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VIOKASE® (pancrelipase tablets, powder) should not be held in the mouth as the proteolytic action may cause irritation of the mucosa.
Avoid inhalation of the powder when administering VIOKASE® (pancrelipase tablets, powder) .
Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.
Last reviewed on RxList: 12/9/2008
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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