Pseudocholinesterase deficiency

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What is pseudocholinesterase deficiency?

Pseudocholinesterase deficiency is an inherited enzyme abnormality that results in sensitivity to certain anesthesia meds, e.g. muscle relaxant drugs.

Common symptoms reported by people with pseudocholinesterase deficiency

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 pseudocholinesterase deficiency

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

(BuTrans patch)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Nucynta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with pseudocholinesterase deficiency, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with pseudocholinesterase deficiency

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

(BuTrans patch)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Morphine ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
abdominal pain breathing difficulty 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nucynta)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
cold sweat dizziness and feeling faint 1 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 2
40s 2
50s 2
60s 0
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 0
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 2
Female 4

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from pseudocholinesterase deficiency patients who have completed their condition history
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