Description and Brand Names

Drug information provided by: IBM Micromedex

US Brand Name

  1. Creon
  2. Palcaps
  3. Pancreaze
  4. Pancrelipase
  5. Pangestyme EC
  6. Panocaps
  7. Pertzye
  8. Ultracaps
  9. Ultresa
  10. Viokace
  11. Zenpep

Canadian Brand Name

  1. Viokase

Descriptions


Pancrelipase is used to help improve food digestion in certain conditions (eg, cystic fibrosis, pancreatitis) where the pancreas is not working properly. Pancrelipase contains the enzymes (including lipases, proteases, and amylases) needed for the digestion of proteins, starches, and fats.

This medicine is available only with your doctor's prescription.

This product is available in the following dosage forms:

  • Tablet
  • Capsule, Delayed Release
  • Capsule

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