'We recently initiated a variety of programs designed to improve patient access to Qsymia and PANCREAZE. The initial response to the Qsymia Advantage Program, while early, has been positive, accounting for 8% of second quarter prescriptions after just 4 months of this platform's launch,' said John Amos, VIVUS' Chief Executive Officer.
You will likely need prescription-strength digestive enzymes that go by trade names such as Creon or Pancreaze. These medications, called pancreatic enzyme products, have been well-studied and are regulated by the Food and Drug Administration.
The other pancreatic enzyme products (PEPs) - which contain the active ingredient pancrelipase, a mixture of the digestive enzymes amylase, lipase, and protease - that have been approved and meet FDA standards for safety, efficacy, and product quality" are Creon and Zen-pep (2009), and Pancreaze (2010), the statement said.
13 April 2010 - The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced yesterday it has approved Pancreaze Delayed Release Capsules, a pancreatic enzyme product (PEP) manufactured by Johnson & Johnson (NYSE: JNJ).