Autoimmune disease undefined

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What is autoimmune disease undefined?

Autoimmune disease is when the body's immune system attacks the organs and body systems it was designed to protect. Undetermined autoimmune disease is generally the initial diagnosis given to the patient until the medical team can determine a more specific diagnosis.

Common symptoms reported by people with autoimmune disease undefined

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 autoimmune disease undefined

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

(Elavil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
7
Tried for
Pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
Pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Treatment name(s)

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
4
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Fatigue (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
3

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

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

(Elavil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (5 evaluations)
Side effects
Excessive daytime sleepiness (somnolence)
Total evaluations
5
Tried for
Insomnia (6) Pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Cold sweat Dizziness and feeling faint 1 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Advil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Burning in stomach Liver damage 1 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for autoimmune disease undefined (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Depressed mood Weight gain
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Nuvigil)
Perceived effectiveness
for Fatigue (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Elevated blood pressure Nausea
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
Fatigue (3)
Treatment name(s)

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for Depressed mood (3 evaluations)
Side effects
Shakiness
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
Depressed mood (3) Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for autoimmune disease undefined (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Skin sensitivity to sun (Photosensitivity)
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Vistaril)
Perceived effectiveness
for Insomnia (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
Insomnia (2) Anxious mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(CellCept)
Perceived effectiveness
for autoimmune disease undefined (4 evaluations)
Side effects
Diarrhea Alternating constipation and diarrhea 4 more
Total evaluations
5
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with autoimmune disease undefined, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has autoimmune disease undefined on PatientsLikeMe?


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 3
20s 28
30s 74
40s 128
50s 114
60s 71
70+ 12
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 40
20-29 years 38
30-39 years 60
40-49 years 40
50-59 years 16
60-69 years 10
70+ years 0

Sex

Distribution of sex

91% Female
9% Male

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 172
Not Diagnosed 77

These charts show data from autoimmune disease undefined patients who have completed their condition history
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