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, insomnia, fatigue, and pain) 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)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
10
Tried for
Pain (10) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Insomnia (5) Pain (4)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Anxious mood (5) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Depressed mood (5) Insomnia (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (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)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Constipation Dizziness 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Pain (10) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Grogginess Swelling
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Insomnia (5) Pain (4)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Nausea Rash or skin problems
Total evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Cravings Increased anxiety 5 more
Total evaluations
3
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Drowsiness
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Mouth sores (ulcers) Fatigue 1 more
Total evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Bipolar depressive episodes Drowsiness 2 more
Total evaluations
11
Tried for
Anxious mood (5) Insomnia (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Voltaren Gel)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Deep itching Vertigo
Total evaluations
4
Treatment name(s)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Constant headaches Constant tiredness 3 more
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
Depressed mood (5) Insomnia (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Anxious mood
Total evaluations
6
Tried for
Pain (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 31
30s 100
40s 240
50s 334
60s 222
70+ 84
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 50
20-29 years 103
30-39 years 167
40-49 years 170
50-59 years 74
60-69 years 18
70+ years 2

Sex

Distribution of sex

87% Female
13% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 628
Not Diagnosed 88

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