In what form is MEZYM available?
Lipase* 3 500
Amylase** 4 200
20, 80 tablets
Mezym 10 000
Lipase* 10 000
Amylase* 7 500
10, 20, 50 tablets
Mezym 20 000
Lipase* 20 000
Amylase** 12 000
20, 50, 100 tablets
Mezym 10 000 V
Lipase* 10 000
Amylase** 9 000
20, 50 capsules
Mezym 25 000
Lipase* 25 000
Amylase** 22 500
Protease** 1 250
20, 50, 100 capsules
*digestive enzyme that breaks down fats
**digestive enzyme that breaks down saccharides
***digestive enzyme that breaks down proteins
- Healthy pancreas
Digestive enzymes made in the pancreas break down proteins, fats and carbs into smaller particles.
- Patient with digestive problems
If there is any disturbance in the pancreas, there is a lack of digestive enzymes and the fats, proteins and carbs are not broken down properly.
- Patient taking Mezym
Mezym replaces the lacking enzymes and helps to digest food.
Digestive enzymes are substances that break down food into smaller particles and thus enable the body to get all the necessary nutrients.
Pancreatin is a combination of digestive enzymes produced by pancreas.
Lipase is a digestive enzyme that breaks down fats.
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic disorder that affects mostly the lungs, but also the pancreas, liver, kidneys and intestine.
PERT is a type of medication that is used to replace pancreatic digestive enzymes in case of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency.
Galenic forms are forms in which the drug can be administered (tablets, capsules, suspension etc).
Most of the nutrients in food fall into three major groups: proteins, fats, and carbohydrates.
Steatorrhea – oily stools due to the reduced absorption of fat by the intestine.