Undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis

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What is undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis?

Undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis does not conform to any of the recognized inflammatory arthritis type. It may include monoarthritis of a single joint; oligoarthritis, which is usually when four or fewer joints are involved; or polyarthritis, which usually involves many small joints.

Common symptoms reported by people with undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis

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 undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis

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

(Deltasone)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
8
Treatment name(s)

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

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Type
Other
How many have tried
6
Tried for
pain (5) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
6
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Trexall)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
5
Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen Prescription)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
5
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Type
Over the Counter Drug
How many have tried
4
Tried for
pain (4)

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

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

(Deltasone)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (4 evaluations)
Side effects
food cravings increased anxiety 7 more
Total evaluations
8
Treatment name(s)

(Ultram)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
constipation nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (7)
Treatment name(s)

(Cannabidiol CBD oil)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
nausea
Total evaluations
2
Tried for
pain (5) anxious mood (1)
1 more
Treatment name(s)

(Ibuprofen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (2 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
2
Treatment name(s)

(Neurontin)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (4 evaluations)
Side effects
drowsiness increased appetite
Total evaluations
3
Tried for
pain (5) depressed mood (1)
Treatment name(s)

(Plaquenil)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
rash or skin problems
Total evaluations
1
Treatment name(s)

(Mobic)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (8 evaluations)
Side effects
exploding headaches eye pressure 3 more
Total evaluations
8
Tried for
pain (5)
Treatment name(s)

(Trexall)
Perceived effectiveness
for undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis (5 evaluations)
Side effects
hair loss mouth sores (ulcers) 4 more
Total evaluations
5
Treatment name(s)

(Naproxen Prescription)
Perceived effectiveness
for pain (6 evaluations)
Side effects
Total evaluations
6
Treatment name(s)

(Tylenol)
Perceived effectiveness
No evaluations
Side effects
No evaluations
Total evaluations
0
Tried for
pain (4)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

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


Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 0
20s 38
30s 109
40s 296
50s 446
60s 393
70+ 174
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 63
20-29 years 118
30-39 years 183
40-49 years 191
50-59 years 94
60-69 years 26
70+ years 2

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 195
Female 1272

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 781
Not Diagnosed 99

These charts show data from undifferentiated inflammatory arthritis patients who have completed their condition history
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