Progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis

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What is progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis?

Progressive Familial Intrahepatic Cholestasis (PFIC) is a rare genetic disorder that affects the liver. Due to specific genetic mutations patients with PFIC cannot properly transport bile out of their liver cells, leading to liver damage. There are 3 types of PFIC identified by the genetic mutation.

Common symptoms reported by people with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis

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 progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis

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

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

Data from patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis

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

(Wellbutrin XL)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
diarrhea
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (1)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis, who reported starting treatments within the last 5 years.
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Who has progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis on PatientsLikeMe?


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

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 5
Female 4

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 3
Not Diagnosed 1

These charts show data from progressive familial intrahepatic cholestasis patients who have completed their condition history
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