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.

What is it like to have Factor V Leiden?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Morphine, Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Tramadol
Melatonin, Eszopiclone, Trazodone
Rest, Sodium Oxybate, Modafinil
Bupropion, Selegiline, Venlafaxine
Sertraline, Clonazepam, Escitalopram

What do patients take to treat Factor V Leiden and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Nicoumalone, Jantoven, Marevan, Coumadin)


These charts show data from Factor V Leiden patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Factor V Leiden on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 144 patients have this condition
  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 41 say Factor V Leiden is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 16
30s 27
40s 53
50s 28
60s 8
70+ 3


Distribution of females vs. males

79% Females
21% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 14
20-29 years 23
30-39 years 21
40-49 years 8
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 116
Not Diagnosed 2

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