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A 17-year-old female asked:

i am currently on accutane and i believe i am developing acute pancreatitis as a side effect of the drug, the pain has only been there for 4-5 days and it only happens when i eat. what should i do?

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Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Contact the doc: Use of this drug requires surveillance for side effects that includes paying attention to symptoms & verifying blood test indicators of any problem. Whether this is drug related or not the symptoms should be reported to the doc so guidance can be sought. Call in now.

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