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Pancreatin Overdose In Children
It's a: Waste of money. Where did you hear that that was an effective therapy? ...Read more
Yes, but: It is only needed if you have a deficiency in pancreatic digestive enzymes. This is too complex to be evaluated over the internet, check w/your physician. ...Read more
1: Why do you want or need it?
2: See your pharmacist and have her/him discuss the options available for pancreatin tablets.
Life is much easier and safer if you don't take meds not prescribed by your doctor. Go online and look at the many articles about food. Also remember to exercise regularly. ...Read more
Pancreatin: Is a mixture of digestive enzymes amylase/protease/lipase. Used to treat pancreatic conditions such as pancreatitis or cystic fibrosis, where these enzymes are deficient. It is also claimed to be helpful in food allergies, celiac disease, autoimmune disease, cancer & weight loss. ...Read more
See below: I think presciption only, contains digestive enzymes and used in patients with pancreatic insufficiency. ...Read more
Yes: If you have problems with digestion, bloating you can try. ...Read more
Rule out...: Your elevated liver enzymes may be from some other cause (hepatitis, fatty liver, alcohol, hemochromatosis, Wilson's, others) or the 'holistic' remedies you're taking may not be what they're suppposed to be -- it's common for unregulated meds to contain things that are deadly. If you really believe that that frankincense stuff is raising your liver 'zymes, then stop taking it & watch them drop. ...Read more
Learn from this: Please forgive my frankness. You're taking pills that are supposed to be pancreatic enzymes (?!) or Indian frankincense but in fact may be something quite different. Phony herbal meds are an extremely common cause of elevatged liver enzymes and even catastrophic liver failure. I trust the diagnosis is correct and that you'll learn from this experience. ...Read more
Depends: It depends on why you are taking it. ...Read more
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
A CT scan shows normal and the amylase blood levels were in the limit of normal, I have a gassy digest, why did still the dr prescribed pancreatin for 3 days, saying I should see if I'd feel better?
CT for "gas"? ..:
NO IDEA... CT for "excessive gas production"? . Is there moderate pain? A single normal amylase does not rule out pancreatitis. If it IS pancreatitis, pancreatin alone would not help.
Excessive gas production is often due to lactose intolerance (among other possible causes) Trying LACTASE may give the answer. ...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
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
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
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