This drug is absorbed by the enzymes that help break down and digest fats, starch, and proteins in food. It is used in conditions where the pancreas cannot produce or does not supply enough of the gastrointestinal lipolysis enzymes into the small intestines to digest the food (of conditions such as chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, cancer of the pancreas, post-pancreatectomy, post-gastrointestinal bypass surgery).
Foods to Avoid When Taking Creon
There are some brands of this medication that have developed Guidelines for the use of the medication provided by your pharmacist. If there are any, please refer to the Medication Guide before you start taking this medicine and each time you make a fresh dose of the drug. If you have any questions, ask your doctor or pharmacist.
See how this drug works, inside and out, with meals and snacks as directed by your doctor. Swallow the capsule whole. Do not crush or chew the capsules or put them in your mouth. This can cause irritation in the mouth and also change the effect of the drug.
If swallowing is difficult, then the capsule may be opened and contents mixed with a lot of liquid or soft food, and don’t bite (such as applesauce, at room temperature).
Please do not use the capsule with alkaline food or liquid (such as milk, ice cream, or tea). Please consult your doctor or pharmacist for more information on any product, liquids (such as infant formula, milk, or cheese), and the need to avoid over stirring. Immediately swallow the food or liquid, he tries to bite treatment. Drink a glass of water or juice after the intake of some nutrients, in order to ensure that all the medicines are swallowed. Do not leave medicines, mixtures, and after.
The dosage depends on your health, nutrition, weight, and response to treatment. Do not take more than one capsule in a day as directed by your doctor. The condition will not improve faster, and your risk of side effects will be higher.
Drink plenty of liquids while you are taking this medication only on your doctor’s going to be talking about something else.
Use this treatment regularly to get the most out of it. Look at this every meal or snack.
If your doctor recommends a special diet, it is very important that you follow this diet, to get the most out of this medicine.
Do not brand, or medication of pancreatic lipase, but seek the advice of your doctor or pharmacist. A variety of food, amount of, perhaps, the stomach, the bowels, the hydrolytic fat splitting enzymes.
Tell your doctor if the condition persists or worsens.
What should I eat when taking Creon?
Go for lean proteins, like chicken or turkey breasts, egg whites, or tuna packed in water. This will provide your body with the fuel it needs while keeping your meals low in fat. Avoid too much fiber. Though it's usually part of a healthy diet, fiber can keep your pancreatic enzymes from digesting fat as well.
Do you need to take Creon with fruit?
It is important that you take your enzymes with all other meals and snacks. What if I can't swallow them? You can open the capsules and mix the granules (without crushing) with an acidic fruit puree, such as apple sauce. You will need to swallow the mixture straight away, without chewing.
What happens if you don't take Creon with food?
It can be difficult taking the creon capsules with every meal, but if you do not take them your symptoms will continue and may become worse. If you stop taking them for a long time you will not absorb some important vitamins that your body needs (particularly vitamins A, D, E and K) and you may lose weight.