Metformin associated acute pancreatitis

Vet Hum Toxicol. 2002 Feb;44(1):47-8.

Abstract

Metformin poisoning is not common and is usually associated with lactic acidosis and acute hepatitis. A case of metformin-poisoning associated with acute pancreatitis is reported here for the first time.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Acute Disease
  • Adult
  • Amylases / blood
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Hypoglycemic Agents / poisoning*
  • Lipase / blood
  • Metformin / poisoning*
  • Pancreatitis / chemically induced*
  • Pancreatitis / physiopathology
  • Pancreatitis / therapy
  • Suicide, Attempted

Substances

  • Hypoglycemic Agents
  • Metformin
  • Lipase
  • Amylases