What is Creon 24?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic Name: Pancrelipase

Creon® is a brand of lipase, protease and amylase, used in the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to cystic fibrosis, chronic pancreatitis, pancreatectomy, or other conditions.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness

Purpose
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Patients with evaluations
Perceived effectiveness
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0
Perceived effectiveness
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Patients with evaluations

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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects of Creon 24

Severe
0
Moderate
0
Mild
1
None
4

Commonly reported side effects, conditions, and hospitalizations associated with Creon 24

Patients
1

Dosages

Most common dosages (by patients currently taking Creon 24)
Dosage
7other as needed
Patients
2
Dosage
2capsule(s) as needed
Patients
2
Dosage
3other as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
1other as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
5other as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
24,000IU as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
4M,W,F as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
25mcg as needed
Patients
1
Dosage
1 capsule(s) three times daily
Patients
1
Dosage
3 tablet(s) daily
Patients
1

Dosages based on patients currently taking Creon 24.

Why Patients Stopped Taking Creon 24 (multiple reasons could be selected)
Reason
Doctor's advice
Patients
1
Reason
Other
Patients
1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped taking Creon 24

Duration

Currently Taking Creon 24
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
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0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
Patients
1
Duration
1-2 years
Patients
1
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
3
Stopped Taking Creon 24
Duration
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Duration
0-1 month
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0
Duration
1-3 months
Patients
0
Duration
3-6 months
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0
Duration
6 months-1 year
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0
Duration
1-2 years
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0
Duration
2 years or more
Patients
2

Adherence


Always
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3
60%
Usually
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0
0%
Sometimes
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2
40%
Never taken as prescribed
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0
0%

Burden


Very hard to take
Patients
1
20%
Somewhat hard to take
Patients
0
0%
A little hard to take
Patients
1
20%
Not at all hard to take
Patients
3
60%

Cost per month


Cost per month
$200+
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
Patients
0
0%
Cost per month
$25-49
Patients
2
40%
Cost per month
< $25
Patients
1
20%
Cost per month
Not specified
Patients
2
40%

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Creon 24 and switched to:
Treatment name(s)
Pancrelipase (Creon, Creon 24, Zenpep…)
Patients
1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Creon 24.