How to take PERTZYE® (pancrelipase)

Take PERTZYE exactly as your doctor tells you

  • You should not switch PERTZYE with any other pancreatic enzyme product without first talking with your doctor
  • Don’t take more capsules in a day than the number your doctor tells you to take (total daily enzyme dose)
  • Always take PERTZYE with a meal or snack and plenty of fluid. If you eat a lot of meals or snacks in a day, be careful not to go over your total daily enzyme dose
  • PERTZYE capsules should be swallowed whole. Crushing, chewing, or holding the capsules in your mouth may cause irritation in your mouth or change the way PERTZYE works in your body
  • Read the Medication Guide for instructions on how to take PERTZYE if you have trouble swallowing capsules
  • The most common side effects of PERTZYE include diarrhea, upset stomach (indigestion), and cough

Always take PERTZYE with a meal or snack and plenty of fluid