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Medications for Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis is an inflammation or infection of the pancreas -- an elongated, tapered gland that is located behind the stomach. The pancreas secretes digestive enzymes and the hormones insulin and glucagon.

Drugs used to treat Pancreatitis

The medications listed below are related to or used in the treatment of this condition.

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Drug name Rating Reviews Activity ? Rx/OTC Pregnancy CSA Alcohol
pancreatin Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
pancreatin systemic
Brand names:
Pancreatin 4X, Pan-2400, Hi-Vegi-Lip
Drug class:
digestive enzymes
For consumers:
interactions, side effects
albumin human Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Brand names:
Albutein, Flexbumin, Alburx, Buminate, Albuked, Albuminar-25, Albuminex, Human Albumin Grifols, Kedbumin, Plasbumin, Plasbumin-5, Albuked 5, Albuked 25, Albumin-ZLB, Plasbumin-25 (Low Aluminum)
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
AHFS DI Monograph, Prescribing Information
Albutein Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Flexbumin Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Pancreatin 4X Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
pancreatin systemic
Drug class:
digestive enzymes
For consumers:
interactions, side effects
Alburx Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Buminate Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Albuked Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Albuminar-25 Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Albuminex Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Human Albumin Grifols Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Kedbumin Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Pan-2400 Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
pancreatin systemic
Drug class:
digestive enzymes
For consumers:
interactions, side effects
Plasbumin Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
For professionals:
Prescribing Information
Plasbumin-5 Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Albuked 5 Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Albuked 25 Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Albumin-ZLB Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Plasbumin-25 (Low Aluminum) Rate Add review
Rx C N
Generic name:
albumin human systemic
Drug class:
plasma expanders
For consumers:
dosage, side effects
Hi-Vegi-Lip Rate Add review
Rx/OTC C N
Generic name:
pancreatin systemic
Drug class:
digestive enzymes
For consumers:
interactions, side effects

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Rating For ratings, users were asked how effective they found the medicine while considering positive/adverse effects and ease of use (1 = not effective, 10 = most effective).
Activity Activity is based on recent site visitor activity relative to other medications in the list.
Rx Prescription only.
OTC Over-the-counter.
Rx/OTC Prescription or Over-the-counter.
Off-label This medication may not be approved by the FDA for the treatment of this condition.
EUA An Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) allows the FDA to authorize unapproved medical products or unapproved uses of approved medical products to be used in a declared public health emergency when there are no adequate, approved, and available alternatives.
Expanded Access Expanded Access is a potential pathway for a patient with a serious or immediately life-threatening disease or condition to gain access to an investigational medical product (drug, biologic, or medical device) for treatment outside of clinical trials when no comparable or satisfactory alternative therapy options are available.
Pregnancy Category
A Adequate and well-controlled studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
B Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
C Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
D There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use in pregnant women despite potential risks.
X Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
N FDA has not classified the drug.
Controlled Substances Act (CSA) Schedule
M The drug has multiple schedules. The schedule may depend on the exact dosage form or strength of the medication.
U CSA Schedule is unknown.
N Is not subject to the Controlled Substances Act.
1 Has a high potential for abuse. Has no currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. There is a lack of accepted safety for use under medical supervision.
2 Has a high potential for abuse. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States or a currently accepted medical use with severe restrictions. Abuse may lead to severe psychological or physical dependence.
3 Has a potential for abuse less than those in schedules 1 and 2. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to moderate or low physical dependence or high psychological dependence.
4 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 3. It has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 3.
5 Has a low potential for abuse relative to those in schedule 4. Has a currently accepted medical use in treatment in the United States. Abuse may lead to limited physical dependence or psychological dependence relative to those in schedule 4.
Alcohol
X Interacts with Alcohol.

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