Pancreatitis

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What is pancreatitis?

Pancreatitis is an inflammation of the pancreas that can be acute or chronic.

Common symptoms reported by people with pancreatitis

Common symptoms
How bad it is
What people are taking for it

Reports may be affected by other conditions and/or medication side effects. We ask about general symptoms (anxious mood, depressed mood, fatigue, pain, and stress) regardless of condition.
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Treatments taken by people for pancreatitis

Treatment name(s)
Type
How many have tried
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Creon)
Type
Prescription Drug
How many have tried
142
Tried for
pancreatitis (5)

Data from patients with pancreatitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Compare treatments taken by people with pancreatitis

Treatment name(s)
Perceived effectiveness
Side effects
Total evaluations
Tried for
Treatment name(s)

(Creon)
Perceived effectiveness
for pancreatitis (1 evaluation)
Side effects
Total evaluations
1
Tried for
pancreatitis (5)
  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell
  • Severe
  • Moderate
  • Mild
  • None

Data from patients with pancreatitis, who have ever reported treatments, ordered by their reporting frequency during the last 5 years.
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Who has pancreatitis on PatientsLikeMe?

  • 1 new patients joined this month
  • 311 say pancreatitis is their primary condition

Age
Age Proportion # of patients
<20 4
20s 34
30s 114
40s 156
50s 235
60s 194
70+ 82
Age at first symptom
Age at first symptom Proportion # of patients
0-19 years 41
20-29 years 61
30-39 years 64
40-49 years 69
50-59 years 49
60-69 years 11
70+ years 4

Distribution of sex

Sex
Sex Proportion # of patients
Male 210
Female 622

Diagnosis status
Diagnosis status Proportion # of patients
Diagnosed 376
Not Diagnosed 18

These charts show data from pancreatitis patients who have completed their condition history
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