Spondyloarthropathy

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What is spondyloarthropathy?

Spondyloarthropathy or spondyloarthritis covers a group of closely related inflammatory diseases including arthritis of the spine (sacroiliitis or spondylitis) and peripheral joints; as well as inflammation in the area where ligaments and tendons attach to bones.

Common symptoms reported by people with spondyloarthropathy

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 spondyloarthropathy

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

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (3) Pain (1)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
2
Tried for
fatigue (1) spondyloarthropathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Enbrel SureClick)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2) spondyloarthropathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Orencia)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Humira)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (1)

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

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

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for spondyloarthropathy (5 evaluations)
Side effects
malaise pneumonia
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (4)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (3) Pain (1)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (1 evaluation)
Side effects
increased sex drive (libido)
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
fatigue (1) spondyloarthropathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for spondyloarthropathy (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Enbrel SureClick)
Perceived effectiveness
for spondyloarthropathy (2 evaluations)
Side effects
tiredness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
gastric ulcer gastritis
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2) spondyloarthropathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Orencia)
Perceived effectiveness
for spondyloarthropathy (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Humira)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
spondyloarthropathy (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 1
20s 10
30s 28
40s 57
50s 41
60s 21
70+ 1
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 17
20-29 years 26
30-39 years 17
40-49 years 15
50-59 years 5
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

81% Female
19% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 87
Not Diagnosed 11

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