The role of digestive enzymes is to break down food into simpler, more bio-available components for better utilization by the body. This complete formula contains betaine plus 9 digestive enzymes to aid the digestive process which tends to be less efficient as we age. Betaine hydrochloride is a source of hydrochloric acid that helps maintain an ideal pH for protein digestion in the stomach.
Aids in digestion
Helps to digest proteins.
Adult (oral): 2 capsules, once daily. Best taken with food.
DURATION OF USE
For occasional use only. Consult a health care practitioner for use beyond 4 weeks.
200 mg Betaine hydrochloride (Beta vulgaris)
100 mg Amylase (Aspergillus oryzae) (equivalent to 100 fcc du)
100 mg Protease (Aspergillus oryzae) (equivalent to 5000 fcc hut)
50 mg Bromeline (Pineapple comosus) (stem) (equivalent to 45,000 fcc pu)
50 mg Pancreatin 4x(pancreatic gland procine)
Procuring: Amylase (equivalent to 5,000 usp units), Lipase (equivalent to 400 usp units), Protease (equivalent to 5,000 usp units)
50 mg Papain (Carica papaya) (fruit)
50 mg Pepsin (porcine stomach lining)
30 mg Beef bile extract (bovine gallbladder)
25 mg Lipase (Aspergillus niger)
10 mg Cellulase (Trichoderma reesei)
Calcium phosphate, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid, silica, sodium croscarmellose, magnesium stearate, purified water, peppermint essential oil, maltodextrin, carnauba wax, hypermellose, triacetin, polysorbate80, hyprolose
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
Consult a health care practitioner if symptoms persist or worsen.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have pancreatitis, exocrine pancreatic insufficiency or cystic fibrosis.
Do not use if you are sensitive to pork protein.
Do not use if you are sensitive to pancreatic enzymes.
Consult a health care practitioner prior to use if you have gastrointestinal lesions/ulcers, are taking blood thinners or antibiotics, anti-inflammatory drugs or other enzyme products, or are undergoing surgery.
If you have cardiovascular disease, consult a health care practitioner before use.
If you have diabetes, consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
If you are allergic to latex or fruits (such as avocado, banana, chestnut, passion fruit, fig, melon, mango, kiwi, pineapple, peach and tomato), consult a health care practitioner prior to use.
KNOWN SIDE EFFECTS
Nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain/epigastric pain and/or heartburn may occur, in which case discontinue use (and consult a health care practitioner).
Hypersensitivity/allergy may occur, in which case discontinue use.
This product is approved by Health Canada and its license number is 80035848.