Pancreatin Laves ® 10,000 Ph.Eur. lipase, Amylase, protease Units Gastric juice-resistant hard
capsules with pancreas powder from pigs (pancreatin) corresponding to 10,000 Ph.Eur or lack of function of the pancreas (exocrine pancreatic insufficiency) . Such digestive disorders can B. as abdominal pain, flatulence, fatty stool or diarrhea, as frequent bowel movements or weight loss.
In the case of pancreatic weakness - for example chronic or following an acute inflammation (acute inflammation of the pancreas is an absolute contraindication for the use of pancreatic enzymes), however, enzymes from pigs can help with digestive problems in varying amounts, as they can replace human enzymes are extremely similar. They contain lipases, amylases and proteases.
Pancreatin 10,000 Laves ® Micro contains small microfilm tablets that are already suitable for milder forms of pancreatic insufficiency, but also for patients with a gastric tubecan be used (please open the capsules). The microfilm tablets are in a capsule shell that dissolves in the stomach. The microfilm tablets themselves have a special protective coating that protects the pancreatic enzymes from the hydrochloric acid in the stomach. In this way, the enzymes can be mixed well with the food pulp in the stomach. They are then passed on to the small intestine in portions. Once there, these microfilm tablets dissolve and are located exactly where they are supposed to work.
Tip: Patients who cannot swallow capsules may open the capsule and swallow the contents whole with some liquid.
PANCREATIN Laves 10,000, lipase, Amylase, protease INDICATIONS
• Pancreatic insufficiency
The intake depends on the severity of the pancreatic insufficiency. The usual dosage is 2-4 capsules with a main meal. The dosage depends on the fat content of the food.
Note on shelf life after opening: After opening the pack, you may use the drug for another 4 months.
PANCREATIN Laves 10,000, lipase, Amylase, protease INGREDIENTS
The active substance is: Pork pancreas powder (pancreatin). One capsule contains 97.6 g of it.
This corresponds to:
• 10,000 Ph.Eur. units of lipase/capsule
• at least 7,250 Ph.Eur. Amylase/capsule
• at least 450 Ph.Eur. protease/capsule
The other ingredients are: crospovidone, microcrystalline cellulose, colloidal anhydrous silica, magnesium stearate (Ph. Eur.), methacrylic acid-ethyl acrylate copolymer (1:1) dispersion 30% (Ph. Eur.), polysorbate 80, water, triethyl citrate, Talc, simethicone emulsion (contains simethicone, methyl cellulose, sorbic acid (Ph. Eur.) and water), montan glycol wax, gelatin, titanium dioxide (E 171), iron oxides and hydroxides (E 172), sodium lauril sulfate.
IMPORTANT PANCREATIN Laves 10,000, lipase, Amylase, protease NOTES
For risks and side effects, read the leaflet and ask your doctor or pharmacist.