Pancrelipase Lipase; Pancrelipase Protease; Pancrelipase Amylase
About Pancrelipase Lipase; Pancrelipase Protease; Pancrelipase Amylase
Creon is used for containing digestive enzymes to help break down and digest fats, starch, and proteins in food. Creon Dose is used in conditions where the Pancreaze Enzymes cannot make or does not release enough digestive enzymes into the small intestines to digest the food (conditions such as chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, cancer of the pancreas, post-pancreatectomy, post-gastrointestinal bypass surgery). The pancreas and alcohol are used to replace the deficiency of pancreatic enzymes.
How to use
Some brands of this medication have a Medication Guide provided by your pharmacist. If one is available, read the Medication Guide before your start taking Creon dose, and each time you get a refill. If you have any questions or want to know more about what Creon is used for? consult your doctor or pharmacist.
- Take Pancreaze Enzymes by mouth with meals and snacks as directed by your doctor.
- Swallow the capsule whole.
- Do not crush or chew the capsules or keep the capsules in your mouth.
- Doing so can irritate the mouth and also change the way the medication works.
- If swallowing is difficult, then open the capsule and mix the contents in a small amount of liquid or soft food.
- Do not mix the contents of the capsule with alkaline food or liquid.
- Consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information about what foods/liquids to avoid when mixing.
- Swallow the food or liquid right away, making sure not to chew the medication.
- Do not save the medication mixture for later.
Dosage and treatment
Creon dose is based on your medical condition, diet, weight, and response to treatment. Do not take more capsules in a day than prescribed by your doctor. Your condition will not improve any faster, and your risk of side effects will increase.
Drink plenty of fluids while taking Pancreaze Enzymes unless your doctor tells you otherwise.
Creon is used for digestion regularly, to get the most benefit from it. Take it with every meal or snack.
If your doctor has recommended that you follow a special diet, it is very important to follow the diet to get the most benefit from Pancreas and alcohol.
Do not change brands or dosage forms of pancrelipase without consulting your doctor or pharmacist. Different products may contain different amounts of digestive enzymes.
Inform your doctor if your condition persists or worsens.
- abdominal pain/cramps/bloating
If any of these effects persist or worsen, tell your doctor or pharmacist promptly.
Remember that your doctor has prescribed Creon dose because he or she has judged that your benefit is greater than the risk of side effects. Many people using Pancreas and alcohol do not have serious side effects.
Tell your doctor right away if any of these rare but very serious side effects occur: severe constipation, severe stomach/abdominal discomfort, frequent/painful urination, joint pain.
A very serious allergic reaction to Pancreas and alcohol is rare. However, seek immediate medical attention.
Warnings & Precautions
- Before taking Creon dose, tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are allergic to it.
- Before using Pancreaze Enzymes, tell your doctor or pharmacist your medical history.
- Check your blood sugar regularly as directed and share the results with your doctor.
- Before having surgery, tell your doctor or dentist about all the products you use.
During pregnancy, use Pancreas and alcohol only when clearly needed. Discuss the risks and benefits with your doctor.
It is not known whether Pancreaze Enzymes pass into breast milk. Consult your doctor before breastfeeding.
Store at room temperature away from light and moisture. Check the product package for more details on how to store your brand, or ask your pharmacist. Do not store in the bathroom. Keep all medicines away from children and pets.
Do not flush medications down the toilet or pour them into a drain unless instructed to do so. Consult your pharmacist or local waste disposal company for more details about how to safely discard your product.
Drug interactions may change how your medications work or increase your risk for serious side effects. This document does not contain all possible drug interactions. Keep a list of all the products you use (including prescription/nonprescription drugs and herbal products) and share it with your doctor and pharmacist. Do not start, stop, or change the dosage of any medicines without your doctor’s approval.
Some products that may interact with this drug include acarbose, miglitol.
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