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A study for a 65-year old man who takes VALIUM, LITHIUM, Claritin, REMERON, Aciphex

Summary: 263 male patients aged 65 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 65 year old male patient who has ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, ALLERGIES, GE reflux. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Valium has active ingredients of diazepam. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from 21,823 Valium users)

Claritin has active ingredients of loratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 24,197 Claritin users)

Remeron has active ingredients of mirtazapine. It is often used in depression. (latest outcomes from 12,846 Remeron users)

Aciphex has active ingredients of rabeprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 12,008 Aciphex users)

What are the conditions

Anxiety can be treated by Xanax, Klonopin, Clonazepam, Zoloft, Lexapro, Ativan. (latest reports from 212,462 Anxiety patients)

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

Allergies can be treated by Zyrtec, Singulair, Claritin, Benadryl, Allegra, Loratadine. (latest reports from 7,820 Allergies 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)

On Jan, 31, 2015: 263 males aged 65 (±5) who take VALIUM, LITHIUM, Claritin, REMERON, Aciphex are studied

VALIUM, LITHIUM, Claritin, REMERON, Aciphex outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 65

Gender: male

Conditions: ANXIETY, DEPRESSION, ALLERGIES, GE reflux

Drugs taking:
- VALIUM (diazepam): used for < 1 month
- LITHIUM (lithium citrate): used for 1 - 6 months
- Claritin - 10MG (loratadine): used for 1 - 2 years
- REMERON (mirtazapine): used for 6 - 12 months
- Aciphex (rabeprazole sodium): used for 6 - 12 months

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
Hallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus)Impaired Self-careDepressed Moodn/aNervousnessLoss Of Consciousnessn/aAnxiety
HostilityHostilityHypertensive CrisisHypersensitivitySerotonin Syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)Insomnia (sleeplessness)
AngerHypertensive CrisisHallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus)Osteomyelitis (infection of bone)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Vomiting
Hypertensive CrisisDepressed MoodInsomnia (sleeplessness)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Pain
Depressed MoodHallucination, Auditory (perceiving sounds without auditory stimulus)HostilitySpinal Disorder (disease of spine a back bone)Pneumonia Aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree)Weight Decreased
Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)AngerImpaired Self-careSleep DisorderHaemoglobin DecreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Blood Bilirubin IncreasedBlood Pressure IncreasedMental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)Diarrhoea
Impaired Self-carePyrexia (fever)Sudden Hearing LossGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)Asthenia (weakness)
Pneumonia Aspiration (bronchopneumonia that develops due to the entrance of foreign materials into the bronchial tree)Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)AngerErectile DysfunctionAnaemia (lack of blood)
Catheter Related ComplicationRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Acute Stress DisorderConstipationBack Pain

* 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 ALLERGIES
- support group for people who have ANXIETY
- support group for people who have DEPRESSION
- support group for people who have GE Reflux
- support group for people who take Aciphex
- support group for people who take Claritin
- support group for people who take REMERON
- support group for people who take VALIUM

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Does clonazapam cause tinnitus or ringing in the ears?
    Patient fell a year ago and injured her neck and broke a bone in her arm. Has had severe pain in her neck. Getting acupuncture frequently. Recently tried to change medication from Valium to Clonazepam, and developed severe tinnitus. She said she only missed two days of Valium. She also says she has skipped days without taking valium and never had a problem. She says Clonazepam caused the tinnitus. I can't find anything that states a side effect of clonazepam is tinnitus.
  • What should i expect taking zoloft and hydroxyzine? (1 answer)
    I take 25mg Zoloft for one more day and bump up to 50 mg. I also take 25mg Hydroxyzine Pamoate 3 times per day as needed. I've been on these for a week and feel worse than when I wasn't. My depressive state seems to be getting worse and the anxiety is through the roof. My home is where I felt OK but now I hate it. My skin is crawling and I feel like I want to tear it off and crawl out. Is this a normal side effect of these drugs? I am also diabetic and take several meds for that, don't know if that makes a difference.
  • Can i use a lidocaine patch for back pain if i am taking prograf for anti-rejection post lung transplant?
    Transplant was 6 years ago.
    Has suffered from PTLD on several occasions before.
    Recently hospitalized for Periodic Fever Syndrome.
    Received Interleukin 6 blocker last week and fevers have resolved, but back pain is still present
  • What are the effect of taking amatripline an premarin at the same time
    I am on amitriptyline. To help with depression an to help me sleep.do to pain from five surgery.I am on preparing an medroxyprogesterone for hot flashes I only take the medroxyprogesterone ten days a month.
  • I take klonopin and diltiazem (calcium channel blocker blood pressure medicine) and am concerned about side effects. my accupuncturist recommends the ashwagandha. anyone have any issues with this?
    I take these prescription medications but have been going to an accupuncturist since 2012. I have trouble sleeping at night without my clonazepam and take naps during the day and am having trouble losing weight. She thinks that my adrenal glands may be fatigued and told me to try something called Adrenal Response which contains Sensoril Ashwagandha. When I looked up Ashwaganda it said that it could interact with the Clonazepam or Klonopin and also with High blood pressure medication. I am a little concerned. I mentioned this to her and she said they both are metabolized by the liver and it should be ok to take it, just to take it an hour or more after I take the Clonazepam. Has anyone had any issues with interactions with their prescribed meds while taking Ashwagandha? I don't want to have to monitor my blood pressure because my blood pressure medication works good for me. Any help would be appreciated because I want to try it but I am a little scared too. Thanks, Crystal

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