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Creon 10
(Pancreatic enzyme)

Formulation : Delayed Release Capsule

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No Generic Alternative Available

No generic alternative is available for this drug.

What is Creon 10 /Pancreatic enzyme used for?

Creon is used to replace the enzymes that the body doesn’t produce enough of in the Creon. Cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreas inflammation, and blockage of pancreatic ducts may cause a lack of these enzymes.

How should Creon 10 /Pancreatic enzyme be stored?

Store Creon in its original container at room temperature for up to 12 weeks. Keep away from moisture and heat.

General information

This medication should only be used by prescribed patient, do not give it to other people. The information provided is advisory only and does not contain all information pertaining to this medication. Talk to your doctor, pharmacist, or health care provider for question about this medication.

How should I take Creon 10/Pancreatic enzyme ?

Take this medication as it has been prescribed to you by your health care provider. Do not inhale the powder from the capsule or allow it to touch your skin. You may open the capsule and mix the medication into a spoonful of pudding to help you to swallow the medication easier. Take this medication with a meal or a snack. Also take each dose with a full glass of water or juice.

When should Creon 10 /Pancreatic enzyme not be taken?

If you have any allergies to pork proteins do not take Creon.

What precautions should I follow when taking Creon 10 /Pancreatic enzyme ?

Prior to using this medication you should inform your health care provider if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or are breastfeeding. Also if you have any health conditions or high blood pressure you should consult with your doctor before using Creon.

What special warning(s) should I be aware of when taking Creon 10 /Pancreatic enzyme ?

Creon may cause an irregular heart rate especially when taken in large amounts. Creon should be taken with care by elderly people and those with a past of heart disease. Creon may affect awareness and the mental and physical abilities required for some tasks (ex: driving).

When should Creon 10 /Pancreatic enzyme not be taken?

Severe: Distorted vision, confusion or hallucination, constipation (usually in seniors), decreased sexual aptitude, trouble speaking or swallowing, eye tenderness, fainting, quickened or uneven heartbeat (hammering, racing, skipping), unsteadiness, dizzy,

Common: lightheadedness, sleepiness, dryness of mouth, amplified appetite (may include a craving for sweets), queasiness, drowsiness or weakness (mild), repulsive taste, weight gain diarrhea, headache, heartburn, increased sweating, difficulty sleeping, v

Other: Anxiety, breast enlargement (both males and females), hair loss, inappropriate secretion of milk (females), increased sensitivity to sunlight, irritability, and muscle twitching, red or brownish spots on skin, ringing, buzzing, or other unexplained