Active Ingredient(s): Pancrelipase
FDA Approved: * December 9, 1996
Pharm Company: * ORGANON USA INC
Category: Enzymes

Pancreatic enzymes, also known as pancreases or pancrelipase and pancreatin, are commercial mixtures of amylase, lipase, and protease.[1][2] They are used to treat malabsorption syndrome due to certain pancreatic problems.[1] These pancreatic problems may be due to cystic fibrosis, surgical removal of the pancreas, long term pancreatitis, or pancreatic cancer, among others.[1][3] The preparation is taken by mouth.... [wikipedia]

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