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Would you have Pancreatitis when you have Crohn's disease?

Summary: Pancreatitis is found among people with Crohn's disease, especially people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Abdominal pain, and take medication Remicade.

We study 323 people who have Pancreatitis and Crohn's disease from FDA and social media. 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) can be treated by Humira, Remicade, Prednisone, Pentasa, Azathioprine, Imuran. (latest reports from 75,759 Crohn's Disease patients)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, diabetes, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder. (latest reports from 31,816 Pancreatitis patients)

On Jan, 3, 2015: 323 people who have crohn's disease and Pancreatitis are studied.

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%4.08%17.86%21.94%17.09%15.05%16.58%7.40%

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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