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Review: could Crohn's disease cause Ileus (Intestinal obstruction)?

We study 61,510 people who have Crohn's disease from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,340 have Ileus (Intestinal obstruction). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) (latest reports from 165,051 patients) can be treated by Humira, Remicade, Pentasa, Imuran, Prednisone, Mercaptopurine.

Ileus

Ileus (a painful obstruction of the ileum or other part of the intestine) (latest reports from 108,392 patients) has been reported by people with crohn's disease, acne, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 16, 2014: 61,502 people who have crohn's disease are studied. Among them, 1,340 (2.18%) have Ileus.

Trend of Ileus in crohn's disease reports

Gender of people who have crohn's disease and experienced Ileus * :

FemaleMale
Ileus62.61%37.39%

Age of people who have crohn's disease and experienced Ileus * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ileus0.00%0.12%5.84%15.29%24.34%24.99%16.46%13.02%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ileus0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Vitamin supplementation (171 people, 12.76%)
  2. Diarrhoea (161 people, 12.01%)
  3. Pain (160 people, 11.94%)
  4. Hypertension (158 people, 11.79%)
  5. Anxiety (140 people, 10.45%)
  6. Depression (129 people, 9.63%)
  7. Abdominal pain (113 people, 8.43%)
  8. Prophylaxis (108 people, 8.06%)
  9. Osteoporosis (102 people, 7.61%)
  10. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (90 people, 6.72%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (1,340 people, 100.00%)
  2. Remicade (648 people, 48.36%)
  3. Pentasa (434 people, 32.39%)
  4. Imuran (235 people, 17.54%)
  5. Azathioprine (216 people, 16.12%)
  6. Prednisone (202 people, 15.07%)
  7. Folic acid (186 people, 13.88%)
  8. Mesalamine (176 people, 13.13%)
  9. Methotrexate (153 people, 11.42%)
  10. Entocort ec (148 people, 11.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Crohn's Disease is also known as: Crohns, Crohns Disease, Granulomatous ileocolitis, Ileitis, Inflammatory bowel disease - Crohn's disease, Regional enteritis.

Ileus is also known as: Bowel obstruction, Intestinal obstruction, Intestinal volvulus, Paralytic ileus, Pseudo-obstruction - intestinal.

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