Also Known As: Pancrelipase, Cotazym, Creon, Pancrease, Ultrase, Mezym, Ozym, pancreatin, Ku-zyme, Kutrase, Viokase, Arco-Lase
Pancrelipase is a form of enzyme therapy for the treatment of various digestive disorders, primarily exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. It is a mixture of three digestive enzymes, amylase, trypsin, and lipase, which are normally produced by the pancreas. Pancrelipase is a form of pancreatin having a elevated content of lipase.
Pancrelipase is used by patients suffering from cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis and after pancreatectomy.
Brand names for Pancrelipase include Creon, Pancrease, Ultrase, Mezym and Ozym.