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What are the side effects of pancreatic enzymes?

Typical side effects of pancreatic enzymes include: stomach ache, constipation, diarrhea, nausea and gas. Rarer, more serious, side effects include: pain and swelling in the joints (gout), irritation inside the mouth or a stool that is bloody or tar-like. Also, be aware of rashes, breathing difficulty or other signs that you might be allergic to the medication. Contact your doctor immediately if you experience these more serious conditions.

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