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Review: could Crohn's disease cause Pancreatitis?

We study 61,510 people who have Crohn's disease from FDA and social media. Among them, 323 have Pancreatitis. 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.

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 197,594 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.

On Sep, 24, 2014: 61,506 people who have crohn's disease are studied. Among them, 323 (0.53%) have Pancreatitis.

Trend of Pancreatitis in crohn's disease reports

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

FemaleMale
Pancreatitis52.09%47.91%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis0.00%4.09%17.90%21.99%17.14%15.09%16.62%7.42%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pancreatitis33.33%0.00%66.67%0.00%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Abdominal pain (18 people, 5.57%)
  2. Pain (15 people, 4.64%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 4.33%)
  4. Headache (14 people, 4.33%)
  5. Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 4.02%)
  6. Acne (13 people, 4.02%)
  7. Vitamin supplementation (11 people, 3.41%)
  8. Hypertension (11 people, 3.41%)
  9. Diarrhoea (10 people, 3.10%)
  10. Dyspepsia (9 people, 2.79%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Remicade (226 people, 69.97%)
  2. Humira (128 people, 39.63%)
  3. Azathioprine (74 people, 22.91%)
  4. Imuran (69 people, 21.36%)
  5. Prednisone (53 people, 16.41%)
  6. Mercaptopurine (49 people, 15.17%)
  7. Pentasa (48 people, 14.86%)
  8. Folic acid (42 people, 13.00%)
  9. Cimzia (31 people, 9.60%)
  10. Nexium (28 people, 8.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I was on 6-MP for about 3 weeks when it caused pancreatitis. I started Remicade a month ago and had 2 infusion so far....I feel the same symtoms as I had when I was dx with the pancreatitis before< my crohns symptoms have since went into remission quickly after my first infusion

    Reply

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • was only on the drug for 2 weeks.then got pancreattitis

    Reply

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