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Is pancrelipase a good substitute to pancrease?

Is pancrelipase a good substitute to pancrease?

Maybe: It depends on why you're taking pancrease. If it's because your pancreas does not make enough pancrease on its own (pancreatic exocrine insufficiency), then you may also be deficient in lipase, so a combination of the two may be good for your condition. Hope this helps. ...Read more

Dr. Charles Cattano
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Gastroenterology (Definition)

Gastroenterology is a field of study in which a person specializes in the function and disorders of the entire digestive tract, which begins at the lips and ends at the anus. Included organs are the pancreas, ...Read more


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To change from pancrease to pancrelipase. Is that favorable?

To change from pancrease to pancrelipase. Is that favorable?

Maybe: It depends on why you're taking pancrease. If it's because your pancreas does not make enough pancrease on its own (pancreatic exocrine insufficiency), then you may also be deficient in lipase, so a combination of the two may be good for your condition. Hope this helps. ...Read more

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Is pancrelipase a good substitute for pancrease enzymes?

Is pancrelipase a good substitute for pancrease enzymes?

Yes?: If you have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency, the treatment is oral pancreatic enzymes (aka pancrealipase). These enzymes are also used to treat chronic pancreatitis. Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is fairly uncommon, generally seen in patient with a history of acute or chronic pancreatitis or cystic fibrosis or pancreatic surgery. ...Read more

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My husband takes pancrelipase for pancreatitis; had a reaction of hives and diarrhea together 6 times this month. Can this be from the pancrelipase?

My husband takes pancrelipase for pancreatitis; had a reaction of hives and diarrhea together 6 times this month. Can this be from the pancrelipase?

Rx side effects: Yes, this is entirely possible as common side effects from Pancrelipase may include: nausea or vomiting; mild stomach pain or upset; diarrhea or constipation; bloating or gas; greasy stools; rectal irritation;headache, dizziness; cough; or weight loss. Hives may suggest an allergic ige reaction as well.He should follow up with his GI or prescribing doctor. ...Read more

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Recuperating from pancreatic cancer and was advised to change from pan crease to pancrelipase. is that favorable treatment?

Recuperating from pancreatic cancer and was advised to change from pan crease to pancrelipase. is that favorable treatment?

Yes: Recuperating means treatment other than chemo. If Whipple performed the duct of the pancreas was implanted into the bowel to allow enzymes to pass into the GI tract. The amt of enzyme for digestion is usually low and one needs both the proteins and fat digested with the add of bile from the liver/GB. The pancrelipase provides that function. ...Read more

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What is gastroenterology?

What is gastroenterology?

Subspecialty: This is a subspecialty within internal medicine that focuses on the nonsurgical diagnosis and treatment of diseases of the esophagus, stomach, duodenum, small and large intestines, liver, and pancreas. Gastroenterologists do endoscopy to look at the inside of the gut and its glands, manage patients with chronic hepatitis and cirrhosis, and much else. ...Read more

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What is common gastroenterology trouble?

What is common gastroenterology trouble?

Common conditions: The most common conditions treated by gastroenterologists include gastroesophageal reflux disease (gerd), irritable bowel syndrome, constipation, dyspepsia, inflammatory bowel disease, and colorectal cancer screening. We also treat diseases of the liver such as hepatitis b, c, etc. ...Read more

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Mymedicaldomains.Com – anyone heard of those guys and the medical domains? Are those really medical domains? If so I intend to buy gastroenterology.Md

Not really: .Md is the top level domain assigned to the republic of moldova. All countries have been given tlds. (.Us=usa). This site is trying to act as a reseller of these domains similar to how many companies resell the .Com domaines. The listed site for purchasing domains is http://www.Register.Md/ if you truly want one of the expensive domains, would recommend going through the official site. ...Read more

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What does a gastroenterology doctor do?

Stomach doc: Treats problems of esophagus , stomach ,liver pancreas colon and small bowel. Does endoscopy and colonoscopy .any problem related to digestion . ...Read more

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Dr. Ronald Krauser
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