Dosing in EPI Patients With CF

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Flexible dosing for your growing patients

Only ZENPEP® offers 8 dosage strengths, which allows you to customize your treatment as needed and minimize pill burden1

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Capsules not to scale.

  • ZENPEP is not interchangeable with any other pancrelipase product
  • ZENPEP capsules and capsule contents should not be crushed or chewed
  • ZENPEP should be taken with every meal and snack. Usually, half of the prescribed dose for an individualized full meal should be given with each snack
  • Therapy should be initiated at the lowest recommended dose and gradually increased

Remember to titrate as your patients grow and their needs change.1

FLEXIBLE ADMINISTRATION
ZENPEP capsules can be carefully opened and the contents mixed into soft acidic foods (eg, applesauce) for infants and those who are unable to swallow capsules whole.1

Dosing Calculator for ZENPEP

Use the app below to calculate the per-meal dose of ZENPEP for your patients with EPI due to CF or other conditions. ZENPEP is not interchangeable with any other pancrelipase product. Therapy should be initiated at the lowest recommended dose and gradually increased. The dosage of ZENPEP should be individualized based on clinical symptoms, the degree of steatorrhea present, and the fat content of the diet. Dosing should not exceed the recommended maximum dosage set forth by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Consensus Conferences Guidelines.

Select / Patient Age

Select / Weight- or Dietary Fat-Based Dosing

Select / Recommended Lipase Units/kg Body
Weight/Meal

Result!

* *The dosing calculator includes patient weight range of 10 kg (22 lb) to 150 kg (331 lb).

Or

Grams of fat ingested per day.

The dosage of ZENPEP should be individualized based on clinical symptoms, the degree of steatorrhea present, and the fat content of the diet.

Calculated Dose/Meal

44,444

USP lipase units
  • Patient Age
  • Weight- or Dietary
    Fat-Based Dosing
  • Recommended Lipase
    Units/kg Body Weight/Meal
  • Result

DISCLAIMER: By using this dosing calculator, you agree to the following: The dosing calculator is being provided "AS IS" and is intended for healthcare professional (HCP) use only. The dosing calculator is to be used only in conjunction with ZENPEP (pancrelipase) delayed-release capsules. All calculations should be confirmed before use. The information being provided is not a substitute for clinical judgment. While the tool attempts to be as accurate as possible, it should not be relied upon as being comprehensive and error-free. Neither Nestlé Health Science, nor any party involved in the publication of this site, shall be liable to you or others for any decisions made or actions taken by you or others in reliance of this information. The user assumes all responsibility and risk for the use of this tool.

Reference: 1. ZENPEP. Package insert. Aimmune Therapeutics, Inc. Bridgewater, NJ; October 2023.