Zinc sulfate vs. Finacea


We compare the side effects and drug effectiveness of Zinc sulfate and Finacea. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 3,583 people who take Zinc sulfate and Finacea, and is updated regularly.

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How the study uses the data?

The study is based on zinc sulfate and azelaic acid (the active ingredients of Zinc sulfate and Finacea, respectively). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs or brand names) are also considered.

What is Zinc sulfate?

Zinc sulfate has active ingredients of zinc sulfate. It is often used in acne. Check the latest outcomes from 1,644 Zinc sulfate users, or browse all drugs.

What is Finacea?

Finacea has active ingredients of azelaic acid. It is often used in rosacea. Check the latest outcomes from 1,186 Finacea users, or browse all drugs.

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.

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On Feb, 11, 2019

3,583 people who take Zinc sulfate and Finacea are studied.

Number of reports submitted per year:

Zinc sulfate vs Finacea drug comparison reports.

Drugs in this study:

  • Zinc Sulfate (zinc sulfate)
  • Finacea (azelaic acid)

Most common side effects:

Zinc Sulfate:
  1. Erythema (redness of the skin)
  2. Drug Ineffective
  3. Burning Sensation
  4. Rash
  5. Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)
  6. Pain
  7. Dry Skin
  8. Skin Irritation
  9. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  10. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Pneumonia
  5. Pain
  6. Vomiting
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  8. Diarrhoea
  9. Pyrexia (fever)
  10. Anaemia (lack of blood)

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

Zinc Sulfate:
  1. Depression
  2. Anxiety
  3. Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  4. Erythema (redness of the skin)
  5. Bruxism (habitual grinding of the teeth, typically during sleep)
  6. Fibromyalgia (a long-term condition which causes pain all over the body)
  7. Disturbance In Attention
  8. Pathological Gambling
  9. Rash
  10. Weight Increased
  1. Drug Ineffective
  2. Condition
  3. Tendonitis (a condition that causes pain and swelling of tendons)
  4. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint)
  5. Melaena (the passage of black, tarry stools)
  6. Cholangitis Acute (rapid infection of bile duct)
  7. Cholangitis (infection of the bile duct)
  8. Cardiovascular Disorder (heart diseases)
  9. Pyrexia (fever)
  10. Dry Mouth

Drug effectiveness:

Zinc Sulfate:
  • not at all: 6.25 %
  • somewhat: 31.25 %
  • moderate: 6.25 %
  • high: 37.5 %
  • very high: 18.75 %
  • not at all: 9.6 %
  • somewhat: 28.0 %
  • moderate: 33.6 %
  • high: 19.2 %
  • very high: 9.6 %

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