Vistaril vs. Lasix


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Vistaril and Lasix. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 369,568 people who take Vistaril and Lasix, 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 hydroxyzine hydrochloride and furosemide (the active ingredients of Vistaril and Lasix, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Vistaril?

Vistaril has active ingredients of hydroxyzine hydrochloride. It is often used in stress and anxiety. (latest outcomes from Vistaril 7,312 users)

What is Lasix?

Lasix has active ingredients of furosemide. It is often used in swelling. (latest outcomes from Lasix 160,654 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, 07, 2019

369,568 people who take Vistaril and Lasix are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Vistaril vs Lasix drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Vistaril (hydroxyzine hydrochloride)
  • Lasix (furosemide)

Most common side effects:

  1. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  3. Diarrhoea
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Pneumonia
  6. Cardiac Failure Congestive
  7. Pain
  8. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  9. Asthenia (weakness)
  10. Fall
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Pain
  5. Vomiting
  6. Headache (pain in head)
  7. Diarrhoea
  8. Pyrexia (fever)
  9. Drug Ineffective
  10. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)

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

  1. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  2. Gastrointestinal Haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood)
  5. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
  6. Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  7. Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
  8. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  9. Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)
  10. Fall
  1. Pain
  2. Headache (pain in head)
  3. Weight Increased
  4. Depression
  5. Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Suicidal Ideation
  8. Hypersensitivity
  9. Fall
  10. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)

Drug effectiveness:

  • not at all: 3.74 %
  • somewhat: 20.62 %
  • moderate: 36.85 %
  • high: 30.45 %
  • very high: 8.34 %
  • not at all: 7.03 %
  • somewhat: 31.68 %
  • moderate: 34.03 %
  • high: 19.62 %
  • very high: 7.64 %

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