Paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia

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What is paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia?

Paroxysmal exertion-induced dyskinesia, a relatively rare form of paroxysmal dyskinesia has been described as episodes that are induced by prolonged exertion. Paroxysmal dyskinesia is sudden, transient attacks of abnormal movements involving muscle groups of the arms, legs, trunk, face, and/or neck.

Common symptoms reported by people with paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia

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 paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia

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

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

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(MS Contin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)

Data from patients with paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia

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

(Luvox)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

(MS Contin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 1
40s 1
50s 1
60s 4
70+ 4
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 0
30-39 years 0
40-49 years 1
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

50% Female
50% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 5
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from paroxysmal exertion induced dyskinesia patients who have completed their condition history
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