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Is there anyone out there with Chronic Pancreatitis?

Posted 30 Aug 2010 13 answers

I have been dealing with chronic pain from Pancreatitis for 13 1/2 years now. I haven't really talked to alot of people with this and was just wondering if anyone is having all these feelings that I do. I was at one point seeing a counselor but then my insurance changed after I got divorced... read more

Any suggestions on what the BEST PAIN MED there is to deal w/chronic pancreatitis?

Posted 6 Nov 2011 5 answers

My pain is sooo INTENSE @ times that I can't even take in a full breath! I have lost 70 lbs. Since the last week in June! Not being able to eat anything but yogurt & sugar free popsicles! I just found out that a lot of "friends" & some family has said I look like I have been... read more

Chronic Pancreatitis and IBS - what other pain meds can I take?

Posted 9 Jun 2012 7 answers

I am a 27 yr. old female that has Chronic Pancreatitis and IBS. I have never had a drink in my life. I know that having this disease makes you lose weight but I have gained around 30 lbs but it looks like swelling, suring a flare up I could really make people believe that I am pregnant..I dont know... read more

Hey there, I've been on effexor for 3 weeks now and bumped up to 150mg 4 days ago. I've been?

Posted 18 Feb 2011 6 answers

... sweating and flushing like mad. Have constant head aches, having difficulty concentrating and making decisions. And I've had a marked increase in anxiety. Has anyone else experienced this during your first weeks on this med? Because I think I've had enough. Any thoughts? Thanks!

Can anyone tell us how the low fat diet works for Chronic Pancreatitis and taking Creon?

Posted 23 Mar 2013 6 answers

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 in pain everyday of her life, first they thought it was food allergies, she is allergic to about everything, when she was 14 they told her it was... read more

How long does Creon take to work?

Posted 21 Feb 2018 1 answer

I’m a 26 year old male with pancreatitis, I’ve just been prescribed Creon, 25000 with snacks and 50000 with meals. I’ve been having diarrhea for over a year now. Will this help?

Chronic Pancreatitis - I'm a 28 year old male and have had chronic pancrantitis for one year and?

Posted 1 Aug 2012 3 answers

... five months, I take creon 12000 2 pill every time I eat its seems to be helping in the way that I can digest my food now but I'm still in pain every day my pancreas enzymes look a bit better now at least that what the doctor says they're still elevated just not as bad and my doctor... read more

After 2+ years of diaherra, bloating nausea and pain I was finally told I have Chronic Pancreatitis?

Posted 19 Mar 2013 4 answers

... 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 day, next am sore throat, same for days 2 & 3 day 4 could not speak and throat hurt really bad. Did not take pills on Sunday, am could speak... read more

With all the restrictions on opioid pain meds lhow are legitimate patients supposed to get relief?

Posted 29 Jan 2019 3 answers

I suffer from a well documented case of congenital chronic pancreatitis . The pain can be unbearable. Tramadol and OTC products are useless, Along With the pain that keeps me rolling In a fetal position, I have trouble eating many foods, nausea. Weight loss , diarrhea, anemia and lack of energy.... read more

Chronic Pancreatitis - I quit taking Creon 10 sometime in July. I did not have the money to buy it?

Posted 25 Oct 2009 4 answers

... 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. Should I refill the prescription I have or call the doctor?

I have been taking creon 25 000 for about 1 year but cannot put weight on?

Posted 5 Jun 2013 2 answers

I weigh 94lb and should be 120lb-140lb. I eat anything and everything, always hungry and exercise 4-5 times a week but still the weight go on.

I am travelling to UAE will creon be allowed through customs?

Posted 3 Sep 2014 3 answers

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 strict with pork based products and medications. Will I be allowed through the customs in UAE and Maldives?

Can Creon cause stomach bloating?

Posted 3 Oct 2014 1 answer

I take 13 24,000 caps of Creon daily. I've been worked up to this amount over the last few years. My stomach is so bloated & distended, wondering about Creon causing part of this. 4 yrs ago I had pain in upper right stomach. Ultrasound showed a growth in the head of my pancreas. Had my 1st... read more

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