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Pancreatitis induced by nitrofurantoin.
  1. J L Christophe
  1. Department of Internal Medicine, Cliniques Universitaires Saint-Luc, Brussels, Belgium.


    The case of a woman is described who suffered from acute pancreatitis related to the ingestion of low dose nitrofurantoin, as shown by involuntary rechallenge. Because this is only the second case reported in published works, this side effect must be rare and is probably dependent on individual susceptibility.

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