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Composition for CREON

Pancreatin(400 mg)

food interaction for CREON

alcohol interaction for CREON

pregnancy interaction for CREON

lactation interaction for CREON

It is better to take Creon 40000 capsule with food.
Interaction with alcohol is unknown. Please consult your doctor.
Creon 40000 capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Either animal studies have shown adverse effect on fetus and there are no human studies or studies in human and animals are not available. It should be given only if potential benefits justifies risk to the fetus. Please consult your doctor.
Creon 40000 capsule is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Please consult your doctor.


Pancreatin(400 mg)


Creon 40000 capsule is used as a supplement in the treatment of pancreatic exocrine insufficiency (condition in which pancreatic juice is not produced enough to digest the food).

How it works

Creon 40000 capsule belongs to class of drugs called digestive enzymes. It contains enzymes like amylase, lipase and protease which help in digesting the food.

Common side effects

Nausea, Abdominal bloating, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea


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Expert advice for CREON

• Drink plenty of water when taking pancreatin.
• Avoid taking pancreatin in higher than recommended dose if you are suffering from cystic fibrosis (a genetic disorder which characterized by formation of thick mucus in lungs, pancreas and intestine).
• Consult a doctor if you have long-standing history of frequent loose motions, abdominal cramps, blood in stools, gut obstruction or if you experience unusual abdominal symptoms when treated with pancreatin.
• Talk to your doctor if you are pregnant, planning to become pregnant or are breast feeding.
• Patients allergic to pancreatin or to any of its ingredients, pork, and pig products should not take it.

Frequently asked questions for CREON


Q. Is pancreatin acidic?
No. pancreatin is not acidic.
Q. Is pancreatin an enzyme?
Pancreatin is a mixture of digestive enzyme like amylase, lipase and protease which help in digesting the food.
Q. Is pancreatin good for diabetics?
Pancreatin can be taken by patients with diabetes. Please follow your doctor's advice regarding its use.
Q. Is pancreatin a probiotics?
No. Pancreatin belongs to class of drugs called digestive enzymes.
Q. Does pancreatin help reduce inflammation?
No, it has no effect on reducing inflammation.


Content on this page was last updated on 28 June, 2016, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)