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

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 factor V Leiden

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

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
factor V Leiden (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Coumadin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
factor V Leiden (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Celexa)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
factor V Leiden (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Coumadin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
bruising
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
factor V Leiden (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol PM)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
diarrhea nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Pristiq)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lovenox)
Perceived effectiveness
for factor V Leiden (2 evaluations)
Side effects
bone pain fainting 2 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
factor V Leiden (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Hysingla ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Avonex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
visual hallucinations
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

Data from patients with factor V Leiden, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has factor V Leiden on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 21
30s 56
40s 75
50s 67
60s 36
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 35
30-39 years 29
40-49 years 15
50-59 years 12
60-69 years 4
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

85% Female
15% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 183
Not Diagnosed 4

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