Undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis

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What is undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis?

Undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis does not conform to any of the recognized inflammatory arthritis type. It may include monoarthritis of a single joint; oligoarthritis, which is usually when four or fewer joints are involved; or polyarthritis, which usually involves many small joints.

Common symptoms reported by people with undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis

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, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people with undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
pain (7) depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
depressed mood (6) pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
5
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
5
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5

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

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness increased appetite
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (7) depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
food cravings increased anxiety 6 more
Total evaluations
6
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (8 evaluations)
Side effects
constant tiredness daytime sleepiness 4 more
Total evaluations
9
Tried for
depressed mood (6) pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
bipolar depressive episodes drowsiness 2 more
Total evaluations
8
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea rash or skin problems
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (7 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
7
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (5 evaluations)
Side effects
hair loss mouth sores (ulcers) 4 more
Total evaluations
5
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 35
30s 112
40s 281
50s 402
60s 299
70+ 124
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 60
20-29 years 110
30-39 years 174
40-49 years 186
50-59 years 84
60-69 years 20
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 161
Female 1095

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 733
Not Diagnosed 93

These charts show data from undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis patients who have completed their condition history
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