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Pain Medications Pancreatitis Will Contract
Yes.: Many different drugs have been listed as possible causes of otherwise unexplained pancreatitis. A recent review article of this subject looked at the 100 most prescribed medications in the US and found that 44 of them have been implicated as possible causes of pancreatitis. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
What do you suggest if I am taking compounded form of urosdiol. Does this drug take appetite away and how does this drug help with pancreatitis?
If I need pain medications because I have acute pancreatitis, will I need to sign a pain contract?
Acarbose?: The only oral hypoglycemic agent that isn't associated with pancreatitis as a common (known) side effect is acarbose, an alpha-glucosidase inhibitor. It can, however, cause a condition called pneumatosis cystoides. Just because a side effect is listed for a drug doesn't mean it will happen. Studies only give an approximate idea of how frequent it is & diabetes alone can cause it w/o drugs, so it's ...Read more
There are: A lot of choices. You should consult with a pain specialist to come up with an optimal regimen. ...Read more
I take onglyza (saxagliptin) 2.5 mg for 2 years. I'm worried about pancreatitis. Is the drug safe? I'm very tired of having the disease.
Chronic pancreatitis are there any known drugs that can stop the enzymes from destroying the pancreas? In trials?
I have pancreatitis caused by medication (prednisone 50mg) I would like to know what foods I can't eat and what foods I should eat. Thanks?
Protein: The pancreas is a large gland in your upper abdomen, behind your intestine and stomach, which produces enzymes to digest foods, particularly carbohydrate and fats. The two main enzymes are amylase and lipase, and levels of these two chemicals can be measured in your blood when you have pancreatitis. So to your question, a high protein diet may be the best choice when your pancreatitis is active. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
I'm admitted with pancreatitis. I cannot keep meds or anything down. No drug or alcohol use or abuse. Y would dr refuse to use IV pain meds? She's very adament about no IV med use
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 doctor regarding why and try to explain to them your need for IV pain meds if that's the case. It's hard to judge here if your doctor is doing the right thing without talking to as well. If no resolution is reached, demand speaking with patient advocate. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer
My boyfriend has acute pancreatitis. What would be good for pain and his nausea when his doctor won't give him a medication?
I found onglyza (saxagliptin) may be bad for the pancreas (negative cell multiplication leading to pancreatitis or cancer). Is this drug safe to take?
I have recurrent acute pancreatitis am 19 will ANA profile test help. WILL MEDICATION GIVEN to me will change am taking creon and dietary food tablets?
More testing: An anti-nuclear antibody wouldn't be high on my list, but it might be time to check you for one of the genetic syndromes (trypsinogen mutation, cystic fibrosis variant) known to cause this. "Magic" food supplements won't help you. Hoping you can find the cause of this often very troublesome situation. ...Read more
CHANCES of idiopathic chronic pancreatitis to vanish by taking medication from 2 months. As now only PAIN occurs rarely no vomiting and othr symptoms?
Leave but return: Zee, Chronic pancreatitis is a relapsing, remitting disease. It will go away, then return. How often you have flare ups depends on several factors: luck, how much alcohol you use, and what kind of foods you eat. Stick to low protein foods, NO alcohol, and hopefully your relapses will be few and far between. If you feel your pancreatitis is acting up, see your doctor. Hope this helps! ...Read more
How to seek ER help with Chronic Pancreatitis pain, pain also in kidneys? Fentanyl 25 mcg and 4 mg dilaudid home pain meds. Pain 7/10 not a drug seeke
Autoimmune pancreatitis how dx? Random lipase spikes & do not drink/do drugs. Positive ANA - igG1 is low -facial bx chronic swelling -vit d defcnt
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 thought to have pancreatic cancer. but her biopsy showed autoimmune pancreatitis. Sometimes autoimmune pancreatitis is part of IGG4-related systemic disease, and can mimic other diseases like sjogrens. Since you also have facial swelling, consider this dx ...Read more
How does Depakote cause Tardive Dyskinesia or prolonged QT? Also how rare is pancreatitis and liver failure while taking said medication?
TD/LQT & Depakote?: TD is commonly caused with use of some antipsychotics & metoclopramide. Liver toxicity and pancreatitis may occur with Depakote, risk factors for liver toxicity include young age, severe seizures, mitochondrial disorders usually early on in therapy. Close monitoring at the onset of therapy with early detection of symptoms of liver and pancreatic disease will improve the safe use of Depakote. ...Read more
Diffuse atrophic pancreas on MRI, 6wks ago MRI normal. No pancreatitis, Controlled DM1, no alcohol drugs, low fat diet, what could cause sudden change?
Pancreas size: Most likely 2 different machines used? Otherwise may have not been read correctly first time (or second time). Discuss these issues with your Dr. ...Read more
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