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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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    What Is Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency?

    Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) is a condition that happens when there’s a problem with your pancreas, mainly with how well it helps you digest food. Your pancreas makes enzymes that break down the fats, proteins, and starches you eat so your body can use them. If the organ can’t do its job, you can have digestive and other problems, such as: Loss of appetite Diarrhea Weight loss Loose, pale, oily, foul-smelling stools Stomach pain Gas...

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    Last Updated: November 14, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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