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Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Crohn's disease?

Summary: Crohn's disease could be caused by Fibromyalgia, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also have Pain, and take Humira.

We study 17,060 people who have Fibromyalgia from FDA and social media. Among them, 23 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Fibromyalgia

Fibromyalgia (latest reports from 91,264 patients) is typically treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Flexeril, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride.

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) (latest reports from 156,429 patients) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 17,052 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 23 (0.13%) have Crohn's Disease. They amount to 0.01% of all the 156,510 people who have Crohn's Disease on eHealthMe.

Trend of Crohn's disease in fibromyalgia reports

Gender of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Crohn's disease * :

FemaleMale
Crohn's disease91.67%8.33%

Age of people who have fibromyalgia and experienced Crohn's disease * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%13.64%22.73%13.64%45.45%9.09%

Severity of the symptom * :

n/a

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Pain (13 people, 56.52%)
  2. Depression (9 people, 39.13%)
  3. Hypertension (7 people, 30.43%)
  4. Nausea (7 people, 30.43%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 26.09%)
  6. Vitamin supplementation (6 people, 26.09%)
  7. Breakthrough pain (5 people, 21.74%)
  8. Muscle spasms (5 people, 21.74%)
  9. Mitral valve prolapse (4 people, 17.39%)
  10. Insomnia (3 people, 13.04%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Humira (16 people, 69.57%)
  2. Lyrica (10 people, 43.48%)
  3. Topamax (6 people, 26.09%)
  4. Cymbalta (6 people, 26.09%)
  5. Nexium (5 people, 21.74%)
  6. Neurontin (5 people, 21.74%)
  7. Promethazine (5 people, 21.74%)
  8. Vitamin d (5 people, 21.74%)
  9. Fentanyl (5 people, 21.74%)
  10. Klonopin (4 people, 17.39%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • I was diagnosed with myofascial pain syndrome and fibromyositis along with intercostal neuralgia and a banding around the abdomen. I have pressure in the paraspinal muscles as well as burning...the tightness wraps around to the ribs....everything in unilateral....I've has this for several years.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 day ago):

  • Went off ambien cold turkey and started on clonidine, went to arthritis Dr and said fibromyalgia and she put me on lyrics 50 Mg 3 times a day but pain is worse. I have to take 10/325 percoset that only helps a little.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 days ago):

  • I take 100mg at night and I can't taste my breakfast. By lunch I can taste then it's time for a 50mg and I don't taste as well until dinner.

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