What are the most serious adverse effects of enteric-coated agents for the treatment of chronic pancreatitis?

Updated: Jul 15, 2019
  • Author: Jason L Huffman, MD; Chief Editor: BS Anand, MD  more...
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The most serious adverse effects (ie, colonic strictures) were observed with coated preparations that contained high concentrations of enzymes. In recent years, this adverse effect has not been seen, probably due to a reformulation of enzyme preparations.


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