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Creon 20 Medication
I have recurrent acute pancreatitis am 19 will ANA profile test help. WILL MEDICATION GIVEN to me will change am taking creon and dietary food tablets?
More testing: An anti-nuclear antibody wouldn't be high on my list, but it might be time to check you for one of the genetic syndromes (trypsinogen mutation, cystic fibrosis variant) known to cause this. "Magic" food supplements won't help you. Hoping you can find the cause of this often very troublesome situation. ...Read more
Is a gastroenterologist the expert one goes to in order to regulate enzyme insufficiency with a medication, such as creon? Medical oncologist?
Pancreatic problems: Creon is a pancreatic enzyme supplement used in a condition called pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, where the body does not make enough enzymes to digest food. This insufficiency appears in a number of different conditions, including cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, and after certain types of intestinal surgery. ...Read more
Pancreatic enzyme: Creon is a pancreatic enzyme supplement used in a condition called pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, where the body does not make enough enzymes to digest food. This insufficiency appears in a number of different conditions, including cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, and after certain types of intestinal surgery. ...Read more
Digest food better: Creon is a pancreatic enzyme supplement used in a condition called pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, where the body does not make enough enzymes to digest food. This insufficiency appears in a number of different conditions, including cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, and after certain types of intestinal surgery. ...Read more
A very short time: Creon works locally in the GI track. It is not absorbed and does not accumulate in the system. The important thing is to take enough of the drug. As much as 10 pills before meals may be needed for an effect. ...Read more
No effect.: Creon is a pancreatic enzyme supplement used in a condition called pancreatic exocrine insufficiency, where the body does not make enough enzymes to digest food. If your body does make those enzymes, then Creon is unnecessary, and taking it will have no effect. ...Read more
I take creon 25, 000 I've been told I can take up to 27 creon tablets a day. Does this sound right?
Creon: Creon is given usually in multiple doses throughout the day. Your doctor is the best guide as to how many doses per day you should take. Consult your doctor as to how you are doing and if your dose is correct for you. ...Read more
I have removed part of my pancreace about 40% (only head part left) I have to take. Creon. My qwestion is do exist anything different than creon?
What is the best diet to follow for chronic pancreatitis sufferers? Also, will they need to take creon forever?
My ggtp was 470! I did have a bout of pancreatitis & am on creon but feel fine. Should I be worried or continue on as usual?
I have had whipples surgery 2 years ago. Even 2 creon tabs insufficient for a meal. Should I increase dose? Unable to regain weight. Need advice
Increase: You need to take Creon 24, 000 units, 3 pills with each meal and one pill with each snack. ...Read more
Might be: There is definitely a reported relationship between inflammatory bowel disease (uc and crohn's) and pancreatic insufficiency. It isn't entirely clear why. Proposed mechanisms include (a) the same auto-immune process that attacks the bowel attacks the pancreas (b) repeated episodes of pancreatitis some of which may be medication side-effects. You may need Creon for life. ...Read more
Best cure for idiopatic chronic pancreatitis.? My age is 19.will is it permanent to take tablets like creon.
Since the cause: Is not known and it is chronic it is hard to tell. You might need them. Possible for it to go away. No one knows ...Read more
IDIOPATHIC CHRONIC panctreatitis age is 20yrs. Best tablets are CREON and tramodol. Is it true. Do they cure pancreas?
Pancreatitis: Unfortunately there is no cure if the pancreatitis is truly idiopathic. Creon is helpful for digestion in chronic pancreatitis and tramadol is helpful for pain that may be associated with the pancreatitis. Hopefully all other reasons for your pancreatitis have been looked for. ...Read more
Can pain occur in idiopathic chronic pancreatitis case if creon dosage is insufficient age is 19 my wg is 56 and is constant frm 2 months?
Yes: IT can. But get an imaginair study regardless ...Read more
Can taking too much creon cause nausea? I used to take three tablets with meals and stopped to just one tablet and nausea seems to have stopped.
Creon: Very rarely it can cause nausea. Reported less than 1 %. ...Read more
30 years ago I was told I had colitis, 20 years ago ibs, 6 months ago its actually severe epi. Been on 2 types of creon, still got severe diarrhea.
Diarrhea: Chronic severe diarrhea should be evaluated by a gastroenterologist. If you are not satisfied with your diagnosis or treatment, seek another opinion. Newer medication is available for IBS with predominant diarrhea. Inflammatory bowel disease, malabsorption, pancreatic insufficiency, parasitic infection, gluten sensitivity or intolerance, etc to be considered. ...Read more
Hida scan cck showed sluggish movement, 20 ejection, end of bile duct narrowed. Having mrsd, meanwhile put on creon. Why? .
Bile duct stenosis: Narrowing of bile duct is usually detected by endoscopy (direct visualization) or mrcp (magetic resonance cholangiopancreatography). Mrcp also evaluates pancreas. Ductal narrowing can be caused by dyskinesia / spasticity, inflammation, or external pressure from tumor. Gall bladder ejection fraction of 20% usually refers to gall bladder disease or dyskinesia. Creon helps digestion with enzymes. ...Read more
Is Creon, as a prescription, that helps in digestive absorption generally well tolerated by most people?
Yes: Creon is a replacement digestive enzyme for people who have had problems with their pancreas and it is generally very well tolerated when taken with a meal. ...Read more
If a recurrent acute pancreatitis patient increase his weight does it mean he is getting cured age is19 and taking CREON and Udiliv 300 tablets?
Probably: But cannot say without seeing. The weight can be due to just fluid accumulation (not good). ...Read more
I've been given Creon and it's working but my Doctor doesn't know what's wrong with me. Is it important to see consultant immediately or waiting list?
If the Creon is working but the doctor does not know what is wrong with you it is time to see another doctor. Talk to your family and friends and decide which different doctor to see.
Hope all goes well. Please keep me posted. ...Read more
Unclear question: What is creon? Acute pancreatitis is diagnosed from a combination of clinical signs, symptoms and lab tests. The usual features are severe abdominal pain and tenderness, elevated blood levels of trypsin and lipase. Depending on the severity of illness there may be other manifestations such as low calcium, shock, nausea vomiting and death. ...Read more
How is pancreatic insufficiency related to UC and why is Creon not completely help steatorrhea pls?
Common association: Studies suggest that 30-50% inflammatory bowel disease patient may have some form of pancreatitis. That does not mean that all these people have exocrine pancreatic insufficiency. Creon may not be working because either the dose isn't quite right, your diet may be too high in fat or some of the stooling issue may be related to malabsorption from UC. Hope this helps. ...Read more