Prevacid vs. Nexium 24hr

Summary

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Prevacid and Nexium 24hr. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 298,277 people who take Prevacid and Nexium 24hr, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

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How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on lansoprazole and esomeprazole magnesium (the active ingredients of Prevacid and Nexium 24hr, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Prevacid?

Prevacid has active ingredients of lansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prevacid 71,546 users)

What is Nexium 24hr?

Nexium 24hr has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 24hr 12,987 users)

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 23, 2019

298,277 people who take Prevacid and Nexium 24hr are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prevacid vs Nexium 24hr drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Prevacid (lansoprazole)
  • Nexium 24hr (esomeprazole magnesium)

Most common side effects:

Prevacid:
  1. Chronic Kidney Disease
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Drug Ineffective
  4. Pain
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Vomiting
  9. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  10. Headache (pain in head)
Nexium 24hr:
  1. Chronic Kidney Disease
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  5. Vomiting
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Pain
  8. Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
  9. Headache (pain in head)
  10. Pyrexia (fever)

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

Prevacid:
  1. Chronic Kidney Disease
  2. Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
  3. Death
  4. Tubulointerstitial Nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)
  5. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)
  6. Drug Ineffective
  7. Depression
  8. Fall
  9. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints)
  10. Dyspepsia (indigestion)
Nexium 24hr:
  1. Chronic Kidney Disease
  2. Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
  3. Death
  4. Tubulointerstitial Nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)
  5. Diarrhoea
  6. Renal Injury (kidney injury)
  7. Fall
  8. Depression
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Pain

Drug effectiveness:

Prevacid:
  • not at all: 1.77 %
  • somewhat: 11.51 %
  • moderate: 25.89 %
  • high: 37.9 %
  • very high: 22.92 %
Nexium 24hr:
  • not at all: 2.6 %
  • somewhat: 14.8 %
  • moderate: 27.68 %
  • high: 36.72 %
  • very high: 18.2 %

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