Chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy

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What is chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy?

Chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy is an insidiously progressive sensory or sensorimotor polyneuropathy (a neurological disorder that occurs when many peripheral nerves throughout the body malfunction simultaneously).

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy

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 chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy

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

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)

(R-lipoic Acid)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

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

(Abilify)
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) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Relafen)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1

Data from patients with chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy

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

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(R-lipoic Acid)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
dizziness with hypotension upon standing
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Relafen)
Perceived effectiveness
for chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy (1 evaluation)
Side effects
kidney problems
Total evaluations
1
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 4
40s 13
50s 30
60s 33
70+ 23
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 5
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 10
60-69 years 7
70+ years 1

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 36
Female 69

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 49
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from chronic idiopathic axonal polyneuropathy patients who have completed their condition history
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