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Oral digestive enzymes are found in the digestive tract, are naturally produced by the body, and help breakdown the foods we eat. The pancreas makes and secretes digestive enzymes. Prescription and OTC digestive enzymes are available in PEPs or pancreatic enzyme products. PEPs are prescribed for people with cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer or tumors, Shwachman-Diamond syndrome, or removal of part or all of the pancreas. Side effects, drug interactions, dosing, storage, and pregnancy and breastfeeding information should be reviewed prior to taking any medication.

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  • Enzymes, Digestive
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  • Pancreatic Enzyme Products
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