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Pancreatin can cause nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, mouth and skin irritation, and allergic reactions. High doses can cause problems such as high blood levels of a substance called uric acid, as well as colon damage.
Special Precautions & Warnings:Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There isn't enough information about the safety of using pancreatin during pregnancy and breast-feeding. It's best to avoid use unless you have been diagnosed with pancreas problems that make use of pancreatin essential.
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