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Can Viokase be a substitute for Creon 20 ?

I need to know what the amylase, protease and lipase amounts are in Viokase 16 and it it can be a substitute for Creon 20 please

Posted 14 Mar 2011 1 answer

Had a whipple for benign growth 13 yrs. ago. Took 2-3 Viokase 16 w/@ meal or snack for 11.5 yrs,?

... hospitalized w/pancreatitis maybe 3 times yr. Now on Creon 24,000 take 2-3 w/@ meal or snack 1.5 yrs, hospitalized w/pancreatitis every 2-3 months. Could the change in meds be causing this. ...

Posted 28 Nov 2011 0 answers

Viokase in unavailable - what is the equivalent dose of Creon?

Whipple surgery for Pancreatic Cancer 8 years ago. I take 4 Viokase 8 per meal how many Creon 6 .Will be changing to Creon in the very near future because of the unavailability of Viokase. Very tough ...

Posted 9 Sep 2010 1 answer

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