What is Creon 5?

Category: Prescription Drugs

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Generic name: Pancrelipase

Creon 5 is a brand name for pancrelipase, an enzyme used as replacement therapy in symptomatic treatment of malabsorption syndrome caused by pancreatic insufficiency. It contains Lipase (5000 units), Amylase (16,600 units), and Protease (18,750 units) per capsule.

Reported purpose & perceived effectiveness
Purpose Patients Evaluations Perceived Effectiveness
Cystic fibrosis 1 0
Muscle fatigue 1 0
Pancreatic insufficiency 1 1
Sarcoidosis 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 5

Side effect Patients
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 0
Not at all hard to take 1
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 0
$50-99 0
$25-49 0
< $25 1
Not specified 0
Last updated:
There are no evaluations for Creon 5.