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Pancreatin (Creon) Creon® Adult

Pancreatin - Dosage and How to Use

How should Pancreatin be used?

  • Do not stop taking your medication without checking with your healthcare professional.
  • You may take this medication with or after food. 
  • Capsules should be swallowed whole without crushing or chewing, with enough fluid during or after a meal or snack as directed by your healthcare professional.
  • When the swallowing of capsules is difficult (e.g. for the elderly), capsules may be carefully opened and the contents added to fruit juice or yoghurt.
  • Crushing the contents of the capsule may result in increased exposure of the mouth to its contents which may lead to reduced effectiveness of the drug and irritation.

What should I do if I miss a dose?

​If you forget to take a dose, take your next dose as directed by your healthcare professional. Do not take two doses to make up for the missed dose.

What should I do if I overdose?

Pancreatin - Additional Information

  • Updated on 1/31/2021 12:00:00 AM
  • Article contributed by PSS National Medication Information Workgroup PSS National Medication Information Workgroup
The information provided is not intended as medical advice. Terms of use. Information provided by SingHealth

If you take more than the recommended dose, please seek medical advice immediately. The information provided on this page does not replace information from your healthcare professional. Please consult your healthcare professional for more information.

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