Intestinal Enterokinase Deficiency Medication

Updated: Nov 28, 2017
  • Author: Agostino Nocerino, MD, PhD; Chief Editor: Carmen Cuffari, MD  more...
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Medication

Enzymes, pancreatic

Class Summary

These agents aid digestion when the pancreas is malfunctioning. The products contain various ratios of lipase, amylase, and protease. Most of the preparations are available in multiple strengths to ease administration. A particular dose is prescribed based on clinical symptoms and age and weight and then modified according to the clinical response.

Pancrelipase (Creon, Pancrease, Ultrase, Viokase)

Assists in digestion of protein, starch, and fat.