Cyclic vomiting syndrome

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What is cyclic vomiting syndrome?

Cyclic vomiting syndrome is a disorder characterized by severe, discrete attacks of vomiting or sometimes only nausea that occur at varying intervals, with normal health between episodes.

Common symptoms reported by people with cyclic vomiting syndrome

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

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Treatments taken by people for cyclic vomiting syndrome

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

(Zofran)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
60
Tried for
cyclic vomiting syndrome (2)

Data from patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with cyclic vomiting syndrome

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

(Zofran)
Perceived effectiveness
for cyclic vomiting syndrome (2 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
cyclic vomiting syndrome (2)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with cyclic vomiting syndrome, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has cyclic vomiting syndrome on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 0 new patients joined this month
  • 81 say cyclic vomiting syndrome is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 21
30s 50
40s 37
50s 33
60s 13
70+ 3
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 24
20-29 years 17
30-39 years 18
40-49 years 10
50-59 years 2
60-69 years 2
70+ years 0

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 23
Female 136

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 67
Not Diagnosed 19

These charts show data from cyclic vomiting syndrome patients who have completed their condition history
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