Coronavirus

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By sharing your stories and data, you will:
  • help each other live better and uncover the best ways to manage your health today
  • help researchers shorten the path to new treatments tomorrow

How much good can your data do? A whole lot, as co-founder Jamie Heywood explains in this video.

What is coronavirus?

Coronaviruses are types of viruses that can infection humans and animals. Five coronaviruses can infect humans and typically cause mild to moderate upper respiratory illness. Many people will have a mild infection although coronaviruses can also cause severe infections, such as SARS and MERS.

Common symptoms reported by people with coronavirus

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 coronavirus

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
coronavirus (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Mobility scooter)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
Type
Procedures
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for coronavirus (1 evaluation)
Side effects
diarrhea nausea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
coronavirus (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
tiredness
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Fetzima)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobility scooter)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(TENS Transcutaneous Electrical Nerve Stimulation)
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 coronavirus, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has coronavirus on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 1
50s 0
60s 0
70+ 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 0
Female 2

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