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Common causes of Gallstones


This information shows the various causes of Gallstones, and how common these diseases or conditions are in the general population. This is not a direct indication as to how commonly these diseases are the actual cause of Gallstones, but gives a relative idea as to how frequent these diseases are seen overall.

  • 4 diseases that are "uncommon".
  • 2 diseases that are "rare".
  • 13 diseases without any prevalence information.

    Causes of Gallstones that are uncommon

    The following causes of Gallstones are diseases or conditions that affect more than 200,000 people, but less than 1 million people in the USA:

    Causes of Gallstones that are very rare

    The following causes of Gallstones appear in the population at a rate of substantially less than 200,000 people per year in the USA:

    Causes of Gallstones without any prevalence information

    The following causes of Gallstones are ones for which we do not have any prevalence information.

    All Causes of Gallstones

    The full list of all possible causes for Gallstones described in various sources is as follows:

    [See full list of possible disease causes of Gallstones]

    Drug side effect causes of Gallstones

    The following drugs, medications, substances or toxins may possibly cause Gallstones as a side effect.
    • Gemfibrizol
    • Ausgem
    • Gemhexal
    • Jezil
    • Lipazil
    [See detailed list of 13 drug side effect causes of Gallstones]


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