Medicines That Can Cause Pancreatitis

Topic Overview

In certain cases, medicines may cause inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). These include:

Many medicines can cause pancreatitis. The medicines listed here are just some examples. If you are diagnosed with pancreatitis, your doctor will want to know if you have started taking any new medicines.

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Current as ofNovember 7, 2018

Author: Healthwise Staff
Medical Review: E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Brian O'Brien, MD, FRCPC - Internal Medicine
Adam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Peter J. Kahrilas, MD - Gastroenterology

Is it an emergency?

If you or someone in your care has chest pains, difficulty breathing, or severe bleeding, it could be a life-threatening emergency. Call 9-1-1 or the local emergency number immediately.
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