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ea0070oc5.3 | Thyroid | ECE2020

Acute pancreatitis associated with methimazole treatment: A retrospective analysis of administrative health databases conducted in the Piedmont Region, Italy

Caputo Marina , Pecere Alessandro , Sarro Andrea , Zibetti Angelica , Marzullo Paolo , Aimaretti Gianluca , Barone-Adesi Francesco

Purpose: Methimazole (MMI) is a widely used antithyroid agent for first-line treatment of hyperthyroidism. A warning has been recently issued by the European Medicine Agency (EMA) regarding a potential increased risk of acute pancreatitis (AP) in MMI users, based on evidences from published case reports and post-marketing surveillance. The aim of this study was to investigate the association between MMI treatment and the diagnosis of AP in drug users.Mat...