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INTRODUCTION

FESTAL N PANCREATIN contains Pancreatin which belongs to drug class known as digestive enzymes. It is used in the treatment of pancreatic insufficiency. Pancreatic insufficiency is a condition occurs when the pancreas does not make enough of a specific enzyme the body uses to digest food in the small intestine. Pancreas is a glandular organ which secretes juices that maintains the proper function of the body.

Pancreatin is a mixture of pancreatic enzymes obtained from hog and pig pancreas. It is composed of pancreatic enzymes such as amylases, lipases, and proteases. It works to decrease fatty bowel movements and to improve nutrition by breaking down fats, proteins, and starches from food into smaller substances that can be absorbed from the intestine. 

Always take this FESTAL N PANCREATIN as prescribed by your doctor. Before taking, tell your doctor if you have any kidney, liver or heart diseases, are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor will give the correct dose depends on your child’s age and body weight. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension and diarrhea. Take this medicine during or immediately after eating a meal or a snack with plenty of water. It helps the enzymes mix with the food so they can help digest it.

USES OF FESTAL N PANCREATIN

  • Treats pancreatic insufficiency

HOW FESTAL N PANCREATIN WORKS

FESTAL N PANCREATIN belongs to digestive enzymes which mix completely with food and helps to improve digestion.

DIRECTIONS FOR USE

Always take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as directed by your doctor. It is recommended to take during or immediately after the meals. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. It may be taken with food.

SIDE EFFECTS OF FESTAL N PANCREATIN

COMMON

  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • constipation
  • abdominal distention
  • diarrhea

HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS

Diarrhoea:

Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ORS should be used to prevent dehydration.

Nausea:

Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat spicy foods.

Constipation:

Eat fruits, vegetables whole grains and high rich fiber foods.

Vomiting:

Drink clear or ice-cold drinks, eat light, bland foods and avoid fried or sweet foods.

WARNING & PRECAUTIONS

PREGNANCY

FESTAL N PANCREATIN should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

BREASTFEEDING

FESTAL N PANCREATIN is safe to use during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

DRIVING AND USING MACHINES

This medicine has no or negligible influence on the ability to driving or using machines.

ALLERGY

Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Pancreatin.

OTHERS

Inform your doctor if you have,

  • abdominal problems

INTERACTIONS

Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.

SYNOPSIS

Drug :   Pancreatin
Pharmacological Category :   Pancreatic enzyme   
Therapeutic Indication :  

Chronic Pancreatitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis 

Dosage Forms :   Tablet, Capsule

MORE INFORMATION

Store below 20-25°C and keep out of reach of children.

FAQs ABOUT FESTAL N PANCREATIN

Can use FESTAL N PANCREATIN during pregnancy?

Consult your doctor before taking this medicine, if you are planning to get or pregnant.

Is it safe to take FESTAL N PANCREATIN?

Yes it is safe if prescribed by your physician. Consult your doctor before taking.

REFERENCES

1. KD Tripathi MD. Gastro-intestinal Drugs: Antiemetic, prokinetic and digestant drugs. Essentials of Medical Pharmacology 7th ed. New Delhi, May 2013. Page - 670.

2. Keith A. Sharkey &John L. Wallace. Drugs affecting gastro-intestinal function: Treatment of disorders and water flux; Anti-emetics used in Biliary and pancreatic disease. Goodman & Gilman’s: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics.12th ed. New York, McGraw-Hill Medical 2011; Page -1346.

3. Gianluca Ianiro, Silvia Pecere, Valentina Giorgio, Antonio Gasbarrini & Giovanni Cammarota. Digestive enzyme supplementation in gastrointestinal diseases. Current drug Metabolism; Feb 2016 [Accessed Oct 30, 2020] https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4923703/

4. Abbott Laboratories, Jun 2014 [Accessed Oct 30, 2020] https://www.medicine.abbott/content/dam/bss/divisionalsites/epd/productpdf/Creon%20150mg.pdf

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Festal N Tablets 10's

Festal N Tablets 10's Mfr: Sanofi India Limited

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