Oushod Sheba

Oushod Sheba

All category



325 MG


Generic Information

Generic name



Children: In children with reduced or absence of pancreatic exocrine secretion, and Cystic fibrosis. Adults: In the conditions with deficient pancreatic exocrine function such as Following pancreatectomy Following total gastrectomy Chronic pancreatitis.

Therapeutic Class

Digestive Enzyme


Pancreatin is a preparation of Pancreatin having protease, lipase and amylase enzyme activity. Pancreatin hydrolyses fats to glycerol and fatty acids, changes protein into proteoses and derived substances and converts starch into dextrins and sugars. Pancreatin is employed in the conditions where the secretion of pancreatic juice is defcient.

Dosage & Administration

1-3 tablets daily with meal or as per direction of the physician.


Alkaline media will rupture the enteric coating. As such to prevent bursting out of the content in the stomach Pancreatin should not be used concurrently with antacid.


Side Effects

Pancreatin may cause buccal and perianal soreness, particularly in infants. Hypersensitivity reactions have been reported; these may be sneezing, lacrimation or skin rashes.

Pregnancy & Lactation

Pregnancy category C. Not known whether Pancreatin is distributed into milk. Caution advised if Pancreatin is used.

Overdose Effects

Excessive dosage may produce a laxative efect. Systemic toxicity does not occur. Very high dosage may cause hyperuricemia and hyperuricos-uria.

Precaution & Warnings

Pancreatin should be used with caution in patients known to be allergic to animal protein.

Storage Conditions

Store in a cool and dry place. Keep out of the reach of children.