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Acute Pancreatitis

  • Discusses pancreatitis, inflammation of the pancreas that causes abdominal pain. Discusses most common causes, which include gallstones and alcohol misuse. Covers symptoms and treatment with medicines or surgery to remove the gallbladder.

  • In certain cases, medicines may cause inflammation of the pancreas ( pancreatitis). These include: Antibiotics. Medicines that suppress the immune system. Medicines used to treat high blood pressure. Aminosalicylates. Diuretics. Corticosteroids. Estrogen. Medicines used to treat diabetes. Valproate. General...

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