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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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness
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Perceived effectiveness

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  • 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 4

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
24,000 other three times daily 1
24,000IU 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
1-2 years 2
2 years or more 1

Stopped taking Creon 24

Duration Patients
2 years or more 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
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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+
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0
0%
Cost per month
$100-199
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0
0%
Cost per month
$50-99
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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

Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Creon 24.