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Brand name: Creon 40 000 TM

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 (eg. Bilroth II gastroenterostomy), ductal obstruction of the pancreas or common bile duct (e.g. from neoplasm),

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in a Dry Place
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Brown/colourless-transparent size 00 capsule containing brownish minimicrospheres

Images are the copyright of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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