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What Is CREON?

CREON (pancrelipase) is a prescription medicine used to treat people who cannot digest food normally because their pancreas does not make enough enzymes. This condition is called Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI) and may be due to cystic fibrosis, swelling of the pancreas that lasts a long time (chronic pancreatitis), removal of some or all of the pancreas (pancreatectomy), or other conditions.1

If you have EPI due to one of these conditions, CREON can help break down food into fats, proteins, and carbohydrates1 that your body can use.

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What Is EPI?

Your pancreas normally produces 3 key digestive enzymes that help break down your food into nutrients. If you have a condition known as Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency or (EPI), you do not have enough pancreatic enzymes, so your body has trouble breaking down and absorbing the food you eat.2,3


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How to Take CREON

You should take CREON every time you eat—with every meal and snack. You should always take CREON exactly the way your doctor tells you. Your doctor has prescribed your CREON dose specifically for you based on things like your body weight and diet.

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Staying on Track

If you’re taking CREON, make sure you record what you’re eating, how you’re feeling, and when you take your enzymes. When you have a checkup, share this information with your doctor and discuss how your treatment plan is going.

Over time, your doctor may adjust your dose to meet your changing needs.

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CREON Treatment Support

Eligible CREON patients pay as little as $5 (or less) for their monthly prescription of CREON. By enrolling in one of CREON's patient support programs, CREON On Course or CFCareForward, you'll have access to financial savings, multivitamins, and educational resources (certain restrictions apply).*

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Support Programs

*Eligibility: Available to patients with commercial prescription insurance coverage for CREON who meet eligibility criteria. Co-pay assistance program is not available to patients receiving prescription reimbursement under any federal, state, or government-funded insurance programs (for example, Medicare [including Part D], Medicare Advantage, Medigap, Medicaid, TRICARE, Department of Defense, or Veterans Affairs programs) or where prohibited by law or by the patient’s health insurance provider. If at any time a patient begins receiving prescription drug coverage under any such federal, state, or government-funded healthcare program, patient will no longer be able to use the Co-Pay card and patient must call 1-855-CARE4WD (227-3493) if enrolled in CFCareForward or 1-844-ONCREON (662-7366) if enrolled in CREON On Course to stop participation. Patients residing in or receiving treatment in certain states may not be eligible. Patients may not seek reimbursement for value received from CFCareForward or CREON On Course from any third-party payers. Offer subject to change or discontinuance without notice. Restrictions, including monthly maximums, may apply. This is not health insurance.

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Interested in signing up for patient support? Want to stay on top of the latest news about CREON and EPI treatment? Interested in sharing your story? Register to receive more information.

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