Uveitis

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What is Uveitis?

Uveitis is swelling and irritation of the uvea, the middle layer of the eye. Many times the cause is not known but in some cases it is due to infections or an underlying systemic condition.

Common symptoms reported by people with Uveitis

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, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with Uveitis

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

(Pred Forte)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Uveitis (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Fatigue (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (2) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Depressed mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Vicodin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Metoject)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Uveitis (2)

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

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Pred Forte)
Perceived effectiveness
for Uveitis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Bad taste in mouth
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Uveitis (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Adderall)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Fatigue (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (2) Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Stomach upset
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Loopy feeling Sleepiness
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness Dizziness
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Metoject)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Uveitis (2)

Data from patients with Uveitis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Uveitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 10
30s 23
40s 31
50s 34
60s 13
70+ 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

85% Female
15% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 10
20-29 years 23
30-39 years 16
40-49 years 12
50-59 years 12
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 85
Not Diagnosed 0

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