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, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) 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
8
Tried for
Pain (8) car accident (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Insomnia (8) Depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Pain (6) car accident (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
Depressed mood (6) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

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

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Insomnia (4) Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Depressed mood (5) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ambien)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Insomnia (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Anxious mood (1)

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 (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea Weight gain
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
Pain (8) car accident (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Desyrel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Insomnia (8) Depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Chronic constipation irritable bowel syndrome 1 more
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
Pain (6) car accident (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Difficulty urinating (dysuria) Mood swings
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Depressed mood (6) Anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Diarrhea Dry mouth 2 more
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
Depressed mood (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Daytime tiredness
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Acid reflux Dry mouth 4 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Insomnia (4) Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Effexor XR)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Decreased appetite 2 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
Depressed mood (5) Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ambien)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Waking up feeling like you never slept
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
Insomnia (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Lack of motivation Loss of short term memory 4 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Anxious mood (1)
  • 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 26
30s 72
40s 115
50s 102
60s 65
70+ 15
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 36
30-39 years 23
40-49 years 20
50-59 years 6
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

78% Female
22% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 153
Not Diagnosed 17

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