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Pancreatin

(pan cree ah tin)

PCaution when used during lactation : Caution when used during pregnancy

LCaution when used during lactation : Caution when used during lactation

Molecule Info

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Indication(s) & Dosage Pancreatic insufficiency
Adult: Dose is adjusted according to dosage form and patient's needs. Usual dose with each meal: 5,000-56,000 units of lipase activity (with varying proportions of protease and amylase activity, depending on the preparation). 
Child: Dose dependant upon dosage form and patient's needs. Children with cystic fibrosis max dose: 10,000 units lipase/kg/day.

Administration May be taken with or without food.
Overdosage May lead to laxative effect; treatment: supportive.
Contraindications Acute pancreatitis or acute exacerbation of chronic pancreatic disease.
Special Precautions Avoid high doses in patients with cystic fibrosis. Maintain adequate hydration. Some products contain pork protein. Inactivated by heat; do not mix with hot food or liquids. May irritate oral mucosa; should not be held in mouth. Pregnancy and lactation.
Adverse Drug Reaction(s) GI effects e.g. abdominal discomfort, nausea and vomiting. Buccal and perianal irritation, particularly in infants. Colonic strictures may occur, mainly in children with cystic fibrosis receiving high doses of pancreatin preparations. Hyperuricaemia and hyperuricosuria may occur.
Drug Interactions May impair the oral absorption of folic acid when taken together; antagonises hypoglycaemic effect of acarbose.
Storage Store at 15-30°C. Protect from humidity.
Pharmacology Pancreatin are pancreatic enzymes which hydrolyse fats to glycerol and fatty acids, break down protein into peptides, proteoses and derived substances, and convert starch into dextrins and sugars.

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Brand/Product Info


Total Products : 4    
Brand Name Manufacturer/Marketer Composition Dosage Form Pack Size & Price
A-ZYME The Acme Laboratories Ltd. Pancreatin 325mg Tablet (enteric coated) 100's: 173.00 MRP
CREZYME Opsonin Pharma Limited Pancreatin 325mg Tablet (enteric coated) 100's: 120.00 MRP
SUZYME 325 Square Pharmaceuticals Ltd. Pancreatin 325mg Tablet 10x10's: 351.00 MRP
ZYMET Beximco Pharmaceuticals Ltd Pancreatin BP 325mg Tablet (Sugar & Ent. Coated) 100's: 300.00 MRP
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