Ectopic pregnancy

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What is ectopic pregnancy?

An ectopic pregnancy is a pregnancy that is growing outside of the uterus when the fertilized egg attaches itself in a place other than inside the uterus. Almost all ectopic pregnancies occur in a fallopian tube, and are thus sometimes called tubal pregnancies.

Common symptoms reported by people with ectopic pregnancy

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 ectopic pregnancy

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

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

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

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

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

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

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

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

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

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
weight gain
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
drowsiness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Flexeril)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Prozac)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
withdrawal effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 15
40s 25
50s 18
60s 8
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 19
30-39 years 10
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 71

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 39
Not Diagnosed 1

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