Pancrezyme 12oz Powder

Pancrezyme 12oz Powder
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What is Pancrezyme?

Pancrezyme® contains digestive enzymes which help digest and absorb foods. It is used to treat symptoms of pancreatitis or it may also be used to treat other conditions as determined by your veterinarian.
Pancreatitis is an important disease in the dog. Disease of the pancreas has been classified into 4 distinctive categories; acute necrotic pancreatitis; subacute or chronic pancreatitis; pancreatic fibrosis; and collapse or atrophy of the acinar pancreatic tissue.

For:

Dogs and Cats

Benefits:

  • Effective treatment for Pancreatic Insufficiency Disorder (PID)
  • Restores pet to healthy weight (weight loss is often associated with PID)

How it Works?

Pancrezyme Powder is a form of pancreatic enzymes normally produced by the pancreas for the purpose of digesting and absorbing fats, proteins, and carbohydrates It is used for those pets in which the enzymes are not produced naturally and in sufficient quantity.

Storage:

Should be stored at room temperature, away from moisture and heat.

  • Pancrezyme Powder consists of enzymes naturally produced by the pancreas necessary for the digestion of food.
  • Pancrezyme Powder is a digestive aid for pets with pancreatic insufficiency or maldigestion syndrome. It is a prescription medication used in dogs and cats and is available in powder form.
  • Mix Pancrezyme Powder with moistened food at each meal as directed below. Allow mixture to stand for 15-20 minutes at room temperature before feeding to enhance digestion.
  • Pancreatic enzymes are derived from whole, raw pancreas of pork origin.
  • Use Pancrezyme Powder only as directed by your veterinarian.
Pet Weitht Dosage
Dogs All weights Give 3/4-1 teaspoonful of the powder thoroughly mixed in with each meal. After mixing, allow the mixture to stand for 15-20 minutes before feeding it to your pet
Cats All weights Give 1/4-3/4 teaspoonful of the powder thoroughly mixed in with each meal. After mixing, allow the mixture to stand for 15-20 minutes before feeding it to your pet

Per teaspoon (2.8g)

Crude Protein (min.) 48%
Crude Fat (min.) 0.43%
Crude Fiber (max.) 0.15%
Moisture (max.) 5%
Amylase (porcine pancreas) (min.)* 460,000 USP units †
Protease (porcine pancreas) (min.)* 388,000 USP units ‡
Lipase (porcine pancreas) (min.)* 71,400 USP units ◊
*Not recognized as an essential nutrient by the AAFCO dog and cat food nutrient profiles.
†Contains a source of amylase which can hydrolyze starch. 1 USP Unit decomposes starch at an initial rate such that 0.16 µEq of glycosidic linkage is hydrolyzed under standard conditions of the assay.
‡Contains a source of protease which can hydrolyze proteins. 1 USP Unit hydrolyzes casein at an initial rate such that there is liberated per minute an amount of peptides not preciptated by trichloroacetic acid that gives the same absorbance at 280 nm as 15 nmol of tyrosine.
◊Contains a source of lipase which can hydrolyze triglycerides. 1 USP Unit liberates 1.0 µEq of acid per minute at a pH of 9.0 and 37°C.

Cautions

Pancrezyme Powder is a concentrate derived from whole raw pancreas of porcine origin, and therefore should not be given to pets allergic to pork. Pet parents should avoid inhaling the powder since it can irritate the mouth. If your pet experiences any side effects such as difficulty breathing, swelling of the lips, tongue or face, hives or diarrhea occur, stop giving Pancrezyme Powder and seek emergency veterinary medical attention.

Side Effects

If any of the following serious side effects occur, stop giving Pancrezyme Powder and seek emergency veterinary medical attention; an allergic reaction (difficulty breathing; swelling of the lips, tongue or face; hives). Discontinue giving Pancrezyme Powder and talk to your veterinarian if your pet experiences diarrhea or loose stools. Other side effects may also occur. Talk to your veterinarian about any side effect that seems unusual or bothersome to your pet.