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Review: could Fibromyalgia cause Crohn's disease?

We study 17,222 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 92,919 patients) can be treated by Lyrica, Cymbalta, Savella, Gabapentin, Amitriptyline Hydrochloride, Tramadol Hydrochloride.

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) (latest reports from 157,940 patients) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 17,210 people who have fibromyalgia are studied. Among them, 23 (0.13%) have Crohn's Disease. They amount to 0.01% of all the 158,072 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. Abdominal pain (3 people, 13.04%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

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

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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