Last update date: November 07, 2023

Amylase is a digestive enzyme, made by the body in the pancreas and salivary glands. It helps the body to break down carbohydrates.

Frequently Asked Questions


What is amylase good for?

Amylase helps digest carbohydrates in your food. About 40% of the amylase in your body is made by your pancreas.


Who should take amylase?

If you exhibit symptoms of a pancreatic disorder, your healthcare provider might request an amylase blood or urine test.

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