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
45
Tried for
Bronchitis (45)
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Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
33
Tried for
Bronchitis (33)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
11
Tried for
Pain (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Anxious mood (8) Insomnia (2)
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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)

(Levaquin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Bronchitis (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ambien)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Insomnia (9) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Anxious mood (8) Pain (1)

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 (18 evaluations)
Side effects
Loose stools Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
23
Tried for
Bronchitis (45)
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Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchitis (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Dry mouth Headaches 2 more
How many evaluations
13
Tried for
Bronchitis (33)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Cold sweat Dizziness and feeling faint 3 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Pain (12)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (17 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Lack of motivation
How many evaluations
17
Tried for
Pain (11)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Levaquin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchitis (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Arthralgia Dry mouth 2 more
How many evaluations
6
Tried for
Bronchitis (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ambien)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsy in a.m.
How many evaluations
8
Tried for
Insomnia (9) Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Digestive disturbances Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
8
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Depressed mood (2)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Anger and irritability between doses Ataxia (lack of coordination) 4 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Anxious mood (8) Pain (1)

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 6
20s 56
30s 95
40s 124
50s 118
60s 62
70+ 15

Gender

Distribution of females vs. males

78% Females
22% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 90
20-29 years 48
30-39 years 30
40-49 years 43
50-59 years 17
60-69 years 7
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 274
Not Diagnosed 28

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