Bronchiectasis

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What is Bronchiectasis?

Bronchiectasis is an obstructive lung disease that is characterized by localized, irreversible dilation of part of the bronchial tree resulting in an obstruction in the flow of air and impairment in a person's ability to clear lung secretions.

Common symptoms reported by people with Bronchiectasis

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

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Treatments taken by people with Bronchiectasis

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

(APO-Salvent CFC Free, Albuterol Inhaler, Albuterol Nebulizer) 9 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Atrovent, Atrovent HFA, Atrovent Nasal) 4 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Bramitob, TOBI, TOBI Podhaler) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Amoxil, Amoxin, Clearamox) 2 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Amox TR-K CLV, Amoxin Comp, Augmaxcil) 3 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans, BuTrans Transdermal Patch, Buprenex) 4 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Raniclor)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cipro, Cipro XR, Ciprobay XR) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Avamys, Flixonase Aqueous Spray, Flixotide) 8 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advair Diskus, Advair HFA, Foxair) 4 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)

Data from patients with Bronchiectasis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Bronchiectasis

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

(APO-Salvent CFC Free, Albuterol Inhaler, Albuterol Nebulizer) 9 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchiectasis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Atrovent, Atrovent HFA, Atrovent Nasal) 4 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Bramitob, TOBI, TOBI Podhaler) 1 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchiectasis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Amoxil, Amoxin, Clearamox) 2 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchiectasis (9 evaluations)
Side effects
Diarrhea
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Amox TR-K CLV, Amoxin Comp, Augmaxcil) 3 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchiectasis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Diarrhea
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans, BuTrans Transdermal Patch, Buprenex) 4 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Itching and rash from patch adhesive
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Raniclor)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchiectasis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Diarrhea
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cipro, Cipro XR, Ciprobay XR) 1 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchiectasis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Somnolence
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Avamys, Flixonase Aqueous Spray, Flixotide) 8 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advair Diskus, Advair HFA, Foxair) 4 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Bronchiectasis (2)

Data from patients with Bronchiectasis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Bronchiectasis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 13
30s 24
40s 24
50s 42
60s 28
70+ 18

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

75% Females
25% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 23
20-29 years 12
30-39 years 15
40-49 years 22
50-59 years 13
60-69 years 4
70+ years 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 109
Not Diagnosed 3

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