Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral)
Questions | Reviews
Can you stop taking Pangestyme abruptly or do you need to slowly do so. I do not believe that I need to take it anymore as I am on a very low fat diet and not have been on this medication for over a decade.........any danger in that?
by Tamara Toombs in Modesto, California, 06/20/2007
After having whipple surgery I began taking pangestyme as part of an attempt to regain weight loss. For some reason, pangestyme does not appear to help gain weight. Any suggestions? I am losing weight
by Nancy Cohrs in Glencoe, IL, 09/16/2006
Im conserned because they prescribed Pancrezyme and instead I was given pangestyme. It's for my Dog , her vet prescribrd it . Please i need some info to make sure it is ok for her to take it , origianly she was taking pancrezyme 2 pills daily , no...
by Liana navarro in Coral Gables , fla, 07/28/2006
Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) Drug and Prescription Information
Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral)
Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) Medication Classification
PANCRELIPASE (PROTEASE/LIPASE/AMYLASE) (By mouth)
Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) Brandname
Lipram-Cr5, Lipram-Ul18, Lipram-Cr20, Lipram-Pn10, Lipram-Ul20, Lipram-Pn20, Lipram-Ul12, Lipram-Pn16, Lipram-Cr10, Lipram 4500, Pancrease, Cotazym, Ku-Zyme HP, Pancrease MT 4, Kutrase
Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) is used for the Treatment
Amylase, Lipase, Protease An enzyme that helps digest foods for patients who have cystic fibrosis and digestive disorders.
When To Not Use Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral)
You should not use this medicine if you have had an allergic reaction to pancrelipase, pancreatin, or pork protein.
How Should You Use Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral)
Capsule, Tablet, Coated Tablet, Delayed Release Capsule, Long Acting Capsule, Powder
- Your doctor will tell you how much of this medicine to use and how often. Your dose may need to be changed several times in order to find out what works best for you. Do not use more medicine or use it more often than your doctor tells you to.
- Drink a full glass of water with your medicine and plenty of fluids throughout the day.
- Take this medicine with meals and snacks as directed by your doctor.
- If the capsule opens, keep the powder away from your skin and avoid breathing in the powder.
- Swallow the capsule or tablet whole. Do not let it dissolve in your mouth.
- Do not chew or crush the coated tablet or delayed-released capsule. Swallow them whole. If the capsule is too big to swallow, open the capsule and put the contents on soft food (such as applesauce) and swallow without chewing. Do not mix the capsule with alkaline foods or liquids such as milk.
- Take the powder with meals. Avoid breathing in the powder. It can be very irritating to your lungs. Do not get the powder on your skin. If a dose is missed:
- If you miss a dose or forget to use your medicine, use it as soon as you can. If it is almost time for your next dose, wait until then to use the medicine and skip the missed dose. Do not use extra medicine to make up for a missed dose.
Proper Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) Storage
Store Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) at room temperature away from sunlight and moisture unless otherwise stated by manufacturer's instructions or labelling. Keep Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) and all medications out of the reach of children.
What To Avoid While Using Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral)
Ask your doctor or pharmacist before using any other medicine, including over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products.
- Make sure your doctor knows if you are taking iron supplements or vitamins that contain iron.
Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) Warnings
- Check with your doctor before taking this medicine if you have severe pancreas disease or other medical problems.
- If you are pregnant or breast feeding, talk to your doctor before taking this medicine.
Pangestyme Mt16 (Oral) Side Effects
Call your doctor right away if you notice any of these side effects:
- Allergic reaction: Itching or hives, swelling in your face or hands, swelling or tingling in your mouth or throat, chest tightness, trouble breathing. If you notice these less serious side effects, talk with your doctor:
- Diarrhea, constipation, nausea, or vomiting.
- Stomach upset or cramps.