What is Creon 20?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Pancrelipase

Creon®20 is a brand of pancrelipase a digestive enzyme used for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency (EPI) due to conditions such as cystic fibrosis.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support digestive health 3 1
Cystic fibrosis 2 0
Loose bowel movements 1 0
Pancreatic insufficiency 1 0

  • Major
  • Moderate
  • Slight
  • None
  • Can't tell

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 0
None 1

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Creon 20

Side effect Patients

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Creon 20

Dosage Patients
24 x 66,400 units-20,000 units-75,000 units daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Creon 20

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped taking Creon 20

Duration

Currently taking Creon 20

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Creon 20

Duration Patients
10 years or more 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 1
Usually 0
Sometimes 0
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Creon 20.