Pancreozymin

1 What is Pancreozymin?

Brand: Pancreozymin

Generic: Cholecystokinin

Pancreozymin is a drug belonging to diagnostic aids. This drug is given by injection and is used to help diagnose medical problems mainly found in the gallbladder and pancreas.

This drug must only be used only under the supervision of a healthcare professional.

2 What to Know Before Using

Before using Pancreozymin, you must know all about the risks and complications associated with it. Inform your healthcare provider for any allergic reactions to these drugs or any other drugs, foods, dyes, preservatives, or animals.

Carefully read the label of non-prescription drugs for any possible allergic reaction or contraindications. This drug has been tested and side effects or problems have not been encountered in older people and younger adults.

Drugs should not be taken together to prevent any interactions but in necessary cases inquire your healthcare provider regarding the adjustments in dosage or any other necessary precautions to prevent any unwanted side effects. Inform your healthcare professional if you are taking any other drugs such as prescription or non-prescription drugs.

Intake of specific food or using alcohol or tobacco with cholecystokinin is associated with an increased risk of certain side effects. Your healthcare professional can give you special instructions about the use of food, alcohol, or tobacco.

Inform your healthcare provider for any other medical problems such as intestinal obstruction.

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3 Proper Usage

To use Pancreozymin properly, you must follow all instructions given by your doctor. The dose of this drug will be variable for different patients.

The directions on the label or the prescription by your healthcare professional should be followed. The dosage of this drug you take depends on the medical problem for which you are using this drug.

4 Precautions to Take

In using Pancreozymin, you must be careful and take some precautions as advised by your doctor. Inform your healthcare professional if you are planning to have thyroid tests in future as the results of the thyroid test may be affected, even weeks or months later, by the iodine in this agent.

5 Potential Side Effects

As with many medications, there are several potential side effects associated with Pancreozymin. Side effects may vary for each individual and prompt medical attention should be given if they occur.

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. As your body adjusts to the medicine, the side effects will slowly disappear. Ask your healthcare professional about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects.

If any of the following side effects persists or are inconvenient, or if you notice any other effects, or if you have any questions about them, consult with your health care professional. Report any side effects to the FDA hotline at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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