A-zyme Tablet Uses
- Reduced or absence of pancreatic exocrine secretion
- Cystic fbrosis
In the conditions with defcient pancreatic exocrine function such as-
- Following pancreatectomy
- Following total gastrectomy
- Chronic pancreatitis
- Celiac disease
Pancreatin is a preparation of Pancreatin having protease, lipase and amylase enzyme activity. Pancreatin hydrolyses fats to glycerol and fatty acids, changes protein into proteoses and derived substances and converts starch into dextrins and sugars. Pancreatin is employed in the conditions where the secretion of pancreatic juice is defcient.
A-zyme Tablet Doses
1-3 tablets daily with meal or as per direction of the physician.
A-zyme Tablet Side Effects
Pancreatin may cause buccal and perianal soreness, particularly in infants. Hypersensitivity reactions have been reported; these may be sneezing, lacrimation or skin rashes.
A proper balance between fat, protein and starch intake must be maintained to avoid temporary indigestion.
Alkaline media will rupture the enteric coating. As such to prevent bursting out of the content in the stomach Pancreatin should not be used concurrently with antacid.
A-zyme Uses During Pregnancy
Pregnancy category C. Not known whether Pancreatin is distributed into milk. Caution advised if Pancreatin is used.
A-zyme Accute Overdose
Excessive dosage may produce a laxative efect. Systemic toxicity does not occur. Very high dosage may cause hyperuricemia and hyperuricos-uria.
A-zyme Storage Condition
Store in a cool and dry place. Keep out of the reach of children.