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
41
Tried for
Bronchitis (41)
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Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
30
Tried for
Bronchitis (30)
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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)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
Insomnia (10) Pain (6)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
12
Tried for
Anxious mood (11) Insomnia (3)
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Treatment name(s)

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

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

(Delsym)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Bronchitis (10)
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Treatment name(s)

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

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

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 (22 evaluations)
Side effects
Loose stools Drowsiness 4 more
How many evaluations
26
Tried for
Bronchitis (41)
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Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchitis (10 evaluations)
Side effects
Itching all over Jittery feeling 2 more
How many evaluations
12
Tried for
Bronchitis (30)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea Chronic constipation 5 more
How many evaluations
7
Tried for
Pain (13)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (12 evaluations)
Side effects
Blurry vision Digestive disturbances 7 more
How many evaluations
14
Tried for
Insomnia (10) Pain (6)
1 more
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Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (9 evaluations)
Side effects
Body Aches Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
11
Tried for
Anxious mood (11) Insomnia (3)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (12 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Drowsiness 1 more
How many evaluations
12
Tried for
Pain (12)
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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 (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Delsym)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchitis (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Hallucinations
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Bronchitis (10)
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Treatment name(s)

(Lyrica)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (12 evaluations)
Side effects
Anxious mood Dry mouth 32 more
How many evaluations
12
Tried for
Pain (9)
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Treatment name(s)

(Xanax)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence) Depressed mood 1 more
How many evaluations
4
Tried for
Anxious mood (8) Insomnia (2)

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 3
20s 55
30s 109
40s 128
50s 154
60s 86
70+ 23

Sex

Distribution of sex

79% Female
21% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 104
20-29 years 55
30-39 years 34
40-49 years 45
50-59 years 18
60-69 years 10
70+ years 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 311
Not Diagnosed 27

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