Information about Pepsin

Pepsin uses

Pepsin is used in the treatment of indigestion and pancreatitis.

How pepsin works

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

Common side effects of pepsin

Stomach pain, Diarrhoea, Abdominal bloating.

Available Medicine for Pepsin

No medicine available

Expert advice for Pepsin

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

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