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What will happen is someone takes creon enzyme?

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 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?

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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