Rivaroxaban Induced Acute Pancreatitis-A Case Report
AbstractAcute pancreatitis is a medical emergency that has been associated with considerable morbidity and mortality. Alcohol intake and gall stones are two of the major causes of acute pancreatitis. A number of medications are also known to cause acute pancreatitis. Angiotensin converting enzyme inhibitors (ACE-I), statins, hormone replacement therapy, oral contraceptives, diuretics, antiretroviral therapy (HAART), valproic acid and hypoglycemic agents are most commonly implicated drugs in this regard. Rivaroxaban an oral anticoagulant can also, exceptionally, cause acute pancreatitis. Here we describe a case of acute pancreatitis in a patient receiving Rivaroxaban.
Keywords:Case report, Rivaroxaban, Acute Pancreatitis.
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