Idiopathic anaphylaxis

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What is idiopathic anaphylaxis?

Idiopathic anaphylaxis is a syndrome of anaphylaxis without any recognized external trigger. These patients present with the same symptoms as patients with other types of anaphylactic reaction. The attacks occur with variable frequency and can be life-threatening.

Common symptoms reported by people with idiopathic anaphylaxis

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 idiopathic anaphylaxis

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

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Zyrtec)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
idiopathic anaphylaxis (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Voltaren Gel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Other
How many have tried
1
Tried for
idiopathic anaphylaxis (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Talk therapy)
Type
Psychotherapy
How many have tried
1
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

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

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

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (3)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Celebrex)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
abdominal pain indigestion
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zyrtec)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
idiopathic anaphylaxis (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
bipolar depressive episodes excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
upset stomach
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
idiopathic anaphylaxis (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
bursitis in right hip tiredness increased
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Talk therapy)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 2
20s 3
30s 4
40s 6
50s 3
60s 5
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 5
30-39 years 2
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 1
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 4
Female 24

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 3

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