How to Take CREON

CREON should be taken with every meal
and snack

Your pancreas normally produces enzymes every time you eat. CREON should be taken every time you eat to replace the enzymes your pancreas isn't making if you have Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency (EPI).2 CREON only works when taken with food.

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    Every Meal

    Your doctor will let you know how much CREON
    you need to take during each meal.

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    Every Snack

    Usually, half of your prescribed CREON dose
    should be taken with each snack.

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    Every Day

    It’s important that you take CREON every time
    you eat, every day of the week.

Key points to remember
when taking CREON:

Safety Considerations:

CREON may increase your chance of having a rare bowel disorder called fibrosing colonopathy. Call your healthcare professional right away if you have any unusual or severe stomach pain; frequent or abnormal bowel movements; bloating; trouble passing stool; nausea; vomiting; diarrhea; worsening of gout; painful, swollen joints; trouble with breathing; skin rashes; or swollen lips. When taking CREON, it's important to follow the dosing instructions provided by your healthcare professional. Always take CREON with food. Do not crush or chew CREON capsules or the contents of the capsule. This may cause mouth irritation.

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

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