Hypogammaglobulinemia

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What is Hypogammaglobulinemia?

Hypogammaglobulinemia is an immune disorder characterized by a reduction in all types of gamma globulins, including antibodies that help fight infection. It may be congenital (present at birth), related to medication; it may be due to a kidney or gastrointestinal condition, cancer or severe burns.

Common symptoms reported by people with Hypogammaglobulinemia

Common symptoms
How bad it is
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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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Treatments taken by people with Hypogammaglobulinemia

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

(Gammagard)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
13
Tried for
Hypogammaglobulinemia (13)
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Treatment name(s)

(Hizentra)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Hypogammaglobulinemia (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (2) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Migralex)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Hypogammaglobulinemia (1)

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

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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
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Treatment name(s)

(Gammagard)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hypogammaglobulinemia (9 evaluations)
Side effects
Headaches Bone Pain 16 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Hypogammaglobulinemia (13)
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Treatment name(s)

(Hizentra)
Perceived effectiveness
for Hypogammaglobulinemia (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Injection site welt Nausea sometimes 2 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Hypogammaglobulinemia (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (2) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Migralex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Hypogammaglobulinemia (1)

Data from patients with Hypogammaglobulinemia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Hypogammaglobulinemia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 21
20s 13
30s 19
40s 57
50s 63
60s 48
70+ 12

Sex

Distribution of sex

81% Female
19% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 38
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 16
40-49 years 20
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 3
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 135
Not Diagnosed 3

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