Pancreatic enzyme supplementation

Heather A. Wier, Robert J. Kuhn

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Abstract

These new preparations, Creon, Zenpep, and Pancreaze, demonstrated improvement in the absorption of fat and nitrogen in patients with pancreatic insufficiency related to cystic fibrosis. Some patient variability to response continues, so clinicians need to continue to titrate dose and preparations based on weight gain and patient response.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)541-544
Number of pages4
JournalCurrent Opinion in Pediatrics
Volume23
Issue number5
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 2011

Keywords

  • cystic fibrosis
  • fat absorption
  • pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health

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