Idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

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What is idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia?

Idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia is a rare form of an abnormal heart rhythm that is characterized by a fast irregular heart rate greater than 100 beats per minute with specific electrical activity [viewable on electrocardiogram (ECG or EKG)].

Common symptoms reported by people with idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

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 idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

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

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)

Data from patients with idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia

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

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
metallic taste in mouth
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 1
40s 1
50s 4
60s 3
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 1
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 11

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from idiopathic polymorphic ventricular tachycardia patients who have completed their condition history
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