Creon 10000 (Pancreatin)
What is Creon 10000 (Pancreatin) used for?
Creon 10000 (Pancreatin) is made from the digestive enzymes of pigs or cows. It is used as a replacement for digestive enzymes in patients whose pancreas is not functioning well or has been removed. This can be caused by cystic fibrosis or chronic pancreatitis, pancreatic cancer, surgery on the pancreas or other conditions. This medication can also be used to aid digestion or to treat flatulence.
How should I use Creon 10000 (Pancreatin)?
Before you take Creon 10000 (Pancreatin) tablets, you should consult your physician to determine the correct dosage. You may be told to take it 1 to 2 times per day, after eating or with a meal. Never take more than recommended dosage.
What are the side effects of Creon 10000 (Pancreatin)?
Some possible side effects of Creon 10000 (Pancreatin) include:
High doses of this medication can cause high levels of uric acid in the blood and colon damage.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Creon 10000 (Pancreatin). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.