Evaluate Appropriate Use of Pancreatic Enzymes

Your help will be needed to guide appropriate use of pancreatic enzymes (Creon Minimicrospheres, etc).

Expect to see pancreatic enzymes used after removal of the pancreas...for most patients with cystic fibrosis...or for patients with chronic pancreatitis if needed to reduce symptoms of fat malabsorption.

But don't jump to pancreatic enzymes solely to relieve pain from chronic pancreatitis...there's not consistent evidence they help.

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