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

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) regardless of condition.
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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)

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

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Depressed mood (2)
1 more
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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)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Anxious mood (7) Insomnia (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Levaquin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Bronchitis (8)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Insomnia (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 (17 evaluations)
Side effects
Loose stools Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
22
Tried for
Bronchitis (42)
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Treatment name(s)

(Albuterol Inhaler)
Perceived effectiveness
for Bronchitis (11 evaluations)
Side effects
Dry mouth Headaches 3 more
How many evaluations
14
Tried for
Bronchitis (32)
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Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Chronic constipation Cold sweat 5 more
How many evaluations
8
Tried for
Pain (13)
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Treatment name(s)

(Vicodin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (9 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Lack of motivation
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Pain (11)
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Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Digestive disturbances Drowsiness 5 more
How many evaluations
10
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Depressed mood (2)
1 more
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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)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (8 evaluations)
Side effects
Body Aches Drowsiness 3 more
How many evaluations
9
Tried for
Anxious mood (7) Insomnia (2)
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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 (8)
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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)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness
How many evaluations
5
Tried for
Insomnia (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 6
20s 54
30s 102
40s 123
50s 120
60s 66
70+ 17

Sex

Distribution of sex

78% Female
22% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 92
20-29 years 53
30-39 years 31
40-49 years 42
50-59 years 17
60-69 years 7
70+ years 2

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 285
Not Diagnosed 27

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