How CREON Works

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CREON replaces
pancreatic enzymes

CREON is a pancreatic enzyme replacement therapy (PERT) that works by replacing the 3 pancreatic enzymes normally made by a healthy pancreas—lipase, protease, and amylase.1

Your pancreas normally produces enzymes every time you eat, so CREON needs to replace those enzymes every time you eat. Timing is key—CREON needs to be taken at the same time as food, with every meal and snack.

The CREON capsules are
taken with meals and
snacks so they can enter
the stomach at the same
time as food.1

The CREON capsules
release tiny, coated
spheres containing
pancreatic enzymes.1

CREON spheres dissolve
in the starting point of the
small intestine, called the

In the small intestine,
CREON enzymes work to
break down fats, proteins,
and carbohydrates in food.1

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Your doctor will adjust your CREON dose to you and your needs

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