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Bydureon vs Amitriptyline Hydrochloride vs Simvastatin vs Metformin, a side effect and effectiveness comparison for a female patient aged 57

This is personalized comparison of Bydureon vs Amitriptyline Hydrochloride vs Simvastatin vs Metformin for a female aged 57. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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On Apr, 9, 2014: 39,052 female patients aged 56 who take the drugs are studied in Bydureon vs Amitriptyline Hydrochloride vs Simvastatin vs Metformin

Information of patient in study:

GenderAgeReason for the drug
Female56Diabetes Mellitus

Drugs to compare:

DrugIngredientsCompany
Bydureon exenatide syntheticnot specified
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride amitriptyline hydrochloridenot specified
Simvastatin simvastatinnot specified
Metformin metformin hydrochloridenot specified

eHealthMe real world results:

For females aged 56 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:

(outcome and its % of total reports)

BydureonAmitriptyline HydrochlorideSimvastatinMetformin
None

Most common side effects:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
BydureonAmitriptyline HydrochlorideSimvastatinMetformin
Blood Glucose IncreasedNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Blood Glucose Increased
Weight DecreasedPainChest PainWeight Decreased
Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)DepressionMyalgia (muscle pain)Vomiting
Blood Glucose DecreasedAnxietyDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Diarrhoea
VomitingFallHeadache (pain in head)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
DiarrhoeaArthralgia (joint pain)PainBlood Glucose Decreased
Headache (pain in head)Headache (pain in head)DizzinessDizziness
DizzinessAsthenia (weakness)Asthenia (weakness)Headache (pain in head)
Injection Site BruisingPyrexia (fever)Arthralgia (joint pain)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use:

(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
BydureonAmitriptyline HydrochlorideSimvastatinMetformin
Blood Glucose IncreasedOsteonecrosis (death of bone)Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Weight DecreasedDepressionMyalgia (muscle pain)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Periodontitis (inflammation of the tissue around the teeth)DepressionDiarrhoea
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Cystitis-like SymptomFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
DiarrhoeaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)DiarrhoeaArthralgia (joint pain)Anxiety
Blood Glucose DecreasedOsteomyelitis (infection of bone)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
VomitingTooth LossMuscular Weakness (muscle weakness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)Scleroderma (hard skin)AsthmaFatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Abdominal PainRinging In The Ears (a ringing in the ears)Memory ImpairmentChest Pain

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Bydureon0.00%10.17%30.51%45.76%13.56%
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride7.10%23.38%36.12%25.47%7.93%
Simvastatin1.52%16.87%34.19%36.17%11.25%
Metformin2.91%19.39%40.86%27.29%9.56%

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Related topic: Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Bydureon, Diabetes Mellitus, Metformin, Simvastatin

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On eHealthMe, Bydureon (exenatide synthetic) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat migraine. Simvastatin (simvastatin) is often used to treat high blood cholesterol. Metformin (metformin hydrochloride) is often used to treat diabetes. 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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