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Creon Side Effects

What should I watch for?

Visit your doctor for regular check ups. Talk to your doctor before you change brands of this medicine. Each brand has different amounts of enzymes.

You may need to be on a special diet while taking this medicine. Also, ask your doctor how much water you need to drink.

This medicine may increase your chance of having a rare bowel disorder. The risk of having this condition may be reduced by following the dosing directions that your healthcare professional gives you. Call your healthcare professional right away if you have any unusual or severe stomach pain.

This medicine may increase blood uric acid levels, for example, worsening of gout, or painful, swollen joints. Call your healthcare professional right away if you have any of these symptoms.

Be careful if you open the capsule. This medicine can irritate the lungs if you breathe it in. Also, do not hold the medicine in your mouth or chew it. This may cause mouth sores.

This medicine may affect blood sugar levels. If you have diabetes, check with your doctor or health care professional before you change your diet or the dose of your diabetic medicine.

Women should inform their doctor if they wish to become pregnant or think they might be pregnant.

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Common and Rare Side Effects

Along with its needed effects, a medicine may cause some unwanted effects. Although not all of these side effects may occur, if they do occur they may need medical attention.

Check with your doctor immediately if any of the following side effects occur:

Rare

Skin rash or hives

With high doses

Bowel blockage

diarrhea

nausea

stomach cramps or pain

With very high doses

Blood in the urine

joint pain

swelling of the feet or lower legs

With powder dosage form or powder from opened capsules

if breathed in

Shortness of breath

stuffy nose

tightness in the chest

trouble breathing

With tablets

if held in mouth

Irritation of the mouth

Incidence not known

Cough

difficulty with swallowing

dizziness

fast heartbeat

itching

noisy breathing

puffiness or swelling of the eyelids or around the eyes, face, lips, or tongue

redness of the skin

severe stomach pain

unusual tiredness or weakness

Some side effects may occur that usually do not need medical attention. These side effects may go away during treatment as your body adjusts to the medicine. Also, your health care professional may be able to tell you about ways to prevent or reduce some of these side effects. Check with your health care professional if any of the following side effects continue or are bothersome or if you have any questions about them:

More common

Blurred vision

dry mouth

flushed, dry skin

fruit-like breath odor

headache

increased hunger

increased thirst

increased urination

sweating

unexplained weight loss

vomiting

Less common

Abnormal feces

anxiety

bloated

chills

cold sweats

coma

confusion

cool, pale skin

depression

excess air or gas in the stomach or intestines

fever

frequent bowel movements

full feeling

muscle aches

nightmares

passing gas

runny nose

seizures

shakiness

slurred speech

sore throat

Incidence not known

Difficulty having a bowel movement (stool)

difficulty with moving

muscle aching or cramping

muscle pains or stiffness

muscle spasm

swollen joints

Other side effects not listed may also occur in some patients. If you notice any other effects, check with your healthcare professional.

Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to the FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

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