CREON 25000 MG CAPSULE

Generic : Pancreatin (300mg)

Treatment : Pancreatic enzyme deficiency

Pack size : 10 (Capsule)

Manufacturer : Abbott

Made In : INDIA

UNIT PRICE

$25.90

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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

Creon 25000 Capsule is used to treat pancreatic enzyme deficiency. It is a pancreatic enzyme supplement that helps in digestion. This medicine also reduces stool frequency and stomach discomfort.

Creon 25000 Capsule should be taken during or immediately after eating a meal or a snack with plenty of water. This helps the enzymes mix with the food so they can help digest it. The dose you’re given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should take this medicine until your doctor tells you to stop. You may be taking it for the rest of your life, so get into a routine and make sure you take it regularly. Creon 25000 Capsule may only be a part of your treatment which could include a special diet.

The most common side effects of this medicine include stomach pain, abdominal bloating, and diarrhea. If these bother you or won’t go away, let your doctor know. There may be ways of preventing or reducing these effects.

You should let your doctor know if you have gout, asthma, or any allergies. If you have diabetes, this medicine may affect your blood sugar levels and therefore your diabetes treatment. You shouldn’t take it at the same time as an antacid. Talk to your doctor if you’re pregnant or breastfeeding to make sure it’s safe for you. While you’re taking it, your doctor may carry out regular blood tests to make sure it’s helping you.

 

BENEFITS OF CREON CAPSULE

In Treatment of Pancreatic enzyme deficiency

Creon 25000 Capsule is an enzyme supplement for people who do not make enough naturally in their bodies to digest food properly. The enzymes in this medicine help digest food (fats, carbohydrates, and protein) as it passes through the gut. It should be taken with your meal or snack to help it work effectively. Take Creon 25000 Capsule for as long as it is prescribed for maximum benefits. Some may need it for the rest of their lives. You might also be asked to alter your diet to help with digestion.
 

HOW TO USE CREON CAPSULE

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Creon 25000 Capsule is to be taken with food.
 

HOW CREON CAPSULE WORKS

Pancreatin is a pancreatic enzyme supplement. It mixes thoroughly with food and helps in digestion.
 

SAFETY ADVICE

warnings

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Creon 25000 Capsule. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Pregnancy

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Creon 25000 Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
warnings

Breast feeding

SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Creon 25000 Capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warnings

Driving

SAFE
Creon 25000 Capsule does not usually affect your ability to drive.
warnings

Kidney

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Creon 25000 Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
Uric acid levels may increase in patients with underlying kidney disease, so caution should be exercised.
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Liver

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
There is limited information available on the use of Creon 25000 Capsule in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.
 

Interaction with drugs

  • CALCIUM
  • CALCITRIOL
  • FERROUS SULPHATE
  • IRON

 

WHAT IF YOU FORGET TO TAKE CREON CAPSULE?

If you miss a dose of Creon 25000 Capsule, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

SIDE EFFECT

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Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Creon

  • Stomach pain
  • Bloating
  • Diarrhea

FAQ's

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Q. What does Creon 25000 Capsule help with?

Creon 25000 Capsule is a pancreatic enzyme supplement created with a mixture of enzymes. It is given to patients whose pancreas is not able to create enough of their own enzymes to digest the food. It is also given to treat digestion problems caused in patients whose pancreas have been surgically removed or are not working well.

Q. Is it safe to take Creon 25000 Capsule?

Creon 25000 Capsule is usually safe in patients who have been prescribed to take it for digestion issues caused due to problems of the pancreas. Creon 25000 Capsule can cause an increase in blood uric acid levels, thereby worsening your gout and causing painful swollen joints. Creon 25000 Capsule may also cause allergic reactions like skin rashes, swollen lips, increased flatulence, stomach pain, headache, dizziness, etc. Consult your doctor before you start taking this medicine and give a proper history of allergies and the medicines you are currently taking.

Q. How should I take Creon 25000 Capsule?

Take the capsule with food and swallow it as a whole. Drink plenty of fluids after taking the medicine. It is very essential to increase your fluid intake while taking Creon 25000 Capsule. In case you have trouble swallowing capsules, you can take out the granules from the capsules and mix them with fruit juices or yoghurt and swallow it. Just be careful not to crush the granules.

Q. What food should I eat if I have pancreatic enzyme insufficiency?

You should try to take five small meals to make it easier for your pancreas to digest what you eat. Take a well-balanced, low-fat diet and strictly limit the foods which contain a high amount of saturated and trans fats. Your diet should preferably contain whole grains, fruits, vegetables, fat-free meat/poultry, beans and low-fat dairy sources. Drink plenty of fluids and water throughout the day to stay hydrated. Ask your doctor if you can take regular vitamin like A, D, E, and K, as it will be benefecial for you. You can have limited amounts of healthy polyunsaturated fat. Avoid smoking or drinking alcohol strictly because this can damage your pancreas.

Q. Can Creon 25000 Capsule be given in children?

Yes, Creon 25000 Capsule can be given to children. Just like adults, even children need to be given a sufficient amount of fluids while on treatment with Creon 25000 Capsule. When giving it to infants aged 12 months or less, you can open the capsule and empty the contents directly into the infant’s mouth. Following this, you can feed breast milk or infant milk formula to your baby. However, do not mix the medicine directly into the formula or breast milk. Also, be cautious to see that the baby swallows the entire medicine and nothing is retained in the baby’s mouth, as it can cause irritation in the mouth.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

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Pack size  – 10

Pack form  – Capsule

MORE INFORMATION

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Information Leaflet

Always read the patient information leaflet before commencing treatment.

Important: We advise you to always read the patient information leaflet inside the medication box, as the generic medication may not always entirely match the patient information leaflet listed. Please contact us if you have any questions.

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