Brand Names : Pancrease, Pancrease MT 4, Pancrease MT 10, Pancrease MT 16, Pancrease MT 20, Panokase, Protilase, Ultrase MT 12, Ultrase MT 20, Viokase, Zymase, Cotazym-65 B, Cotazym E.C.S. 8, Cotazym E.C.S. 20, lipancreatin, Cotazym, Cotazym-S, Creon 5, Creon 10, Creon 20, Enzymase-16, Ilozyme, Ku-Zyme HP, Pancoate
Precautions While Using This Medicine
doctor may recommend that you take pancrelipase with another medicine, such
as certain antacids or anti-ulcer medicines. However, antacids that contain
calcium carbonate and/or magnesium hydroxate may not let the pancrelipase
work properly and should be avoided.
Do not change brands or dosage forms of pancrelipase without first checking
with your doctor. Different products may not work in the same way. If you
refill your medicine and it looks different, check with your pharmacist.
For patients taking the capsules containing the powder
If the capsules are opened to mix with food, be careful not to breathe
in the powder. To do so may cause harmful effects such as stuffy nose, shortness
of breath, troubled breathing, wheezing, or tightness in chest.
For patients taking the powder form
Avoid breathing in the powder. To do so may cause harmful effects
such as stuffy nose, shortness of breath, troubled breathing, wheezing, or
tightness in chest.