Gastritis

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What is gastritis?

Gastritis is an inflammation of the lining of the stomach. It may be come on suddenly (acute gastritis) or may be a chronic inflammation that persists for a long time.

Common symptoms reported by people with gastritis

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 gastritis

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

(Protonix)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
22
Tried for
gastritis (22)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
19
Tried for
pain (17) anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Nexium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
17
Tried for
gastritis (17)
Treatment name(s)

(Ranitidine OTC)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
gastritis (11)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
depressed mood (8) anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Prilosec)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
gastritis (8) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Type
Other
How many have tried
6
Tried for
anxious mood (5) pain (4)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
anxious mood (6)

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

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

(Protonix)
Perceived effectiveness
for gastritis (9 evaluations)
Side effects
bacterial overgrowth syndrome chronic diarrhea 7 more
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
gastritis (22)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (11 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation drowsiness 24 more
Total evaluations
13
Tried for
pain (17) anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Nexium)
Perceived effectiveness
for gastritis (12 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea abdominal bloating 14 more
Total evaluations
14
Tried for
gastritis (17)
Treatment name(s)

(Ranitidine OTC)
Perceived effectiveness
for gastritis (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
gastritis (11)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
anxious mood
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
depressed mood (8) anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Prilosec)
Perceived effectiveness
for gastritis (3 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
gastritis (8) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
itchy skin
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
functional constipation
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (6)
Treatment name(s)

(Marijuana)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
confusion drug use disorder 3 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (5) pain (4)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (10 evaluations)
Side effects
bipolar depressive episodes dizziness 2 more
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
anxious mood (6)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 10
20s 110
30s 240
40s 215
50s 204
60s 105
70+ 29

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 246
Female 672

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