Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

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What is Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome?

Antiphospholipid syndrome, Hughes syndrome, or antiphospholipid antibody syndrome is a disorder that causes blood clots (thrombosis) to form in the arteries, veins, and vital organs.

Common symptoms reported by people with Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

Common symptoms
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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 Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome

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

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
10
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Treatment name(s)

(Coumadin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
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Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
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Treatment name(s)

(Lovenox)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Depressed mood (2) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Insomnia (1)

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

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Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Aspirin Low Dose)
Perceived effectiveness
for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Blood in vomit Stomach pain
Total evaluations
2
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Treatment name(s)

(Coumadin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Abdominal bloating Bleeding (hemorrhage) 8 more
Total evaluations
3
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Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Antiphospholipid Antibody Syndrome (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
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Treatment name(s)

(Lovenox)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Ataxia (lack of coordination) 3 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Hangover effect in morning
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Depressed mood (2) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Oxycodone IR)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Allergic reaction Itching all over 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (4)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Depressed mood Fatigue 2 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Anxious mood (3) Insomnia (1)
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  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 32
30s 112
40s 188
50s 158
60s 60
70+ 7
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 48
20-29 years 98
30-39 years 88
40-49 years 46
50-59 years 15
60-69 years 5
70+ years 1

Sex

Distribution of sex

91% Female
9% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 384
Not Diagnosed 15

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