Myocarditis

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What is Myocarditis?

Myocarditis is inflammation of the heart muscle that is usually caused by viral, bacterial, or fungal infections that reach the heart. In addition to treating heart related symptoms, treatment is also focused on the underlying cause of the inflammation.

Common symptoms reported by people with Myocarditis

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 Myocarditis

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

(Ativan)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Morphine Sulfate ER)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Water aerobics)
Type
Exercise
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

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

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

(Duragesic-50)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

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

(Zestril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Myocarditis (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
1
Tried for
Insomnia (1)

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

You’ve tried
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
How many evaluations
Tried for
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Treatment name(s)

(Ativan)
Perceived effectiveness
for Anxious mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Ataxia (lack of coordination) Dizziness 3 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Morphine Sulfate ER)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Constipation Slow speech (bradyarthria) 1 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (2)
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Treatment name(s)

(Water aerobics)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Fatigue (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Celexa)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Depressed mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Valium)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
Ataxia (lack of coordination) Drowsiness 1 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Anxious mood (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Sinequan)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Duragesic-50)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Dilaudid)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Drowsiness Dry mouth 1 more
How many evaluations
1
Tried for
Pain (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Zestril)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Myocarditis (1)
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Treatment name(s)

(Nature's Bounty Melatonin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
How many evaluations
0
Tried for
Insomnia (1)

Data from patients with Myocarditis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Who has Myocarditis on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 9
30s 9
40s 7
50s 14
60s 3
70+ 2

Sex

Distribution of sex

58% Female
42% Male
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 2
20-29 years 3
30-39 years 3
40-49 years 2
50-59 years 3
60-69 years 0
70+ years 0

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 14
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from Myocarditis patients who have completed their condition history
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