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, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) 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)

(Coumadin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
factor V Leiden (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
factor V Leiden (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Anxious 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)

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

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)

(Coumadin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Bruising
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
factor V Leiden (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious 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)

(Lunesta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (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)
  • 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 20
30s 50
40s 73
50s 62
60s 31
70+ 8
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 18
20-29 years 34
30-39 years 29
40-49 years 15
50-59 years 11
60-69 years 4
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

84% Female
16% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 180
Not Diagnosed 4

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