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

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 Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome and its symptoms?

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

(Albyl, Albyl E, Arthritis Pain®) 35 more
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
12
How many evaluations
7
Treatment name(s)

(Coumadin, Jantoven, Marevan) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Lovenox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta, Cymgen, Yelate) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-hydroxyquine, Hydroxychlor, Oxiklorin) 2 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Meloxicam, Melox, Mobic) 6 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Endone, OxyIR, OxyNEO) 9 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
0
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Data from patients with Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

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

(Albyl, Albyl E, Arthritis Pain®) 35 more
How many have tried
12
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Blood in vomit Nausea 4 more
How many evaluations
7
Treatment name(s)

(Coumadin, Jantoven, Marevan) 1 more
How many have tried
10
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Bruise easily
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Lovenox)
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Thrombocytopenia (low platelet count)
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
How many have tried
5
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Dizziness Fainting 1 more
How many evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta, Cymgen, Yelate) 1 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Dizziness Heart palpitations 1 more
How many evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-hydroxyquine, Hydroxychlor, Oxiklorin) 2 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Lorazepam, Ativan, Ativan SL) 7 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Ataxia (lack of coordination) Dizziness 3 more
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Meloxicam, Melox, Mobic) 6 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Endone, OxyIR, OxyNEO) 9 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
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Data from patients with Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome, 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 Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 22
30s 64
40s 91
50s 60
60s 28
70+ 2

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

91% Females
9% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 24
20-29 years 66
30-39 years 50
40-49 years 25
50-59 years 9
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 224
Not Diagnosed 10

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