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Vedolizumab-induced acute pancreatitis: the first reported clinical case


Drug-induced acute pancreatitis (DIAP) is a rare, but clinically significant diagnosis. Vedolizumab, an α4β7 integrin inhibitor, which was approved in 2015 for treatment of moderate to severe inflammatory bowel disease, is a well-tolerated medication with a favourable safety profile and minimal serious adverse events in premarketing clinical trials. We present the first reported case of acute pancreatitis directly attributable to vedolizumab.

  • contraindications and precautions
  • gastrointestinal system
  • inflammatory bowel disease

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