Factor V Leiden

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What is Factor V Leiden?

Factor V Leiden thrombophilia is an inherited disorder of blood clotting. Factor V Leiden is the name of a specific gene mutation that results in thrombophilia, which is an increased tendency to form abnormal blood clots that can block blood vessels.

Common symptoms reported by people with Factor V Leiden

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Treatments taken by people with Factor V Leiden

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

(Coumadin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Fioricet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Lovenox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lunesta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Arixtra)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (1)

Data from patients with Factor V Leiden, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with Factor V Leiden

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

(Coumadin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Factor V Leiden (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Bruising Bleed easily
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (5)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Extreme sedation
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Imbalance when walking Somnolence 2 more
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Fioricet)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation No sexual desire
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lovenox)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lunesta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Arixtra)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (1)
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Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (1)

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

Who has Factor V Leiden on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 21
30s 35
40s 54
50s 37
60s 14
70+ 4

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

82% Females
18% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 15
20-29 years 27
30-39 years 23
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 140
Not Diagnosed 2

These charts show data from Factor V Leiden patients who have completed their condition history
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