Review: could Crohn's disease cause Pancreatitis?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 20, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 61,420 people who have Crohn's disease. Among them, 293 experience Pancreatitis. See who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Crohn's disease (latest reports from 153,876 patients) is typically treated by Humira, Remicade, Pentasa, Prednisone, Asacol, Azathioprine.
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 191,821 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.
On Feb, 20, 2014: 61,411 people who have crohn's disease are studied. Among them, 293 (0.48%) have Pancreatitis.
Gender of people who have crohn's disease and experienced Pancreatitis * :
Age of people who have crohn's disease and experienced Pancreatitis * :
Severity of the symptom * :
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Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Crohn's disease (293 people, 100.00%)
- Abdominal pain (18 people, 6.14%)
- Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 4.78%)
- Headache (14 people, 4.78%)
- Pain (13 people, 4.44%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 4.44%)
- Acne (13 people, 4.44%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 3.75%)
- Diarrhoea (10 people, 3.41%)
- Dyspepsia (9 people, 3.07%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Remicade (220 people, 75.09%)
- Humira (119 people, 40.61%)
- Azathioprine (72 people, 24.57%)
- Imuran (68 people, 23.21%)
- Prednisone (53 people, 18.09%)
- Mercaptopurine (47 people, 16.04%)
- Pentasa (42 people, 14.33%)
- Folic acid (42 people, 14.33%)
- Nexium (28 people, 9.56%)
- Cimzia (26 people, 8.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (13 months 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
From this study (1 year ago):
was only on the drug for 2 weeks.then got pancreattitis
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