Multifocal motor neuropathy

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What is multifocal motor neuropathy?

Multifocal motor neuropathy is a progressive muscle disorder characterized by muscle weakness in the hands, with differences from one side of the body to the other in the specific muscles involved.

Common symptoms reported by people with multifocal motor neuropathy

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 multifocal motor neuropathy

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

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

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Symmetrel)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Subutex)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Rituxan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)

Data from patients with multifocal motor neuropathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with multifocal motor neuropathy

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

(Gammaglobulin (IVIg))
Perceived effectiveness
for multifocal motor neuropathy (6 evaluations)
Side effects
flu like symptoms headaches 3 more
Total evaluations
6
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Symmetrel)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with multifocal motor neuropathy, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has multifocal motor neuropathy on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 0
30s 14
40s 24
50s 29
60s 34
70+ 10
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 0
20-29 years 8
30-39 years 14
40-49 years 13
50-59 years 4
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

45% Female
55% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 46
Not Diagnosed 3

These charts show data from multifocal motor neuropathy patients who have completed their condition history
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