Broken neck

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What is broken neck?

A cervical fracture is commonly called a broken neck. There are seven cervical vertebrae (neck bones) in the human neck.

Common symptoms reported by people with broken neck

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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with broken neck

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
broken neck (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Topamax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

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

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
headaches nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
sexual dysfunction suicidal
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
neck movement dizziness (cervicogenic dizziness)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Knee brace)
Perceived effectiveness
for broken neck (1 evaluation)
Side effects
chafing sweaty body
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
broken neck (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Topamax)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with broken neck, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has broken neck on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 15
40s 26
50s 34
60s 29
70+ 7

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 58
Female 60

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