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

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

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

(Coumadin, Jantoven, Marevan) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (11)
Treatment name(s)

(Albyl, Albyl E, Arthritis Pain®) 35 more
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (5)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Esgic-Plus) 1 more
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
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)

(Arixtra)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (1)
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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You’ve tried this treatment.

Compare treatments for Factor V Leiden

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

(Coumadin, Jantoven, Marevan) 1 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Factor V Leiden (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Bruising Bleed easily
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (11)
Treatment name(s)

(Albyl, Albyl E, Arthritis Pain®) 35 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (5)
Treatment name(s)

(APO-Gabapentin, DOM-Gabapentin, Epleptin) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Extreme sedation
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Esgic-Plus) 1 more
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(APO Clonazepam, Clonex, Clonotril) 7 more
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation No sexual desire
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Arixtra)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Factor V Leiden (1)
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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You’ve tried this treatment.

  • 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 19
30s 35
40s 54
50s 36
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 14
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 139
Not Diagnosed 2

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