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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