Pancreatin Minimicrospheres Cap. Creaon 40000
|Pharmacological Category||:||Pancreatic enzyme|
|Therapeutic Indication||:||Chronic Pancreatitis, Cystic Fibrosis, Pancreatic Cancer, Pancreatitis|
|Dosage Forms||:||Tablet, Capsule|
CREON 40000 contains Pancreatin which belongs to drug class known as digestive enzymes. It is used in the treatment of pancreatic insufficiency. Pancreatic insufficiency is a condition occurs when the pancreas does not make enough of a specific enzyme the body uses to digest food in the small intestine. Pancreas is a glandular organ which secretes juices that maintains the proper function of the body.
Pancreatin is a mixture of pancreatic enzymes obtained from hog and pig pancreas. It is composed of pancreatic enzymes such as amylases, lipases, and proteases. It works to decrease fatty bowel movements and to improve nutrition by breaking down fats, proteins, and starches from food into smaller substances that can be absorbed from the intestine.
Always take this CREON 40000 as prescribed by your doctor. Before taking, tell your doctor if you have any kidney, liver or heart diseases, are pregnant or breastfeeding. Your doctor will give the correct dose depends on your child’s age and body weight. The most common side effects are nausea, vomiting, abdominal distension and diarrhea. Take this medicine during or immediately after eating a meal or a snack with plenty of water. It helps the enzymes mix with the food so they can help digest it.
USES OF CREON 40000
- Treats pancreatic insufficiency
HOW CREON 40000 WORKS
CREON 40000 belongs to digestive enzymes which mix completely with food and helps to improve digestion.
DIRECTIONS FOR USE
Always take this medicine according to the dose and frequency as directed by your doctor. It is recommended to take during or immediately after the meals. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break the medicine. It may be taken with food.
SIDE EFFECTS OF CREON 40000
- Abdominal distention
HOW TO MANAGE SIDE EFFECTS
Drink plenty of fluids to avoid dehydration. ORS should be used to prevent dehydration.
Stick to simple normal meals and do not eat spicy foods.
Eat fruits, vegetables whole grains and high rich fiber foods.
Drink clear or ice-cold drinks, eat light, bland foods and avoid fried or sweet foods.
WARNING & PRECAUTIONS
CREON 40000 should be used with caution in pregnant women. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
CREON 40000 is safe to use during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
DRIVING AND USING MACHINES
This medicine has no or negligible influence on the ability to driving or using machines.
Do not take if you are allergic (hypersensitive) to Pancreatin.
Inform your doctor if you have,
- Abdominal problems
Tell your doctor if you are taking or have recently taken any other medicines, including medicines obtained without a prescription.