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)

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
9
Tried for
pain (8) depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
anxious mood (7)
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)

(Cymbalta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
6
Tried for
depressed mood (6) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

(Naprosyn)
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)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (3 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation dizziness 1 more
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (10)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (5 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness increased appetite
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (8) depressed mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Klonopin)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (8 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness bipolar depressive episodes 2 more
Total evaluations
10
Tried for
anxious mood (7)
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)

(Cymbalta)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (7 evaluations)
Side effects
constant tiredness daytime sleepiness 4 more
Total evaluations
8
Tried for
depressed mood (6) pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Apo-Methotrexate)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (5 evaluations)
Side effects
mouth sores (ulcers) fatigue 2 more
Total evaluations
7
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
better sleep sleepiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
anxious mood (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Naprosyn)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
stomach irritation
Total evaluations
7
  • 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 1
20s 37
30s 108
40s 271
50s 381
60s 244
70+ 104
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 57
20-29 years 107
30-39 years 171
40-49 years 176
50-59 years 79
60-69 years 18
70+ years 3

Sex

Distribution of sex

87% Female
13% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 654
Not Diagnosed 92

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