Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

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What is Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome?

Antiphospholipid syndrome, Hughes syndrome, or antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is a disorder that causes blood clots (thrombosis) to form in the arteries, veins, and vital organs.

What is it like to have Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Tramadol, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Lidocaine Transdermal
Amitriptyline, Promethazine, Hydroxyzine
Amphetamine-Dextroamphetamine, Modafinil, Escitalopram
Diazepam, Lorazepam, Clonazepam
Sertraline, Duloxetine, Escitalopram

What do patients take to treat Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Nicoumalone, Jantoven, Marevan, Coumadin)


(Fasprin, Albyl E, Asaflow, Arthritis Pain®)




These charts show data from Antiphospholipid syndrome patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 234 patients have this condition
  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 68 say Antiphospholipid syndrome is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 17
30s 63
40s 67
50s 50
60s 24
70+ 0


Distribution of females vs. males

92% Females
8% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 23
20-29 years 51
30-39 years 43
40-49 years 18
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 182
Not Diagnosed 8

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