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COVID-19 Infection May Initially Present as Acute Pancreatitis

FRIDAY, Aug. 28, 2020 – Acute pancreatitis may be a gastrointestinal manifestation of COVID-19, according to research published online Aug. 26 in Gastroenterology. Sumant Inamdar, M.B.B.S., from the...

Belly Fat Can Lead to a Sudden Attack of Pancreatitis: Study

TUESDAY, March 17, 2020 – Obesity is not only tied to chronic diseases like type 2 diabetes, researchers now say it's also linked to a painful condition known as acute pancreatitis. "We were able to...

FDA Medwatch Alert: Viberzi (eluxadoline): Drug Safety Communication - Increased Risk of Serious Pancreatitis In Patients Without A Gallbladder

ISSUE: FDA is warning that Viberzi (eluxadoline), a medicine used to treat irritable bowel syndrome with diarrhea (IBS-D), should not be used in patients who do not have a gallbladder. An FDA review...

Abbott Receives FDA Approval for Creon to Include Dosing Information for Patients With Chronic Pancreatitis and Pancreatectomy

ABBOTT PARK, Ill.., May 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ – Abbott (NYSE:ABT) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved the supplemental New Drug Application (sNDA) for CREON® ...

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