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Review: could Advair hfa cause Crohn's disease?





Summary: Crohn's disease is found among people who take Advair hfa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Solu-medrol, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 6,626 people who have side effects while taking Advair hfa from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.

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Advair hfa

Advair hfa has active ingredients of fluticasone propionate; salmeterol xinafoate. It is often used in asthma. (latest outcomes from Advair hfa 6,811 users)

Crohn's disease

Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) has been reported by people with acne, pain, inflammatory bowel disease, depression, high blood pressure.(latest reports from Crohn's disease 74,817 patients)

On Dec, 12, 2014: 6,626 people reported to have side effects when taking Advair hfa. Among them, 9 people (0.14%) have Crohn's Disease.

Trend of Crohn's disease in Advair hfa reports

Time on Advair hfa when people have Crohn's disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Crohn's disease100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Advair hfa * :

FemaleMale
Crohn's disease55.56%44.44%

Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Advair hfa * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%11.11%22.22%11.11%44.44%

Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Advair hfa ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Asthma (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. Allergic sinusitis (1 people, 11.11%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 11.11%)
  5. Back pain (1 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Solu-medrol (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Ipratropium bromide (3 people, 33.33%)
  3. Actonel (3 people, 33.33%)
  4. Humira (3 people, 33.33%)
  5. Prednisone (3 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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