*  Effective treatment for Pancreatic Insufficiency Disorder PID
*  Restores pet to healthy weight weight loss is often associated with PID
*  FDA-approved for use in cats and dogs
Each 2.8 grams 1 teaspoonful of powder contains:
Lipase 71,400 USP units
Protease 388,000 USP units
Amylase 460,000 USP units
Dosage and Administration:
The Pancrezyme® tablets are administered before each meal Pancrezyme® powder is added to moistened dog food canned or dry. Thorough mixing is necessary to bring the enzymes into close contact with the food particles. Incubation at room temperature for 15 to 20 minutes before feeding appears to enhance the digestive process. Frequent feeding, at least 3 times daily is important.
Dogs. 2 to 3 tablets or 3/4 to 1 teaspoonful 2.8g/teaspoonful with each meal.
Cats: 1/2 to 1 tablet or 1/4 to 3/4 teaspoonful 2.8 g/teaspoonful with each meal.
NOTE: No one regimen will be successful for every patient. The above dosage should be adjusted according to the severity of the pancreatic exocrine deficiency and weight of the animal. In cases of chronic insufficiency, the dosage should be increased until desired results are obtained.
Each 2.8 grams 1 teaspoonful contains sufficient pancreatic enzymes to digest in vitro:
260 g fat
388 g protein
460 g starch
Each tablet contains sufficient pancreatic enzymes to digest in vitro:
33 g fat
57 g protein
64 g starch
Possible Side Effects:
High doses may cause diarrhea, cramping, or vomiting. If you observe any of these reactions, contact your veterinarian immediately.
May cause mouth irritation if not mixed well with moistened food and allowed to stand.
If your pet experiences an allergic reaction to the medication, signs may include facial swelling, hives, scratching, sudden onset of diarrhea, vomiting, shock, seizures, pale gums,
cold limbs, or coma.
If you observe any of these signs, contact your veterinarian immediately.
Do not use in animals hypersensitive allergic to pork products.
Consult with your veterinarian regarding physical examinations and laboratory testing necessary prior to and during treatment with pancreatic
In humans, inhaling the powder may cause an asthma attack or irritation to the lungs.
The powder may irritate or burn the skin on contact.
Wash immediately if you get any on your skin or your pet&rsquos skin.
Wash hands after handling this medication.
Drug, Food and Test Interactions:
Consult your veterinarian before using pancreatic enzymes with any other medications, including vitamins and supplements, antacids, cimetidine, and
other histamine H2 receptor antagonists medications used to decrease stomach acid, since interactions may occur.
Antacids may decrease the effectiveness of pancreatic enzymes.