General Information on Zenpep
Zenpep is used to treat exocrine pancreatic insufficiency caused by cystic fibrosis or other medical conditions such as blockage of the pancreatic ducts or chronic inflammation of the pancreas. Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is a medical condition in which the body is unable to digest food because pancreas is unable to make enough enzymes required for digestion.
Pancrelipase, the main active ingredient in the medication is a combination of three naturally occurring enzymes, Ipase, Protease, and Amylase. These enzymes help body digest sugar, proteins, and fats in food.
Zenpep is available in the form of a delayed release capsule. It is supplied in 4 strengths which are color-coded for easy identification. Each Zenpep capsule contains different strength of three enzymes. The drug is a prescription medication, so you should buy Zenpep online only if it is recommended in the treatment by your doctor.
< h2>Side effects of Zenpep h2>
You should not buy Zenpep and use it if you are hypersensitive to pork proteins. Before starting the treatment, you must tell your doctor if you have medical problems such as chronic pancreatic disease, kidney disease, sudden onset of pancreatitis, gout, or medical history of intestinal blockage.
In some cases, Zenpep may cause side effects. It is not necessary that every person using this medication will experience some side effect. Many people using Zenpep do not complain about side effects.
Less serious side effects associated with Zenpep: vomiting, weight loss, headache, nausea, gas, dizziness, mild stomach pain, greasy stools, diarrhea, bloating, stomach upset, rectal irritation, cough, or constipation. These side effects wane with time as your body gets used to the medication. If any of these side effects persist or turn severe then consult your doctor.
Zenpep may also cause allergic reactions in some people. Swelling of your lips/throat/face/tongue, difficulty breathing, hives are some allergic reactions associated with Zenpep. Stop using the medication and seek medical attention if you experience any severe side effect after taking a dose of Zenpep.
Some people may also experience unusual or severe stomach pain. You need to immediately inform your doctor as it could be a sign of severe bowel disorder.
Pregnant women, nursing mothers and women planning to become pregnant should exercise caution regarding use of this drug. They should use the drug only if it is recommended by their doctor.
< h2>Dosage of Zenpep h2>
Your doctor will determine the right dosage and duration of treatment with Zenpep. You need to take Zenpep with a glass of water or juice. The medication is indicated to be consumed with a snack or meal.
Keeping the tablet in the mouth for long time can cause irritation. Swallow the tablet whole, do not chew it or crush it. Do not take the medication in larger amounts that recommended by your doctor.
< h2>Interactions h2>
Zenpep may interact with other medicines you are using and cause side effects. Before you buy Zenpep of any strength, tell doctor about every medicine you are using before starting the treatment. Tell him/her about all the medicines you are using.