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Were you looking for information about Viokace? Viocase is a common misspelling of Viokace.
 
Viokace® (pancrelipase) is a medication prescribed to replace pancreatic enzymes (digestive enzymes secreted by the pancreas) in adults with a deficiency of these enzymes. It is approved for use when these deficiencies are caused by chronic pancreatitis or a surgically removed pancreas.
 
Although most people tolerate it well, side effects are possible and include anal itching and bile tract stones. This medicine comes as a tablet that is taken with each meal and snack.
 
(Click Viokace to learn more about when and how this medicine is used, as well as the warnings and precautions associated with it. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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