Ibu vs. Kineret


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Ibu and Kineret. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 179,763 people who take Ibu and Kineret, 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 ibuprofen and anakinra (the active ingredients of Ibu and Kineret, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Ibu?

Ibu has active ingredients of ibuprofen. It is often used in headache. (latest outcomes from Ibu 107,725 users)

What is Kineret?

Kineret has active ingredients of anakinra. It is often used in rheumatoid arthritis. (latest outcomes from Kineret 2,810 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, 14, 2019

179,763 people who take Ibu and Kineret are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Ibu vs Kineret drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Kineret (anakinra)
  • Ibu (ibuprofen)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects:

  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Injection Site Reaction
  3. Pyrexia (fever)
  4. Injection Site Pain
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  6. Rash
  7. Arthralgia (joint pain)
  8. Condition
  9. Injection Site Erythema (redness at injection site)
  10. Vomiting
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Pain
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Vomiting
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  6. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  7. Anxiety
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Dizziness
  10. Pyrexia (fever)

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

  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Drug Intolerance (drug sensitivity)
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  5. Vomiting
  6. Condition
  7. Histiocytosis Haematophagic
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Rash
  10. Dizziness
  1. Pain
  2. Anxiety
  3. Pulmonary Embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  4. Emotional Distress
  5. Depression
  6. Injury
  7. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  8. Deep Vein Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  9. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  10. Chest Pain

Drug effectiveness:

  • not at all: 15.38 %
  • somewhat: 0 %
  • moderate: 15.38 %
  • high: 23.08 %
  • very high: 46.15 %
  • not at all: 2.93 %
  • somewhat: 25.32 %
  • moderate: 38.57 %
  • high: 25.54 %
  • very high: 7.63 %

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