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Can my child take pancreatic enzymes?

If your child has cystic fibrosis, taking pancreatic enzymes will help digestion. Older children can take the capsules. If your child is a baby or an infant, open the enzyme capsules and mix the beads into some soft food like applesauce. Spoon feed your baby and then give milk or formula. Talk to your child's doctor about any concerns you have.

 

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