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What is creon prescribed for?

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Dr. Joseph Eastern
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In brief: 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.

In brief: 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.
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