What should I know about pancrelipase delayed-release capsules?

Before using pancrelipase delayed-release capsules, you should know that this medication may cause anaphylaxis, which is a serious allergic reaction. If this happens, you may have hives, trouble breathing and swallowing and your hands, face or mouth may swell. You should also know that for people with gout, a history of intestinal blockages, kidney disease or a high amount of uric acid in your blood or urine, using pancrelipase delayed-release capsules must be done with caution. In pregnant or breastfeeding women, this drug should be administered only if absolutely necessary. This drug may increase your risk for a bowel disorder, joint pain or swelling, mouth sores and high levels of blood uric acid. This drug may require you to be on a particular diet.

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