10 May 2011
Creon contains pancrelipase - a combination of three enzymes: lipase, protease, and amylase. These enzymes are normally produced by the pancreas and are important in the digestion of fats, proteins, and sugars.
Creon is used to replace these enzymes when the body does not have enough of its own. Certain medical conditions can cause this lack of enzymes, including cystic fibrosis, chronic inflammation of the pancreas, or blockage of the pancreatic ducts.
The link below has known side effects of Creon.
- Creon Information for Consumers
- Creon Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Creon (detailed)
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2 answers • 6 Aug 2009
... and have no health insurance. I have now lost so much weight, I look like a prisoner of war picture. My bones are almost sticking out of my skin. ...
3 answers • 25 Oct 2009
After 2+ years of diaherra, bloating nausea and pain I was finally told I have Chronic Pancreatitis?
... Discovered in a CT scan. First question was how much do you drink? answer maybe one drink every 3-4 months. Dr prescribed Creon 20, took it first ...
4 answers • 19 Mar 2013
My daughter was just diagnosed 3/21/2013 with chronic pancreatitis, she is only 22 years old and has had it for about 14 years, she has been sick and ...
3 answers • 23 Mar 2013
I suffer from Chronic Pancreatitis and am on a high dose of creon, I am travelling to Dubai and Maldives Both are muslim countries and appear to be ...
2 answers • 3 Sep 2014