How PERTZYE® (pancrelipase) works

When you start a new medication, it’s important to understand how it works inside your body. Take a look inside the digestive system to see how PERTZYE can help treat exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to cystic fibrosis.

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The pancreas releases pancreatic enzymes and bicarbonate into the duodenum. The duodenum is the first portion of the small intestine.
CF causes the mucus that coats and protects the digestive system to become abnormally thick and sticky.
See what happens when PERTZYE capsules enter the stomach.
The healthy
digestive system
The digestive system
with EPI due to CF
How PERTZYE works to
help you digest food