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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.

What is it like to have Bronchitis?

Common symptoms How bad it is What people are taking for it
Zolpidem, Trazodone, Amitriptyline
Rest, Modafinil, Handicap/Disability Parking Permit
Clonazepam, Lorazepam, Diazepam
Hydrocodone-Acetaminophen, Ibuprofen, Tramadol
Duloxetine, Citalopram, Fluoxetine

What do patients take to treat Bronchitis and its symptoms?

Treatments reported by members Perceived effectiveness Overall rating of side effects # of Evaluations

(Teva Azithromycin, AzaSite, Zithromax Z-Pak, Azithromycin 5 Day Dose Pack)


(Asthavent, Respigen, Albuterol Nebulizer, Ventolin Accuhaler)


(Bisoltussin, Silomat DMP, Bisolvan Dry, Vick's Custom Care Formula 44 Dryg Cough Suppressant)


These charts show data from Bronchitis patients’ latest treatment evaluations
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Bronchitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 474 patients have this condition
  • 3 new patients joined this month
  • 117 say Bronchitis is their primary condition

Age Proportion # of patients
<20 11
20s 62
30s 91
40s 115
50s 96
60s 51
70+ 11


Distribution of females vs. males

77% Females
23% Males
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 83
20-29 years 41
30-39 years 30
40-49 years 40
50-59 years 13
60-69 years 6
70+ years 1

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 252
Not Diagnosed 25

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