Mercaptopurine and Crohn's disease - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data
We study 21,456 people who have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine. Crohn's disease is found, especially among people who are female, 10-19 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Humira and have Inflammatory bowel disease.
The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Mercaptopurine and have Crohn's disease. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You may use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.
Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 700+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.
21,456 people reported to have side effects when taking Mercaptopurine.
Among them, 1,068 people (4.98%) have Crohn's disease.
What is Mercaptopurine?
Mercaptopurine has active ingredients of mercaptopurine. It is used in crohn's disease. Currently, eHealthMe is studying from 21,724 Mercaptopurine users.
What is Crohn's disease?
Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract) is found to be associated with 2,552 drugs and 2,009 conditions by eHealthMe. Currently, we are studying 361,786 people who have Crohn's disease.
Number of Mercaptopurine and Crohn's disease reports submitted per year:
Time on Mercaptopurine when people have Crohn's disease *:
Gender of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Mercaptopurine*:
Age of people who have Crohn's disease when taking Mercaptopurine *:
Common drugs people take besides Mercaptopurine *:
Common side effects people have besides Crohn's disease *:
Common conditions people have *:
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
Do you take Mercaptopurine and have Crohn's disease?Check whether Crohn's disease is associated with a drug or a condition
How to use the study?
You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Mercaptopurine side effects by duration, gender and age:
- Mercaptopurine side effects (21,724 reports)
Crohn's disease treatments and more:
- Crohn's disease (361,786 reports)
Common drugs associated with Crohn's disease:
- Humira: 20,999 reports
- Prednisone: 7,967 reports
- Remicade: 7,949 reports
- Accutane: 7,517 reports
- Methotrexate: 4,579 reports
- Stelara: 3,791 reports
- Cimzia: 3,233 reports
- Azathioprine: 2,537 reports
- Imuran: 2,143 reports
- Vitamin d: 2,087 reports
All the drugs that are associated with Crohn's disease:
- Crohn's disease (2,552 drugs)
Common conditions associated with Crohn's disease:
- Acne: 4,791 reports
- Rheumatoid arthritis: 1,983 reports
- Pain: 1,966 reports
- High blood pressure: 1,807 reports
All the conditions that are associated with Crohn's disease:
- Crohn's disease (2,009 conditions)
How the study uses the data?
The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on mercaptopurine (the active ingredients of Mercaptopurine) and Mercaptopurine (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.
Who is eHealthMe?
With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 700+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).
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