What are pancrelipase delayed-release capsules?

Pancrelipase delayed-release capsules are a prescription medication used to treat people with medical conditions that interfere with the pancreas's production of the enzymes necessary for food digestion. Some of these conditions include: cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis or pancreatectomy. Pancrelipase contains the enzymes to help people with these conditions digest their food more efficiently. Used as a pancreatic replacement medication, pancrelipase is prescribed for both children and adults and can be found under the brand names Ultrase, Creon and Pancreaze.

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