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Zenpep® (pancrelipase) is a prescription drug that contains a mixture of different pancreatic enzymes taken from the pancreatic glands of pigs. It is used to help replace pancreatic enzymes that may become depleted in people who have cystic fibrosis or certain other conditions.
 
Zenpep contains lipases that help to digest fats, proteases that help to digest proteins, and amylases that help to digest starches. It comes as an extended-release capsule that is taken with each meal.
 
(Click Zenpep for a comprehensive overview on the uses, safety precautions, and potential side effects of this prescription drug. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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