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January 1981

Acute Pancreatitis Associated With Pentamidine Therapy

Arch Intern Med. 1981;141(1):56-58. doi:10.1001/archinte.1981.00340010052013

• Two patients receiving pentamidine isethionate for the treatment of Pneumocystis carinii experienced acute pancreatitis temporally related to pentamidine therapy. In one patient, pancreatitis recurred when a second course of pentamidine therapy was given. We discuss pentamidine toxicity.

(Arch Intern Med 141:56-58, 1981)