What is Panlipase (Lipase/Protease/Amylase) used for?
Panlipase (Lipase/Protease/Amylase) is used to aid digestion and to help break down fats, proteins and starch in foods. This drug is given to patients suffering from conditions such as cystic fibrosis, cancer and pancreatitis, whose pancreas is unable to produce or does not release sufficient digestive enzymes into the body's small intestines to digest the food.
How should I use Panlipase (Lipase/Protease/Amylase)?
Panlipase (Lipase/Protease/Amylase) capsules should be swallowed whole, with a glass of water. Do not chew or bite the capsule. Patients should note that the dosage required for each patient will vary, depending on the condition being treated. You must consult your physician before you start taking this drug so that you can be advised on the proper dosage required. Never exceed the prescribed dosage.
What are the side effects of Panlipase (Lipase/Protease/Amylase)?
Panlipase (Lipase/Protease/Amylase) may cause some side effects, such as:
Patients who take this drug should be aware that it may also cause other more serious side effects. You should immediately go and see a physician if you notice frequent painful urination or pain in your joints.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Panlipase (Lipase/Protease/Amylase). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.