If you have EPI, your doctor may prescribe PERT for you, so it's important to understand how it works. PERT is a medicine that replaces the digestive enzymes that your pancreas normally produces.
PERT contains 3 enzymes to help break down 3 essential nutrients:
When to take PERT
PERTs replace the enzymes that are missing in digestion due to EPI. When taken with food, PERTs help break down the nutrients in food.
Your doctor will determine the dose that is right for you.Learn more about a PERT treatment option