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Chemical Name: Pancreatic Enzymes (Lipase, Protease, Amylase)
Viokase is used to replace these enzymes when the body does not have enough of its own. Viokase reduces the pain associated with disorders of the pancreas. Conditions for which Viokase may be used include cystic fibrosis, chronic inflammation of the pancreas, and blockage of the pancreatic ducts. In addition, Viokase may be used following removal of the pancreas.
Viokace Side Effects:
Diarrhea, abdominal pain/cramps, or nausea may occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly. A very serious allergic reaction to this drug is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention if you notice any symptoms of a serious allergic reaction, including: rash, itching, swelling, severe dizziness, trouble breathing.
Take this medication by mouth with meals and snacks as directed by your doctor.
Dosage is based on your medical condition, diet, and response to therapy.
If you are using the tablet form of the medication, make sure not to keep it in the mouth because doing so can cause irritation to the gums and cheeks. Swallow the medication with water.
If you are using the capsule form of the medication and swallowing is difficult, the capsule may be opened and the powder mixed with food or liquid.
Be careful not to inhale any of the powder because doing so can irritate the inside of the nose or cause an asthma attack.
Use this medication regularly to get the most benefit from it.
If your doctor has recommended that you follow a special diet, it is very important to follow the diet to get the most benefit from this medication.
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