Broken wrist

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What is broken wrist?

A broken wrist is the most frequently broken bone in the arm. The wrist is the area between the base of the hand and the forearm.

Common symptoms reported by people with broken wrist

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 broken wrist

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

(Norco)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (4) broken wrist (1)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Surgery
How many have tried
4
Tried for
broken wrist (4)
Treatment name(s)
Type
Equipment
How many have tried
3
Tried for
broken wrist (3)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
anxious mood (2) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Ritalin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Centrum Multivitamin)
Type
Supplement
How many have tried
2
Tried for
fatigue (2) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Nucynta)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
2
Tried for
pain (2)

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

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

(Norco)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation difficulty sleeping 4 more
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
pain (4) broken wrist (1)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
broken wrist (4)
Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
for broken wrist (2 evaluations)
Side effects
difficulty staying asleep joint pain 1 more
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
broken wrist (3)
Treatment name(s)

(BuSpar)
Perceived effectiveness
for anxious mood (4 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea sleepiness
Total evaluations
4
Tried for
anxious mood (2) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

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

(Ritalin)
Perceived effectiveness
for fatigue (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (1) fatigue (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Remeron)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (2 evaluations)
Side effects
irritability
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

(Centrum Multivitamin)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
fatigue (2) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Zoloft)
Perceived effectiveness
for depressed mood (1 evaluation)
Side effects
need for nap
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
depressed mood (2)
Treatment name(s)

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

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 6
30s 18
40s 23
50s 32
60s 44
70+ 13

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 34
Female 100

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