Which medications in the drug class Pancreatic enzymes are used in the treatment of Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome?

Updated: Nov 17, 2020
  • Author: Antoinette C Spoto-Cannons, MD, FAAP; Chief Editor: Hassan M Yaish, MD  more...
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Pancreatic enzymes

These agents are used to replace endogenous pancreatic enzymes.

Pancrelipase (Creon, Ku-Zyme, Pancrease, Viokase, Ultrase)

Assists in digestion of protein, carbohydrates, and fats. Dosage recommendations are only approximations for initial dosages. Actual dose depends on digestive requirement of individual patient.


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