Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

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What is hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy?

Hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy is a condition that affects a portion of the heart, causing the heart muscle to thicken and enlarge, without any obvious cause.

Common symptoms reported by people with hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

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 hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy

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

(Metoprolol Tartrate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(DHEA cream)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Paxil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Low Dose Naltrexone (LDN))
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Paxil)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 5
40s 9
50s 13
60s 17
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 6
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 4
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

63% Female
37% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 23
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from hypertrophic obstructive cardiomyopathy patients who have completed their condition history
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