Thoracic spondylosis

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What is thoracic spondylosis?

Thoracic Spondylosis is similar to spine arthritis. It is characterized by degenerative changes in the joints and discs of the vertebrae. Common symptoms may include back stiffness and muscle weakness.

Common symptoms reported by people with thoracic spondylosis

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 thoracic spondylosis

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Percocet)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
decreased appetite itching 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Mylan-Baclofen)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(BuTrans patch)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
allergic reaction to patch adhesive
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
thirst
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
insomnia
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 0
30s 2
40s 13
50s 10
60s 5
70+ 0
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 4
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 30

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 0

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