Meloxicam Vs. Methotrexate Vs. Sulfasalazine Vs. Rifinah Vs. B6 for a female patient aged 42 - from FDA reports


This is a personalized comparison Meloxicam, Methotrexate, Sulfasalazine, Rifinah, B6 for a woman aged 42. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 17, 2019

25,916 females aged 42 (±5) who take Meloxicam, Methotrexate, Sulfasalazine, Rifinah, B6 are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Meloxicam, Methotrexate, Sulfasalazine, Rifinah, B6 for a female patient aged 42.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 42
  • Gender: female
  • Reason for the study: Arthritis

Drugs in this study:

  • Methotrexate (methotrexate sodium)
  • B6 (pyridoxine (vitamin b6))
  • Sulfasalazine (sulfasalazine)
  • Meloxicam (meloxicam)
  • Rifinah (isoniazid; rifampin)

eHealthMe real world results for females aged 42 (±5):

Comparison with the specified adverse outcomes:
Outcome and its % of total reports:

Weight Increased:
  • Meloxicam: 0.3 %
  • Methotrexate: 1.56 %
  • Sulfasalazine: 0.2 %
  • Rifinah: 0.0 %
  • B6: 0.1 %

Most common side effects:

Meloxicam:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Drug Ineffective
  5. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  6. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  7. Pain In Extremity
  8. Anxiety
  9. Dizziness
  10. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
Methotrexate:
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Injection Site Pain
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Pyrexia (fever)
  8. Pain In Extremity
  9. Injection Site Erythema (redness at injection site)
  10. Joint Swelling
Sulfasalazine:
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Condition
  3. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Pyrexia (fever)
  8. Joint Swelling
  9. Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  10. Rash
Rifinah:
  1. Pyrexia (fever)
  2. Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal)
  3. Cardiac Failure
  4. Ventricular Hypokinesia (muscle of one's heart does not contract as much as most peoples' hearts do)
  5. Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased
  6. Lymphadenopathy (disease or enlargement of lymph nodes)
  7. Drug Rash With Eosinophilia And Systemic Symptoms (adverse drug reactions with rash)
  8. Rash Maculo-Papular (red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps)
  9. Vomiting
  10. Vertigo
B6:
  1. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Headache (pain in head)
  5. Anxiety
  6. Pyrexia (fever)
  7. Back Pain
  8. Death
  9. Diarrhoea
  10. Arthralgia (joint pain)

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

Meloxicam:
  1. Anxiety
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Depression
  4. Mental Disorder (a psychological term for a mental or behavioural pattern or anomaly that causes distress or disability)
  5. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach)
  6. Hypertension (high blood pressure)
  7. Cholelithiasis (the presence or formation of gallstones in the gallbladder or bile ducts)
  8. Suicidal Ideation
  9. Aggression
  10. Drug-Induced Liver Injury (diseases of the liver that are caused by physician-prescribed medications)
Methotrexate:
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Condition
  6. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  7. Pneumonia
  8. Hepatic Enzyme Increased
  9. Drug Intolerance (drug sensitivity)
  10. Pyrexia (fever)
Sulfasalazine:
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Abdominal Discomfort
  3. Hepatic Enzyme Increased
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue)
  6. Swelling
  7. Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)
  8. Condition
  9. Glossodynia (a burning or painful sensation in the tongue)
  10. Pemphigus (any of several acute or chronic skin diseases characterized by groups of itching blisters)
Rifinah:

n/a

B6:
  1. Hydronephrosis (water inside the kidney)
  2. Calculus Ureteric (stone in ureter)
  3. Nephrolithiasis (calculi in the kidneys)
  4. Staphylococcal Sepsis (blood infection by an infection with staphylococcus bacteria)
  5. Blood Test
  6. Cytomegalovirus Test Positive
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Epistaxis (bleed from the nose)
  9. Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  10. Hypervitaminosis (taking too much vitamin a over a short period of time)

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