Review: could Crohn's disease cause Pancreatitis?
Summary: Pancreatitis could be caused by Crohn's disease, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, also have Abdominal pain, and take Remicade.
We study 61,442 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 (latest reports from 156,431 patients) is typically treated by Humira, Remicade, Pentasa, Azathioprine, Mercaptopurine, Prednisone.
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 196,464 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.
On Apr, 12, 2014: 61,437 people who have crohn's disease are studied. Among them, 323 (0.53%) have Pancreatitis. They amount to 0.16% of all the 196,346 people who have Pancreatitis on eHealthMe.
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 * :
- Abdominal pain (18 people, 5.57%)
- Pain (15 people, 4.64%)
- Diabetes mellitus (14 people, 4.33%)
- Headache (14 people, 4.33%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (13 people, 4.02%)
- Acne (13 people, 4.02%)
- Vitamin supplementation (11 people, 3.41%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 3.41%)
- Diarrhoea (10 people, 3.10%)
- Dyspepsia (9 people, 2.79%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Remicade (226 people, 69.97%)
- Humira (128 people, 39.63%)
- Azathioprine (74 people, 22.91%)
- Imuran (69 people, 21.36%)
- Prednisone (53 people, 16.41%)
- Mercaptopurine (49 people, 15.17%)
- Pentasa (48 people, 14.86%)
- Folic acid (42 people, 13.00%)
- Cimzia (31 people, 9.60%)
- Nexium (28 people, 8.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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From this study (1 year 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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