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
27
Tried for
gastritis (27)
Treatment name(s)

(Nexium)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
25
Tried for
gastritis (25)
Treatment name(s)

(Zantac 150)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
19
Tried for
gastritis (19)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
13
Tried for
pain (11) anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Prilosec)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
gastritis (12) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
depressed mood (11) anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
anxious mood (10)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
pain (10)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
pain (8) gastritis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
pain (8)

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 (8 evaluations)
Side effects
abdominal cramps chronic diarrhea 8 more
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
gastritis (27)
Treatment name(s)

(Nexium)
Perceived effectiveness
for gastritis (14 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea abdominal bloating 14 more
Total evaluations
18
Tried for
gastritis (25)
Treatment name(s)

(Zantac 150)
Perceived effectiveness
for gastritis (7 evaluations)
Side effects
abdominal bloating
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
gastritis (19)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (9 evaluations)
Side effects
constant tiredness constipation 10 more
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
pain (11) anxious mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Prilosec)
Perceived effectiveness
for gastritis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
diarrhea withdrawal effects with missed dose
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
gastritis (12) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
abdominal cramps anxious mood 3 more
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
depressed mood (11) anxious mood (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (11 evaluations)
Side effects
bipolar depressive episodes dizziness 2 more
Total evaluations
13
Tried for
anxious mood (10)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
cold sweat dizziness and feeling faint 2 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (10)
Treatment name(s)

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (8) gastritis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
dizziness apathy 14 more
Total evaluations
11
Tried for
pain (8)
  • 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 111
30s 216
40s 182
50s 174
60s 87
70+ 22
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 92
20-29 years 90
30-39 years 64
40-49 years 57
50-59 years 23
60-69 years 9
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

74% Female
26% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 388
Not Diagnosed 52

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