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Dr. Katharine Cox
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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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