Bladder infection (infective cystitis)

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What is bladder infection (infective cystitis)?

Bladder infections, also known as infective cystitis, is the inflammation of the bladder due to infection from bacterial, fungal or viral causes.

Common symptoms reported by people with bladder infection (infective cystitis)

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 bladder infection (infective cystitis)

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)

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

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

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

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Complementary and Alternative Medicine
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)

Data from patients with bladder infection (infective cystitis), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with bladder infection (infective cystitis)

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

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness grogginess in morning 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Cannabidiol/Tetrahydrocannabinol Balanced Mixture)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
neuropathy in feet
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with bladder infection (infective cystitis), who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has bladder infection (infective cystitis) on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 2
30s 6
40s 6
50s 12
60s 8
70+ 6

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 3
Female 36

These charts show data from bladder infection (infective cystitis) patients who have completed their condition history
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