reports of acute pancreatitis with sitagliptin (Januvia, Janumet)

Experts are looking into reports of acute pancreatitis with sitagliptin (Januvia, Janumet).

Sitagliptin enhances incretin hormones. This might cause pancreatic changes and inflammation that could lead to pancreatitis.

On the other hand, these cases of pancreatitis could be due to different factors such as obesity, dyslipidemia, or diabetes itself.

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