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Suggest alternate over the counter medication for Creon

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Posted on Wed, 15 Mar 2017 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: My husband takes creon. We are going to have to start paying for it. Is there anything else he can take?
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Hello and welcome

I appreciate your concern

Yes, alternatives include Zenpep , Pancreaze, Pertzye and Viokase.

You can ask about the availability of these combinations of lipase, protease, and amylase.

wishing you best of health

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