Pancreatitis following Olanzapine Therapy: A Report of Three Cases

  title={Pancreatitis following Olanzapine Therapy: A Report of Three Cases},
  author={Thomas A. Kerr and Sreenivasa Jonnalagadda and Chandra Prakash and Riad Azar},
  booktitle={Case reports in gastroenterology},
CONTEXT Atypical antipsychotic agents (clozapine, olanzapine) have been linked to metabolic effects and acute pancreatitis. CASE REPORT We reviewed the inpatient and outpatient records of three patients who developed acute pancreatitis while being treated with olanzapine. The mean age of the patients was 37.7 years (range 18-54 years, 2 female, 1 male). No alternative cause of acute pancreatitis was found in two of the three patients. In the remaining patient, olanzapine may have contributed… CONTINUE READING
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