Creon 150mg 25,000U 20 Caps, Pancreatin
THIS IS A BRAND MEDICATION
INDICATIONS: CREON ® is indicated for the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in pediatric and adult patients. Exocrine pancreatic insufficiency is associated with frequency, but not limited to:
• Cystic Fibrosis.
• Chronic pancreatitis.
• Pancreatic Surgery.
• Pancreatic cancer.
• gastrointestinal bypass surgery (eg Billroth II gastroenterostomy).
• Obstruction of the pancreatic duct or common bile duct (eg by neoplasia).
• Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome.
• Acute Pancreatitis.
DOSAGE AND ADMINISTRATION: Oral.
The dose should be adjusted according to patient needs, individually, depending on the severity of the disease and the composition of the foods ingested.
It is recommended to ingest the enzyme during or immediately after meals. The capsules should be swallowed intact without crushing, crushing or chewing, with sufficient liquid, during or after each meal or snack. When there is difficulty swallowing capsules (eg children or elderly patients), open carefully and add minimicrospheres to soft food (pH <5.5) that does not require chewing (eg applesauce) or , can be taken with liquid minimicrospheres (pH <5.5). The mixture of minimicrospheres with food or liquids should be used immediately and not stored. It is always important to ensure adequate hydration, especially during periods of increased fluid loss. Inadequate hydration can aggravate constipation.