Autoimmune vasculitis

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What is autoimmune vasculitis?

Autoimmune vasculitis is characterized as an inflammation of the blood vessels. The vasculitis is "autoimmune", meaning, the immune system is attacking the normal tissues of the body and causing inflammation of blood vessels.

Common symptoms reported by people with autoimmune vasculitis

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 autoimmune vasculitis

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

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

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

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
autoimmune vasculitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
autoimmune vasculitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
autoimmune vasculitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
autoimmune vasculitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for autoimmune vasculitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
autoimmune vasculitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
tremor(s)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
autoimmune vasculitis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
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 autoimmune vasculitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has autoimmune vasculitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 4
30s 9
40s 9
50s 15
60s 4
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 3
50-59 years 7
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 41

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 27
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from autoimmune vasculitis patients who have completed their condition history
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