What Affects the Test
Reasons you may not be able to have the test or why the results may not be helpful include:
- Medicines, such as anticoagulants, cholinergics, and Reference opiates Opens New Window.
- Diseases such as Reference chronic kidney disease Opens New Window and Reference high cholesterol Opens New Window.
- Being pregnant.
- Having an Reference endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatogram (ERCP) Opens New Window Reference Opens New Window test before the lipase test.
|By:||Reference Healthwise Staff||Last Revised: Reference April 8, 2011|
|Medical Review:||Reference E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine
Reference Jerome B. Simon, MD, FRCPC, FACP - Gastroenterology