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A 36-year-old male asked:
Dr. Gutti Rao
Dr. Gutti Rao answered
46 years experience Hospital-based practice
Onglyza (saxagliptin): Onglyza (saxagliptin) does have side effect of pancreatitis. But you have been taking this medication for two years, and it is unlikely that you will ... Read More
Dr. Michel Kahaleh
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Drug : It is a case by case situation, you won't necessarily develope pancreatitis, consult with your doctor.
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A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
34 years experience General Surgery
Yes.: Many different drugs have been listed as possible causes of otherwise unexplained pancreatitis. A recent review article of this subject looked at the ... Read More
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Dr. Michel Kahaleh
27 years experience Gastroenterology
Pancreatitis: Yes, however, you need to first to see a pancreas expert who will exclude other more common cause.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
27 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: Ursodiol can cause loss of appetite among others. It works by slowing down the formation of gallstones, which when mobilized can cause severe pancreat ... Read More
A 67-year-old female asked:
Dr. Saptarshi Bandyopadhyay
21 years experience Hospital-based practice
Acarbose?: The only oral hypoglycemic agent that isn't associated with pancreatitis as a common (known) side effect is acarbose, an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. ... Read More
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Dr. Robert Kwok
33 years experience Pediatrics
Haven't heard of...: Haven't heard of a successful treatment to block the secretion or damaging effect of the pancreatic enzymes (the G.I. Specialists have tried some meds ... Read More
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Waseem Barham
14 years experience Internal Medicine
Patient advocate: If your diagnosis is established, then there should be no reason to leave patients suffer with pain for no other reason. Consider talking to your doct ... Read More
A 17-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
46 years experience Pediatrics
Contact the doc: Use of this drug requires surveillance for side effects that includes paying attention to symptoms & verifying blood test indicators of any proble ... Read More
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A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Quang Nguyen
Specializes in Endocrinology
yes if appropriate: There was a huge trial on this drug just got published and no increased risk of pancreatitis or cancer was found. The rate of pancreatitis was 0.3% f ... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Thomas Miller
46 years experience Anesthesiology
Pancreatitis : Make sure u only use dilaudid for acute bout of pain as tolerance to that drug could be an issue in the future secondly ask your gi doc for someone wh ... Read More
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. EVAN Leibowitz
25 years experience Rheumatology
Biopsy Needed: Autoimmune pancreatitis is a rare type of chronic pancreatitis. On CAT scan, it sometimes looks like a pancreatic mass. I saw a patient who was though ... Read More
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