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Husband has extreme pain to upper abdomen. Takes 2 pantoprazole 40 mg each day with no help. Is able to sleep at night as he takes mirtazapine 15 mg at nite but pain is severe all day
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Hi there,
This is Dr Basu, experienced Internal Medicine Specialist.
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This is concerning.

Acute pancreatitis is likely.

inflammation of pancreas can also cause upper abdominal pain.

Gallbadder stones also should be ruled out.

Please take him to the ER for CT scan of abdomen.
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