Accidental fall

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What is accidental fall?

A fall is an accidental event whereby a person unintentionally and without control moves to the ground. Injury can result from a fall.

Common symptoms reported by people with accidental fall

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 accidental fall

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

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

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

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
fatigue (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (2) accidental fall (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Symmetrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
fatigue (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)

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

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

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
anxious mood grogginess 2 more
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
pain (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
fatigue (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
brain fog dizziness 2 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (2) accidental fall (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Symmetrel)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (3 evaluations)
Side effects
dry mouth
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
fatigue (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
cognitive impairment crying easily 2 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans Transdermal Patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
dizziness with disorientation edema (fluid retention) 3 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
tinnitus
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 14
40s 39
50s 50
60s 58
70+ 22
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 4
20-29 years 10
30-39 years 8
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 13
60-69 years 7
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

77% Female
23% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 70
Not Diagnosed 24

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