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Review: could Crohn's disease cause Muscle pain?

Summary: Muscle pain could be caused by Crohn's disease, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Pain, and take Remicade.

We study 61,442 people who have Crohn's disease from FDA and social media. Among them, 745 have Muscle pain (Muscle aches). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (latest reports from 156,428 patients) is typically treated by Humira, Remicade, Pentasa, Azathioprine, Mercaptopurine, Prednisone.

Muscle pain

Muscle pain (muscle pain) (latest reports from 500,575 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, multiple sclerosis.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 61,437 people who have crohn's disease are studied. Among them, 745 (1.21%) have Muscle Pain. They amount to 0.15% of all the 500,167 people who have Muscle Pain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Muscle pain in crohn's disease reports

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

Muscle pain58.69%41.31%

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

Muscle pain0.00%0.51%6.63%19.39%25.77%18.88%19.52%9.44%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Muscle pain0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (116 people, 15.57%)
  2. Vomiting (61 people, 8.19%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (51 people, 6.85%)
  4. Depression (47 people, 6.31%)
  5. Vitamin supplementation (42 people, 5.64%)
  6. Prophylaxis (32 people, 4.30%)
  7. Insomnia (31 people, 4.16%)
  8. Anxiety (30 people, 4.03%)
  9. Hypertension (29 people, 3.89%)
  10. Back pain (20 people, 2.68%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Remicade (559 people, 75.03%)
  2. Humira (393 people, 52.75%)
  3. Pentasa (231 people, 31.01%)
  4. Prednisone (151 people, 20.27%)
  5. Azathioprine (137 people, 18.39%)
  6. Imuran (127 people, 17.05%)
  7. Asacol (109 people, 14.63%)
  8. Cipro (92 people, 12.35%)
  9. Prevacid (89 people, 11.95%)
  10. Mercaptopurine (83 people, 11.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Related condition

- Crohn's disease (60,257 reports)


Related symptom

- Muscle Pain


Related drugs

- Humira
- Remicade
- Pentasa
- Azathioprine
- Mercaptopurine
- Prednisone
- Imuran
- Asacol
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- Lialda
- Budesonide
- Apriso
- Asacol Hd
- Purinethol
- Bentyl
- Methotrexate Sodium
- Methotrexate
- Prevacid



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