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A study for a 76-year old man who takes Dilaudid, Depakote

Summary: 1 male patient aged 76 (±5) who takes the same drugs is studied.

This is a personalized study for a 76 year old male patient who has Bladder Prolapse, Emphysema. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

 

 

 

What are the drugs

Dilaudid has active ingredients of hydromorphone hydrochloride. It is often used in pain. (latest outcomes from 10,264 Dilaudid users)

Depakote has active ingredients of divalproex sodium. It is often used in bipolar disorder. (latest outcomes from 30,936 Depakote users)

What are the conditions

Bladder prolapse (bulging of one or more of the pelvic organs into the vagina) (latest reports from 773 Bladder Prolapse patients)

Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs) can be treated by Spiriva, Advair Diskus 250/50, Symbicort, Albuterol. (latest reports from 11,360 Emphysema patients)

What is the symptom

Death (latest reports from 183,870 Death patients)

On Jan, 23, 2015: 1 male aged 71 (±5) who take Dilaudid, Depakote is studied

Dilaudid, Depakote outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 71

Gender: male

Conditions: Bladder Prolapse, Emphysema

Drugs taking:
- Dilaudid (hydromorphone hydrochloride)
- Depakote (divalproex sodium)

Comments from or about the patient: He had broken his arm three days earlier and was discharged from the ER unable to urinate. Dilaudid was given at this time and he died two days later.
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Death1 (100.00% of males aged 71 (±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
Death in Bladder Prolapse0 (0.00% of males aged 71 (±5) who have Bladder prolapse)
Death in Emphysema12 (1.80% of males aged 71 (±5) who have Emphysema)

(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
Death in Dilaudid61 (12.10% of males aged 71 (±5) who take Dilaudid)
Death in Depakote10 (1.65% of males aged 71 (±5) who take Depakote)

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/aDeath

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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