Car accident

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What is car accident?

A car accident occurs when a vehicle collides with another vehicle, pedestrian, animal, road debris, or other stationary obstruction, such as a tree or utility pole. Traffic collisions may result in injury, death and/or property damage.

Common symptoms reported by people with car accident

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 car accident

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (6) car accident (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
depressed mood (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
depressed mood (4) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
depressed mood (4) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
anxious mood (3)

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

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

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
pain (6) car accident (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
chronic constipation irritable bowel syndrome
Total evaluations
8
Tried for
pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea dry mouth 2 more
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
depressed mood (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
daytime tiredness overwhelming fatigue
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
mood swings
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
depressed mood (4) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
memory and cognition problems
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
decreased appetite increased energy 2 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
depressed mood (4) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (6 evaluations)
Side effects
ringing in ears (tinnitus) tinnitus
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
depressed mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (8 evaluations)
Side effects
excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) sleepiness
Total evaluations
11
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 25
30s 70
40s 125
50s 112
60s 68
70+ 21
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 35
30-39 years 23
40-49 years 20
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 96
Female 329

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 159
Not Diagnosed 17

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