Agent Name

Pancrelipase

CAS Number

53608-75-6

Formula

Unspecified

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Accelerase; Acelerase; Amylases mixture with Endopeptidases and Lipase; Cotazym; Cotazym-S; Creon; Entolase; Ilozyme; Ku-zyme HP; Lipase of pancreas; Pancrease; Pancreaze; Pancrecarb; Pancrelipase (amylase;lipase;protease); Pertzye; Ultresa; Viokace; Viokase; Zenpep; Zenprep; Zymase; Lipase, triacyglycerol; [ChemIDplus] Pancreatic Enzyme Concentrate (PEC) High Lipase; PEC; Pancreatin USP; Pancrelipase USP; Pancreatic Enzyme Concentrate; [Scientific Protein Laboratories MSDS]

Category

Enzymes

Description

Yellow granular powder with an odor like meat; [Scientific Protein Laboratories MSDS]

Sources/Uses

Pancreatic enzyme concentrate derived from swine; Contains at least 24 USP units of lipase, 100 units of amylase, and 100 units of protease activities per milligram; Used in enzyme replacement therapy; [Merck Index]

Comments

A mild skin and strong eye irritant; May cause skin and respiratory sensitization; Harmful by ingestion; [Scientific Protein Laboratories MSDS] See "ENZYMES."

Adverse Effects
Skin Sensitizer

Yes

Asthma

Yes

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