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What are the side effects of pancrelipase capsules?

Side effects of using pancrelipase are generally the result of taking high to very high doses of the medication. If you are taking a high dose, side effects may include:

  • weight loss
  • dizziness
  • headaches
  • gas
  • nausea
  • other stomach problems, such as cramps, diarrhea, pain and intestinal blockages

Side effects of taking very high doses of pancrelipase are:

  • joint pain
  • fever or chills
  • shortness of breath
  • blood in the urine
  • swelling in your calves or feet

It is important to seek medical treatment if you have any of these more serious side effects. Pancrelipase delayed release capsules can also cause a serious allergic reaction called anaphylaxis. If you have trouble breathing or swallowing and your hands, face or mouth swell, seek emergency medical care immediately.

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