Cor pulmonale

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What is cor pulmonale?

Cor pulmonale is a condition characterized as right sided heart enlargement and failure. The right side of the heart is decreased in function. There is conflicting agreement within the medical field about the definition of cor pulmonale.

Common symptoms reported by people with cor pulmonale

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 cor pulmonale

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

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

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)

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

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

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
aggressive behavior constant tiredness 2 more
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 1
Female 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 1
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from cor pulmonale patients who have completed their condition history
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