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What is Myocarditis?

Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle that is usually caused by viral, bacterial, or fungal infections that reach the heart. In addition to treating heart related symptoms, treatment is also focused on the underlying cause of the inflammation.

What is it like to have Myocarditis?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Lorazepam, Zaleplon
Meloxicam, Trigger Point Injections, Celecoxib
Risperidone, Citalopram, Duloxetine

What do patients take to treat Myocarditis and its symptoms?

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

(Acemin, Cipril, Prinivil, Zestril)


(Wockhardt Methylprednisolone, Urbason solubile, Advantan, Medrol)


(Enap, Pharmagenus, Vasotec)






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

Who has Myocarditis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 45 patients have this condition
  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 5 say Myocarditis is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 10
30s 8
40s 8
50s 8
60s 2
70+ 2


Distribution of females vs. males

57% Females
43% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 10
Not Diagnosed 1

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