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Currently taking dilaudid 4mg bid, for chronic pancreatitis (waiting for islet cell transplant) is there a safer non narcotic med I can take?

Buprenorphine Patch. Not much available in the non narcotic medications that usually provide relief from chronic pancreatitis pain. Safer narcotic delivery approaches might be available. Butrans patch might be something to talk to your primary care provider about. Read more...

Is the islet cell transplant a solution for those with chronic pancreatitis?

Pancreas and ICT. Yes, it is however diabetes is an exclusion criteria. Also it is recommended to discuss with a pancreas expert to make sure there is enough parenchyma to do the ict. Read more...