Hypertriglyceridemia

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What is Hypertriglyceridemia?

Hypertriglyceridemia is a condition of elevated triglyceride concentration in the blood. An inherited form occurs in familial hyperlipoproteinemia IIb and hyperlipoproteinemia type IV; linked to higher risk of heart disease and arteriosclerosis.

What is it like to have Hypertriglyceridemia?

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 Hypertriglyceridemia and its symptoms?

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

(Dr. Mercola Krill Oil, EPA Ultra, Healthy Plus Omega-3) 9 more
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
14
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Antara, FenoSwiss, Fenobrat) 6 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
11
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Cyclobenzaprine, Amrix, Fexmid) 3 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Lopid, Minilip)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Atarax, Hydroxyz, Hydroxyzine Pamoate) 4 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
2
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Data from patients with Hypertriglyceridemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Hypertriglyceridemia

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

(Dr. Mercola Krill Oil, EPA Ultra, Healthy Plus Omega-3) 9 more
How many have tried
14
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Diarrhea intermittent
How many evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Antara, FenoSwiss, Fenobrat) 6 more
How many have tried
6
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Citalopram, Alcytan, Celexa) 15 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
11
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Feeling strange
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Constipation Nervousness
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Cyclobenzaprine, Amrix, Fexmid) 3 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Lopid, Minilip)
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Atarax, Hydroxyz, Hydroxyzine Pamoate) 4 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Dry mouth
How many evaluations
2
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Data from patients with Hypertriglyceridemia, 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 Hypertriglyceridemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 33
40s 61
50s 51
60s 23
70+ 3

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

64% Females
36% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 3
20-29 years 9
30-39 years 11
40-49 years 15
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 139
Not Diagnosed 4

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