Pancrelipase
What is it? Overview Usage Side Effects and Warnings
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What is Pancrelipase?

(pan kre LYE pase)

• This medicine is used to help digestion when the pancreas is not working properly.

What are the precautions when taking this medicine?

• There are different brands of this medicine. One brand cannot safely be exchanged for another. Any change must be directed by healthcare provider.

• If you have kidney disease, talk with healthcare provider.

• Watch for gout attacks.

• Check medicines with healthcare provider. This medicine may not mix well with other medicines.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are pregnant or plan on getting pregnant.

• Tell healthcare provider if you are breast-feeding.

What are some possible side effects of this medicine?

• Dizziness.

• Belly pain.

• Headache.

• Gas.

• Nausea or vomiting. Small frequent meals, frequent mouth care, sucking hard, sugar-free candy, or chewing sugar-free gum may help.

• Diarrhea.

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