5 htp vs. Fetzima: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of 5 htp and Fetzima. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 2,651 people who take 5 htp and Fetzima, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
2,651 people who take 5 htp and Fetzima are studied.
What is 5 htp?
5 htp has active ingredients of 5 - htp. It is often used in depression. eHealthMe is studying from 244 5 htp users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Fetzima?
Fetzima has active ingredients of levomilnacipran hydrochloride. It is often used in depression. eHealthMe is studying from 1,719 Fetzima users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- 5 Htp (5 - htp)
- Fetzima (levomilnacipran hydrochloride)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
- not at all: 8.54 %
- somewhat: 28.05 %
- moderate: 40.85 %
- high: 13.41 %
- very high: 9.15 %
- not at all: 9.88 %
- somewhat: 22.22 %
- moderate: 19.75 %
- high: 16.05 %
- very high: 32.1 %
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How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Alternative drugs to, pros and cons of:
Common Fetzima side effects:
- Drug ineffective: 197 reports
- Pain: 148 reports
- Nausea and vomiting: 131 reports
- Memory loss: 130 reports
- High blood pressure: 123 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 107 reports
- Depression: 106 reports
- Migraine (headache): 105 reports
Browse all side effects of Fetzima:a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
How the study uses the data?
The study is based on 5 - htp and levomilnacipran hydrochloride (the active ingredients of 5 htp and Fetzima, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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