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Creon

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4.8  Effectiveness
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RateADrug users have reported 8 Creon side effects and 3 Creon benefits.

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Reported Changes in Health and Well-Being
Since taking Creon, RateADrug survey participants noticed these changes in their health:
Effect on:Much WorseWorseNo ChangeBetterMuch Better
Appetite 0% 23.5% 52.9% 11.8% 11.8%
Balance/Equilibrium 0% 5.9% 70.6% 17.6% 5.9%
Blood Pressure 0% 11.8% 82.4% 0% 5.9%
Breathing 0% 5.9% 82.4% 11.8% 0%
Confidence 0% 5.9% 94.1% 0% 0%
Coordination/Motor Skills 0% 0% 88.2% 11.8% 0%
Digestion 0% 17.6% 41.2% 29.4% 11.8%
Emotional Well-being 0% 5.9% 88.2% 5.9% 0%
Energy 0% 17.6% 58.8% 17.6% 5.9%
Eyesight 0% 17.6% 76.5% 5.9% 0%
Memory 0% 11.8% 76.5% 11.8% 0%
Mental Clarity 0% 5.9% 88.2% 5.9% 0%
Pain 0% 17.6% 64.7% 5.9% 11.8%
Patience 0% 5.9% 82.4% 5.9% 5.9%
Sexual Health 0% 11.8% 70.6% 11.8% 5.9%
Skin Complexion 0% 5.9% 88.2% 5.9% 0%
Sleep 5.9% 5.9% 82.4% 5.9% 0%
Stress Level 0% 17.6% 70.6% 11.8% 0%
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Commonly Reported Creon Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced these commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Allergic Reaction 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
Amnesia / Memory Loss 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Anxiety 85.7% 7.1% 7.1% 0% 0%
Appetite Loss 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Bloating 75% 25% 0% 0% 0%
Blurred Vision 90% 0% 0% 10% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Cold Symptoms 80% 0% 10% 10% 0%
Confusion 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
Coordination / Balance Problems 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Dark / Tarry Stools 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Depression 85.7% 14.3% 0% 0% 0%
Diarrhea 56.2% 12.5% 12.5% 12.5% 6.2%
Dizziness 75% 6.2% 18.8% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 90% 0% 10% 0% 0%
Fatigue 68.8% 0% 12.5% 12.5% 6.2%
Fever 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 64.3% 7.1% 14.3% 7.1% 7.1%
Headache 75% 6.2% 12.5% 6.2% 0%
Insomnia 78.6% 14.3% 0% 0% 7.1%
Irregular Heartbeat 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Mood Swings 80% 10% 0% 10% 0%
Muscle Cramping 90% 0% 10% 0% 0%
Nausea 78.6% 7.1% 7.1% 7.1% 0%
Sensitivity to Light 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Sexual Dysfunction 80% 10% 10% 0% 0%
Stomach Ache 60% 20% 0% 20% 0%
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Less Commonly Reported Creon Side Effects
RateADrug survey participants experienced less commonly reported side effects:
Effect on:NoneMildModerateStrongSevere
Anxiety 50% 50% 0% 0% 0%
Bloating 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Breathing Difficulties 83.3% 16.7% 0% 0% 0%
Change in Weight 33.3% 33.3% 33.3% 0% 0%
Constipation 66.7% 16.7% 16.7% 0% 0%
Drowsiness 50% 0% 50% 0% 0%
Eye / Vision Problems 66.7% 33.3% 0% 0% 0%
Gas 0% 0% 50% 50% 0%
Hearing Loss 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Hives 90% 10% 0% 0% 0%
Itching 80% 20% 0% 0% 0%
Skin Rash 83.3% 0% 16.7% 0% 0%
Unusual Taste in Mouth 66.7% 0% 0% 33.3% 0%
Vomiting 90.9% 0% 9.1% 0% 0%
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Episodes since taking Creon
Since taking Creon Rate a Drug survey participants reported these episodes:
Fall 7.3%
Heart attack 2.4%
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User Comments about Creon
07 Feb 2018 i hv been suffering from acute pancreatitis and my physician prescribed me creon 10000 capsules , now it have been 3 months and im on creon still and im facing serious hair fall, my doctor saya that i hv to take it 1 more month
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26 Feb 2016 After undergoing a Islet cell transplant which was successful for 3 years until the nurse forgot to order my anti-rejection drug from US I gradually was weaned off my drugs. I subsequently ,when back on insulin, developed a bad rash to which tests could not find the cause. Was put on Creon as had d..... very badly. It has helped immensely and have gained weight etc and feeling much better. Now doctor says I have Hyperthyroidism (Graves) and was wondering if Creon had contributed??
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11 Nov 2014 I have only been using Creon for a week. My blood pressure has gone up fairly high. I was prescribed Creon as the diaareha I have has shown because of a lack of dijestive enzenes in my pancreas.
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12 Jun 2011 Creon is the only thing that works. Drawback is that I experienced frontal hairloss and thinness. However, I was also undergoing Efudex treatment at the same time so that also could have been the cause of the alopecia.
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17 Mar 2011 I am suspicious that creon and coq10 may be contraindicated. I have had sever issues with acid reflux, prescribed nexium and have not stopped bot creon and coq10 and am feeling better. will need to start back on enzymes since my remaining pancreas does not produce enough to digest food so that I can get nourishment
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