Cholecystitis

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What is cholecystitis?

Cholecystitis refers to inflammation of the gallbladder, causing severe abdominal pain. A common outcome of this condition is the surgical removal of the gallbladder.

Common symptoms reported by people with cholecystitis

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 cholecystitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
20
Tried for
cholecystitis (20)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
fatigue (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4) cholecystitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (2) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
depressed mood (3)

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

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Perceived effectiveness
for cholecystitis (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Hospitalization abscess 8 more
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
cholecystitis (20)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (5 evaluations)
Side effects
hyperactivity
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
fatigue (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
burning sensation
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Abilify)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
depressed mood (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness constipation 5 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
pain (4) cholecystitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation nausea 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Chinese acupuncture and aravedic herbs)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (2) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
sleepiness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
acid reflux headaches 3 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (3)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 13
30s 34
40s 44
50s 56
60s 37
70+ 12

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 39
Female 164

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