Arava vs. Cimzia: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Arava and Cimzia. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 214,487 people who take Arava and Cimzia, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
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214,487 people who take Arava and Cimzia are studied.
What is Arava?
Arava has active ingredients of leflunomide. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 60,482 Arava users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Cimzia?
Cimzia has active ingredients of certolizumab pegol. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. eHealthMe is studying from 72,784 Cimzia users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- Arava (leflunomide)
- Cimzia (certolizumab pegol)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
- not at all: 6.33 %
- somewhat: 31.01 %
- moderate: 32.28 %
- high: 23.63 %
- very high: 6.75 %
- not at all: 9.39 %
- somewhat: 22.02 %
- moderate: 33.57 %
- high: 29.96 %
- very high: 5.05 %
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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 Arava side effects:
Common Cimzia side effects:
How the study uses the data?
The study is based on leflunomide and certolizumab pegol (the active ingredients of Arava and Cimzia, 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+ peer-reviewed 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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