Qnasl vs. Clarinex


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Qnasl and Clarinex. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 29,208 people who take Qnasl and Clarinex, 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.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

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 beclomethasone dipropionate and desloratadine (the active ingredients of Qnasl and Clarinex, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Qnasl?

Qnasl has active ingredients of beclomethasone dipropionate. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Qnasl 1,231 users)

What is Clarinex?

Clarinex has active ingredients of desloratadine. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from Clarinex 5,704 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, 20, 2019

29,208 people who take Qnasl and Clarinex are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Qnasl vs Clarinex drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Qnasl (beclomethasone dipropionate)
  • Clarinex (desloratadine)

Most common side effects:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  4. Pain
  5. Drug Ineffective
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Dizziness
  8. Anxiety
  9. Vomiting
  10. Depression
  1. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Cough
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  8. Pain
  9. Vomiting
  10. Diarrhoea

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

  1. Pain
  2. Anxiety
  3. Fall
  4. Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)
  5. Vomiting
  6. Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  7. Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  8. Ankle Fracture
  9. Facial Palsy (paralysis of face nerve)
  10. Depression
  1. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  2. Anxiety
  3. Headache (pain in head)
  4. Cough
  5. Drug Ineffective
  6. Condition
  7. Pain
  8. Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)
  9. Acute Respiratory Failure
  10. Pneumonia

Drug effectiveness:

  • not at all: 4.7 %
  • somewhat: 18.79 %
  • moderate: 40.27 %
  • high: 28.19 %
  • very high: 8.05 %
  • not at all: 4.23 %
  • somewhat: 23.78 %
  • moderate: 30.62 %
  • high: 30.62 %
  • very high: 10.75 %

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