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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.

What are the drugs

Bydureon (latest outcomes from 301 users) has active ingredients of exenatide synthetic. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.

Amitriptyline hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 7,123 users) has active ingredients of amitriptyline hydrochloride. It is often used in depression.

Simvastatin (latest outcomes from 80,790 users) has active ingredients of simvastatin. It is often used in high blood cholesterol.

Metformin (latest outcomes from 100,854 users) has active ingredients of metformin hydrochloride. It is often used in diabetes.

On Oct, 28, 2014: 39,330 female patients aged 56 who take the same 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 DecreasedHeadache (pain in head)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Diarrhoea
VomitingAnxietyHeadache (pain in head)Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
DiarrhoeaFallPainBlood Glucose Decreased
Headache (pain in head)Arthralgia (joint pain)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 IncreasedDepressionRhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
Weight DecreasedOsteonecrosis (death of bone)Myalgia (muscle pain)Lactic Acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)DepressionDiarrhoea
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)Headache (pain in head)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
DiarrhoeaTemporomandibular Joint Syndrome (pain at the temporomandibular joint due to various causes of increased muscle tension and spasm. it is believed that syndrome is a physical manifestation of psychological stress)Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Cardiac Failure Congestive
Decreased Appetite (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Arthralgia (joint pain)Anxiety
Blood Glucose DecreasedFatigue - Chronic (long feeling of tiredness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Pain
VomitingPeriodontitis (inflammation of the tissue around the teeth)Muscular Weakness (muscle weakness)Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)Cystitis-like SymptomHeadache (pain in head)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
Abdominal PainMenopause (end of monthly cycles in women)AsthmaPancreatitis Acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)

Drug effectiveness:

not at allsomewhatmoderatehighvery high
Bydureon0.00%13.11%29.51%44.26%13.11%
Amitriptyline Hydrochloride6.38%24.02%37.52%24.58%7.50%
Simvastatin1.66%16.83%33.93%36.83%10.76%
Metformin2.71%19.35%41.16%27.35%9.42%

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Drug effectiveness in real world:

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Side effects in real world:

On eHealthMe, Bydureon (exenatide synthetic) is often used to treat type 2 diabetes. Amitriptyline Hydrochloride (amitriptyline hydrochloride) is often used to treat depression. 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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