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Review: could Celebrex cause Crohn's disease?

Summary: Crohn's disease is found among people who take Celebrex, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Humira, and have Crohn's disease.

We study 72,903 people who have side effects while taking Celebrex from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Crohn's disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Crohn's disease and more.

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Celebrex

Celebrex has active ingredients of celecoxib. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 74,547 Celebrex 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 75,768 Crohn's disease patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 72,892 people reported to have side effects when taking Celebrex. Among them, 118 people (0.16%) have Crohn's Disease.

Trend of Crohn's disease in Celebrex reports

Time on Celebrex when people have Crohn's disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Crohn's disease10.00%50.00%0.00%20.00%10.00%0.00%10.00%

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

FemaleMale
Crohn's disease67.23%32.77%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Crohn's disease0.00%0.00%2.06%4.12%16.49%28.87%26.80%21.65%

Severity of Crohn's disease when taking Celebrex ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Crohn's disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Crohn's disease (40 people, 33.90%)
  2. Arthritis (26 people, 22.03%)
  3. Arthralgia (19 people, 16.10%)
  4. Pain (19 people, 16.10%)
  5. Anxiety (15 people, 12.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Humira (31 people, 26.27%)
  2. Prevacid (27 people, 22.88%)
  3. Prednisone (25 people, 21.19%)
  4. Lexapro (20 people, 16.95%)
  5. Xanax (20 people, 16.95%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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