Information about Pancreatin

Pancreatin uses

Pancreatin is used in the treatment of indigestion and pancreatitis.

How pancreatin works

Pancreatin is a digestive enzyme that helps in digestion of food.

Common side effects of pancreatin

Stomach pain, Abdominal bloating, Diarrhoea.

Available Medicine for Pancreatin

  • ₹300 to ₹876
    Abbott India Ltd
    3 variant(s)
  • ₹50 to ₹97
    Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    7 variant(s)
  • ₹165 to ₹425
    Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹84
    Sanofi India Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹398
    Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹102
    Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹392
    German Remedies
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹274
    Shreya Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
    1 variant(s)
  • ₹79 to ₹239
    TTK Healthcare Ltd
    2 variant(s)
  • ₹160
    Cipla Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Pancreatin

  • Do not take Pancreatin if you are allergic to pork or any pig product.
  • Notify your doctor if you are or planning to become pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • Take Pancreatin with a meal or a snack and drink plenty of water.

Frequently asked questions for Pancreatin


Q. Is pancreatin acidic?
No. pancreatin is not acidic
Q. Is pancreatin an enzyme?
Pancreatin is a mixture of digestive enzyme like amylase, lipase and protease which help in digesting the food
Q. Is pancreatin good for diabetics?
Pancreatin can be taken by patients with diabetes. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use
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Q. Is pancreatin a probiotics?
No. Pancreatin belongs to class of drugs called digestive enzymes
Q. Does pancreatin help reduce inflammation?
No, it has no effect on reducing inflammation.

Content on this page was last updated on 16 February, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)