Psoriatic Arthritis

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What is Psoriatic Arthritis?

Psoriatic arthritis is a type of inflammatory arthritis associated with psoriasis of the skin and nails. Psoriatic arthritis is a seronegative spondyloarthropathy.

Common symptoms reported by people with Psoriatic Arthritis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
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Treatments taken by people with Psoriatic Arthritis

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

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
55
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (55)
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Treatment name(s)

(Enbrel SureClick)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
46
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (46)
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Treatment name(s)

(Humira Pen)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
33
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (33)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
26
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (25) Pain (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen 500)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
23
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (22) Pain (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Otezla)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
19
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (19)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
19
Tried for
Pain (18) Psoriatic Arthritis (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Salazopyrin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
18
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (18)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
15
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (14) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Depressed mood (7) Pain (2)
2 more

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

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
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Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psoriatic Arthritis (34 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea Fatigue 29 more
How many evaluations
35
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (55)
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Treatment name(s)

(Enbrel SureClick)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psoriatic Arthritis (32 evaluations)
Side effects
Injection site reaction Bruising 18 more
How many evaluations
32
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (46)
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Treatment name(s)

(Humira Pen)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psoriatic Arthritis (19 evaluations)
Side effects
Headaches Burning Pain 15 more
How many evaluations
20
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (33)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psoriatic Arthritis (9 evaluations)
Side effects
Stomach pain Heartburn 2 more
How many evaluations
13
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (25) Pain (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen 500)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psoriatic Arthritis (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Chronic Kidney Disease Constipation
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (22) Pain (7)
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Treatment name(s)

(Otezla)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psoriatic Arthritis (14 evaluations)
Side effects
Diarrhea Nausea 8 more
How many evaluations
14
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (19)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Alternating constipation and diarrhea None
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Pain (18) Psoriatic Arthritis (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Salazopyrin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psoriatic Arthritis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Headaches
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (18)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Psoriatic Arthritis (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Upset stomach
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Psoriatic Arthritis (14) Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea Sex drive (libido) decreased 16 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Depressed mood (7) Pain (2)
2 more

Data from patients with Psoriatic Arthritis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
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  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Psoriatic Arthritis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 6
20s 57
30s 227
40s 506
50s 605
60s 306
70+ 82

Sex

Distribution of sex

79% Female
21% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 137
20-29 years 214
30-39 years 303
40-49 years 267
50-59 years 121
60-69 years 22
70+ years 7

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1,258
Not Diagnosed 78

These charts show data from Psoriatic Arthritis patients who have completed their condition history
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