeterol xinafoate) is often used to treat asthma. 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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