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Read user comments about the side effects, benefits, and effectiveness of Creon Oral.

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24 Total User Reviews

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Condition: Pancreas Organ Failure
7/26/2014 8:53:44 PM

Reviewer: scarlet, 55-64 Female on Treatment for less than 1 month (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 3

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 3

Comment:
I am wondering what to eat with this since I don't eat much after losing my colon also and now the pancreas is not functioning right. I don't drink but smoke which I am working on stopping.

Condition: Pancreas Organ Failure
5/31/2014 2:18:20 PM

Reviewer: bbzlucille, 65-74 Female on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 4

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Being diagnosed with chronic pancreatitis from years of smoking I was prescribed Creon. This drugs works well . I still have days with stomach discomfort for no apparent reason as I stick faithfully to my low to no fat diet . The biggest problem is even with insurance it is so costly that I am having a hard time paying for it. There is no generic for it and even though the main ingredient is avail ... Show Full Comment

Condition: Pancreas Organ Failure
1/26/2014 11:19:18 PM

Reviewer: dano, 35-44 Male (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 2

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 4

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 2

Comment:

Condition: Pancreas Organ Failure
11/13/2013 1:46:52 PM

Reviewer: creon, 55-64 Male on Treatment for 1 to 6 months (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 1

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 1

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 1

Comment:
I'm a diabetic and CREON seems to affect your glucose. This drug almost take me to a hypoglycemic shock. The gurgling it creates is horrible.

Condition: Pancreas Organ Failure
10/2/2013 7:53:38 PM

Reviewer: Anon73, 45-54 Male on Treatment for 1 to less than 2 years (Patient)

Effectiveness

Current Rating: 5

Ease of Use

Current Rating: 5

Satisfaction

Current Rating: 4

Comment:
Necrotizing Pancreatitis...take 24kU due to low pancreatic function. Need to take 3x w/meals, 1 w/snacks. W/O would have very greasy, frothy and frequent diarrhea. I'm able to maintain/gain weight though the weight seems to be gained in the abdominal area. VERY costly; costs my insurance ~$2,000 for 1 months supply luckily my cost is $60. Manufacturer does have discount card that'll s ... Show Full Comment

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