The dose of an enteric-coated pancrealipase preparation depends on the age of the patient and the fat load.

Food Type

Lipase Units

Typical Dose


33.3 units per mL

8,000 units per 240 mL

breast milk

33.3 units per mL

4,000 - 8,000 units per breastfeeding

solid baby food

66.7 units per mL

8,000 units per 120 mL



• 1 tablespoon is 15 mL and 1 teaspoon is 5 mL.


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