Chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

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What is chronic eosinophilic pneumonia?

Eosinophilic pneumonia (EP) is a disease in which a certain type of white blood cell called an eosinophil accumulates in the lung. These cells cause disruption of the normal air spaces (alveoli) where oxygen is extracted from the atmosphere.

Common symptoms reported by people with chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

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 chronic eosinophilic pneumonia

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

(Zithromax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Robaxin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Solu-Medrol Infusion)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)

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

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

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

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

(Solu-Medrol Infusion)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

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

(Lyrica)
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 chronic eosinophilic pneumonia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has chronic eosinophilic pneumonia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 3
40s 2
50s 6
60s 7
70+ 2
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 1
20-29 years 1
30-39 years 1
40-49 years 0
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 1
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

76% Female
24% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 11
Not Diagnosed 0

These charts show data from chronic eosinophilic pneumonia patients who have completed their condition history
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