B complex vitamin vs. Lovaza: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study
We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of B complex vitamin and Lovaza. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 154,482 people who take B complex vitamin and Lovaza, 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.
154,482 people who take B complex vitamin and Lovaza are studied.
What is B complex vitamin?
B complex vitamin has active ingredients of folic acid. It is often used in fatigue. eHealthMe is studying from 534 B complex vitamin users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
What is Lovaza?
Lovaza has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. eHealthMe is studying from 16,913 Lovaza users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.
Number of reports submitted per year:
Drugs being compared in this study:
- B Complex Vitamin (folic acid)
- Lovaza (omega-3-acid ethyl esters)
Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:
Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:
B Complex Vitamin:
- not at all: 4.06 %
- somewhat: 22.04 %
- moderate: 34.92 %
- high: 28.8 %
- very high: 10.18 %
- not at all: 3.93 %
- somewhat: 23.3 %
- moderate: 31.68 %
- high: 28.8 %
- very high: 12.3 %
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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:
- B complex vitamin (13 reports)
- Lovaza (16,231 reports)
Common Lovaza side effects:
- Skin blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck): 1,063 reports
- Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,045 reports
- Pain: 929 reports
- Dizziness: 873 reports
- Diarrhea: 862 reports
- Drug ineffective: 841 reports
- Headache (pain in head): 826 reports
- Rashes (redness): 800 reports
Browse all side effects of Lovaza: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 folic acid and omega-3-acid ethyl esters (the active ingredients of B complex vitamin and Lovaza, 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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