Polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis

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What is polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis?

Polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis is a subtype of juvenile idiopathic arthritis (JIA) that is defined by the presence of more than four affected joints in the early stage of the disease. It is a progressive condition that is usually develops slowly.

Common symptoms reported by people with polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis

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 polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis

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

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Treatment name(s)

(Enbrel SureClick)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Humira Pen)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

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

(Celebrex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1) Pain (1)

Data from patients with polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis

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

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea Immune system weak 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Enbrel SureClick)
Perceived effectiveness
for polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsy in a.m. Weight gain
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Diarrhea Nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Humira Pen)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol with Codeine #3)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1) Pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 19
20s 23
30s 21
40s 8
50s 3
60s 3
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 53
20-29 years 2
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

80% Female
20% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 59
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from polyarticular onset juvenile arthritis patients who have completed their condition history
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