Bronchitis

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What is Bronchitis?

Bronchitis is defined as a lower respiratory tract infection, to distinguish this condition from common colds and other upper respiratory ailments. Bronchitis refers specifically to infections causing inflammation in the bronchial airways.

Common symptoms reported by people with Bronchitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people with Bronchitis

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

(Zithromax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
42
Tried for
Bronchitis (42)
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Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
32
Tried for
Bronchitis (32)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
13
Tried for
Pain (13)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Anxious mood (9) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Pain (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Delsym)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Bronchitis (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Anxious mood (8) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Pain (2)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Depressed mood (7) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Pain (8)

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

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

(Zithromax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchitis (20 evaluations)
Side effects
Loose stools Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
24
Tried for
Bronchitis (42)
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Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchitis (12 evaluations)
Side effects
Headaches Itching all over 3 more
How many evaluations
15
Tried for
Bronchitis (32)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (9 evaluations)
Side effects
Chronic constipation Cold sweat 6 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Pain (13)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Body Aches Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Anxious mood (9) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Delsym)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchitis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Hallucinations
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Bronchitis (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)
How many evaluations
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (8) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Digestive disturbances Drowsiness 7 more
How many evaluations
12
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Pain (2)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Depression with anxiety Headaches 2 more
How many evaluations
8
Tried for
Depressed mood (7) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Dizziness Fibro fog 2 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Pain (8)

Data from patients with Bronchitis, 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 Bronchitis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 5
20s 56
30s 102
40s 127
50s 128
60s 77
70+ 19

Sex

Distribution of sex

78% Female
22% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 94
20-29 years 54
30-39 years 33
40-49 years 43
50-59 years 18
60-69 years 9
70+ years 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 294
Not Diagnosed 28

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