What is pancrelipase tablets or powder?

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Pancrelipase tablets or powder are prescription medications used to treat people with digestive problems caused by medical conditions, such as cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis or pancreatectomy. These conditions interfere with the pancreas's production of enzymes that are necessary for food digestion. Pancrelipase in tablet and powder forms contains the enzymes to help people with these conditions digest their food more efficiently.