What is it about?
Cases continue to accumulate associating SGLT2 inhibitors with acute pancreatitis, a potentially dangerous condition. This paper presents a case of of acute pancreatitis likely caused by use of dapagliflozin. It also reviews other cases associated with all other drugs in this class.
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Why is it important?
Acute pancreatitis is not listed as a warning when using dapagliflozin or other SGLT2 inhibitors. Patients and prescribers need to be aware of this potential risk.
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This page is a summary of: Probable Dapagliflozin-Associated Acute Pancreatitis, Diabetes Spectrum, September 2021, American Diabetes Association, DOI: 10.2337/ds21-0025.
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