Agoraphobia

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What is Agoraphobia?

Agoraphobia is a fairly well-defined cluster of phobias embracing fears of leaving home, entering shops, crowds and public places, or travelling alone in trains, buses or planes.

What is it like to have Agoraphobia?

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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What do patients take to treat Agoraphobia and its symptoms?

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor, Effexor XR, Novo-Venlafaxine XR) 9 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
20
How many evaluations
14
Treatment name(s)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
14
How many evaluations
6
Treatment name(s)

(Altruline, Apo-Sertraline, Daxid) 11 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
14
How many evaluations
12
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(ADCO Mirteron, Avanza, Axit) 6 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
How many evaluations
8
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Trazodone, Deprax, Desyrel) 8 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
How many evaluations
8
Treatment name(s)

(Antenex, Atenex, Diastat) 6 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
How many evaluations
7
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Data from patients with Agoraphobia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Agoraphobia

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor, Effexor XR, Novo-Venlafaxine XR) 9 more
How many have tried
20
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Cold feet Drowsiness 19 more
How many evaluations
14
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
14
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Anger Anxious mood 1 more
How many evaluations
6
Treatment name(s)

(Altruline, Apo-Sertraline, Daxid) 11 more
How many have tried
14
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Blurry vision Chronic dehydration 14 more
How many evaluations
12
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
How many have tried
11
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Sedation
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(ADCO Mirteron, Avanza, Axit) 6 more
How many have tried
10
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Difficulty waking up Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 4 more
How many evaluations
8
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Trazodone, Deprax, Desyrel) 8 more
How many have tried
10
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Drowsy in a.m. Drugged feeling 3 more
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
How many have tried
9
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Constipation Drug dependence 4 more
How many evaluations
8
Treatment name(s)

(Antenex, Atenex, Diastat) 6 more
How many have tried
9
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Body tremor Drowsiness
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
How many have tried
8
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Aphasia Confusion 3 more
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
How many have tried
7
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Cognitive confusion with migraine Drug dependence 4 more
How many evaluations
7
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Data from patients with Agoraphobia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Agoraphobia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 7
20s 62
30s 97
40s 103
50s 59
60s 20
70+ 3

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

87% Females
13% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 96
20-29 years 66
30-39 years 54
40-49 years 32
50-59 years 9
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 254
Not Diagnosed 52

These charts show data from Agoraphobia patients who have completed their condition history
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