What is Pancreatin?

Category: Prescription Drugs

Most popular types: Creon 2500 Pancreatin 4X Creon 40 Show all

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Pancreatin is an enzyme used for the relief of functional indigestion due to enzyme deficiency or imbalance.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Support digestive health 7 2
Cystic fibrosis 6 1
Fibromyalgia 2 0
Autoimmune pancreatitis 1 0
Irritable bowel syndrome 1 0
Malabsorption 1 1

Show all 8 reasons taken


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

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 1
Moderate 0
Mild 1
None 2

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Pancreatin

Side effect Patients
Loose bowel movements 1

Why patients stopped taking Pancreatin

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Did not seem to work 1
Other 1
Side effects too severe 1
See all 3 patients who've stopped taking Pancreatin

Duration

Stopped taking Pancreatin

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

What people switch to and from

Patients stopped taking Pancreatin and switched to:

Treatment Patients
Amlodipine-olmesartan (Azor) 1
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Pancreatin.