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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?

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

Dr. William Singer
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Is a gastroenterologist the expert one goes to in order to regulate enzyme insufficiency with a medication, such as creon? Medical oncologist?

Is a gastroenterologist the expert one goes to in order to regulate enzyme insufficiency with a medication, such as creon? Medical oncologist?

Yes: Why on Creon??? Cancer??? You should consult whatever Dr gave you Creon in the first place. What is the reason? Exactly what are the details of "enzyme insufficiency"? How was it diagnosed? What is the cause? ...Read more

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What is creon prescribed for?

What is creon prescribed for?

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

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Will I have to take creon forever?

Will I have to take creon forever?

Depends: It depends on the cause of the pancreatic insufficiency. If the cause is transient and corrected, you don't need to take it forever. ...Read more

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Can anyone tell me what is creon 25, 000?

Can anyone tell me what is creon 25, 000?

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

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How long does it usually take for creon to work? For g.I. Problems?

How long does it usually take for creon to work? For g.I. Problems?

Pretty quickly: Usually within a few days if taken in the right dose and for the right indication (chronic pancreatitis) ...Read more

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What will happen is someone takes creon enzyme?

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

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How long does it take for creon to work on GI problems?

How long does it take for creon to work on GI problems?

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

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What will happen is someone takes creon enzyme when they don't need it?

What will happen is someone takes creon enzyme when they don't need it?

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

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I take creon 25, 000 I've been told I can take up to 27 creon tablets a day. Does this sound right?

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

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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?

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?

Creon: There are a few other agents beside Creon to help you with possible chronic pancreatic insufficiency. They are zenpep, pancreaze, prancrelipase, pertzye, ultresa, viokace. You should verify with your GI doctor and insurance to see which would be the best option for you. ...Read more

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Really distended abdomen and diahorrea with creon?

Really distended abdomen and diahorrea with creon?

Pancreatic therapy: Creon can produce nausea or vomiting, mild stomach pain or upset, diarrhea or constipation, bloating or gas, greasy stools, rectal irritation;
headache, dizziness, cough; or weight loss as side-effects.. ...Read more

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What is the best diet to follow for chronic pancreatitis sufferers? Also, will they need to take creon forever?

What is the best diet to follow for chronic pancreatitis sufferers? Also, will they need to take creon forever?

Varies: Chr. Pancreatitis- ditates low fat diet. If cause is hypertg- that should be treated aggressively. If etoh- abstinence helps. If gallstones- surgical, endoscopic remidy helps. If surgical / anatomical anomaly, any of the above late stage Creon is the blessing. ...Read more

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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?

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?

Possibly: That GGT is very high. Was the pancreatitis caused by a gall stone? Were other liver enzymes elevated as well? You should discuss this test result with the doctor who ordered it. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: Creon allergy?

What is the definition or description of: Creon allergy?

Creon-Pancrelipase: Creon or pancrelipase is comprised of lipase, protease and amylase. Creon is made from pork protein. Allergy to Creon is due to pork protein allergy. ...Read more

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Is pancreatic insufficiency related to history of uc? Will I need to take creon for life?

Is pancreatic insufficiency related to history of uc? Will I need to take creon for life?

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

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Best cure for idiopatic chronic pancreatitis.? My age is 19.will is it permanent to take tablets like creon.

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

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IDIOPATHIC CHRONIC panctreatitis age is 20yrs. Best tablets are CREON and tramodol. Is it true. Do they cure pancreas?

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

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After 17 days of lap chole started taking 1.Cefuroxime-500, 2.Moxifloxacin 3. Creon 10000 (pancreatin) 4.Omez-d 5.Paracetamol650mg 6.Vibact. Is it ok?

After 17 days of lap chole started taking 1.Cefuroxime-500, 2.Moxifloxacin 3. Creon 10000 (pancreatin) 4.Omez-d 5.Paracetamol650mg 6.Vibact. Is it ok?

Perplexed: Can't say I've ever seen someone started on all those medications after laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Did something go wrong? Do you have a serious infection? Is there something wrong with your pancreas? ...Read more

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Is Creon, as a prescription, that helps in digestive absorption generally well tolerated by most people?

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

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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?

Creon: 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

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Can creon cause a false positive test for acute pancreatitis?

Can creon cause a false positive test for acute pancreatitis?

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

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How is pancreatic insufficiency related to UC and why is Creon not completely help steatorrhea pls?

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

Dr. Ira Friedlander
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