Ventolin hfa vs. Serevent: side effect and effectiveness comparison - a phase IV clinical study

Summary:

We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Ventolin hfa and Serevent. The phase IV clinical study is created by eHealthMe based on reports (from sources including the FDA) of 174,222 people who take Ventolin hfa and Serevent, 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.



On Sep, 26, 2022

174,222 people who take Ventolin hfa and Serevent are studied.


What is Ventolin hfa?

Ventolin hfa has active ingredients of albuterol sulfate. It is often used in asthma. eHealthMe is studying from 36,492 Ventolin hfa users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Serevent?

Serevent has active ingredients of salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma. eHealthMe is studying from 15,291 Serevent users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Ventolin hfa vs Serevent drug comparison reports.

Drugs being compared in this study:

  • Serevent (salmeterol xinafoate)
  • Ventolin Hfa (albuterol sulfate)

Most common side effects of the drugs, overall:

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Most common side effects of the drugs, in long term (1+ years) use:

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Drug effectiveness:

Ventolin Hfa:
  • not at all: 2.04 %
  • somewhat: 16.97 %
  • moderate: 33.74 %
  • high: 31.16 %
  • very high: 16.09 %
Serevent:
  • not at all: 1.71 %
  • somewhat: 9.4 %
  • moderate: 23.08 %
  • high: 52.14 %
  • very high: 13.68 %

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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.



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Common Ventolin hfa side effects:

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on albuterol sulfate and salmeterol xinafoate (the active ingredients of Ventolin hfa and Serevent, 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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