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 Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Cystic Fibrosis 14 4
Pancreatitis 6 4
Pancreatic Insufficiency 2 0
Support digestive health 2 1
Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor 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 1
None 5

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Creon 24

Side effect Patients
Constipation 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently taking Creon 24

Dosage Patients
1 capsule(s) three times daily 1
120,000-76,000-24,000unt as needed 1
24,000IU as needed 1
4M,W,F as needed 1

Why patients stopped taking Creon 24

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Doctor's advice 1
Other 1
See all 2 patients who’ve stopped taking Creon 24

Duration

Currently taking Creon 24

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 1
1 - 2 years 2
10 years or more 1

Stopped taking Creon 24

Duration Patients
5 - 10 years 2
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 3
Usually 1
Sometimes 2
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 1
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 1
Not at all hard to take 4
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 2
< $25 1
Not specified 3

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Creon 24 and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Pancrelipase (Creon) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Creon 24.