Active ingredients: lipase + amylase + protease
What it is used for
Creon is indicated as pancreatic enzyme replacement in paediatric and adult patients with pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (PEI). Pancreatic exocrine insufficiency is often associated with, but not limited to: cystic fibrosis chronic pancreatitis pancreatic surgery gastrointestinal bypass surgery (e.g. Bilroth II gastroenterostomy) ductal obstruction of the pancreas or common bile duct (e.g. from neoplasm)
How to take it
The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.
- Store below 25 degrees Celsius
- Shelf lifetime is 24 Months.
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Opaque red brown/colourless transparent capsule containing brownish minimicrospheres
Do I need a prescription?
This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is
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