Bowel Obstruction

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What is Bowel Obstruction?

Intestinal obstruction is a partial or complete blockage of the bowel that results in the failure of the intestinal contents to pass through.

What is it like to have Bowel Obstruction?

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 Bowel Obstruction and its symptoms?

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

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
How many evaluations
9
Treatment name(s)

(Acetaminophen cream, Alvedon, Atasol-500) 36 more
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Aplenzin, Budeprion SR, Budeprion XL) 12 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(AnalgiPlus, Citodon, Co-codamol) 26 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
How many evaluations
5
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Data from patients with Bowel Obstruction, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Bowel Obstruction

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

(Conzip, Dolol, Dolzam) 23 more
How many have tried
6
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Amineurin, Amitriptyline Troche, Anapsique) 10 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Heart palpitations then feel faint Tiredness
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Anexsia, Lorcet 10/650, Lorcet Plus) 13 more
How many have tried
4
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Addiction Drug abuse
How many evaluations
9
Treatment name(s)

(Acetaminophen cream, Alvedon, Atasol-500) 36 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Adco-alzam, Alprax, Alprazol) 15 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Aplenzin, Budeprion SR, Budeprion XL) 12 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Suicidal thoughts or urges
How many evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Sedation
How many evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(AnalgiPlus, Citodon, Co-codamol) 26 more
How many have tried
3
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
5
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Data from patients with Bowel Obstruction, 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 Bowel Obstruction on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 13
30s 18
40s 39
50s 32
60s 18
70+ 5

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

77% Females
23% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 13
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 6
40-49 years 8
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 4
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 61
Not Diagnosed 5

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