CREON is prescribed as a substitution therapy in cases of insufficiency of the pancreas: chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, pancreatic cancer, reducing fermentopathia of gastrointestinal function in the elderly, after removal of the pancreas, cholestatic hepatitis, partial gastrectomy, state after cholecystectomy, excessive growth of bacteria in the small intestine, disease of the terminal small intestine and liver cirrhosis. Children this drug is often prescribed for recovery from diarrhea. Cheaper alternatives "CREON" are: "Digital", "Mezim Forte", "Peninim", "Panzinorm", "Pancreatin", "Pancreatin", "Were", "Penzital", "Enzistal". They all contain the enzymes lipase, amylase and protease improve the digestion of fats, proteins and carbohydrates, promotes the absorption of these substances in the small intestine.
If you replace "CREON" analogy, you should consult your doctor. These drugs are administered in the following cases: diseases caused by insufficiency of exocrine pancreatic function (chronic pancreatitis, cystic fibrosis, pancreatectomy, pancreatic cancer, older age), increased nervous excitability, a chronic inflammatory disease of the stomach, intestines, gall bladder. Medications can be used in conditions after surgical removal of these organs accompanied by flatulence and impaired digestion, and when dyspeptic phenomena caused functional motility disorders of the intestine due to intestinal infection.
The analogues of "CREON" can be assigned to improve the digestion of incoming food when errors in the diet (consumption of fried, oily, unfamiliar food, lots of food), irregular nutrition, disorders of masticatory function because of problems with teeth, conditions forced limited locomotor activity or immobility. Drugs are used as AIDS for better absorption of the vitamins. Tools used in preparation for radiological and ultrasonic research of abdominal cavity. You should know that unlike cheaper counterparts, "Kreon" is made in the form of minimicrospheres Pancreatin, it is enteric coated. This form increases the accessibility of enzyme during digestion and acid resistant shell provides enhanced delivery of active substances into the small intestine.