Lipase

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What other names is Lipase known by?

Lipasa, Triacylglycerol Lipase.

What is Lipase?

Lipase is a digestive enzyme that is found in many plants, animals, bacteria, and molds. People use lipase as a medicine.

Effective for...

  • Insufficient production of digestive enzymes by the pancreas.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Celiac disease (allergy to gluten in wheat products), Crohn's disease, indigestion, and heartburn.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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