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Medicines That Can Cause Pancreatitis - Topic Overview

In certain cases, medicines may cause inflammation of the pancreas (pancreatitis). These include:

Many medicines can cause pancreatitis. The medicines listed here are just some examples. If you are diagnosed with pancreatitis, your doctor will want to know if you have started taking any new medicines.

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    Last Updated: May 24, 2013
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