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  • Tisaacsjr has created a new message board discussion

    My wife lost the battle. I have 3 bottles x 300 caps of creon 24000 lipase units that will go unused. Is there somewhere that I can drop these off in the Philadelphia area so they can be used?

    April 17, 2013 view discussion
    • Tisaacsjr has replied to a post on the message board

      Thank you for this very comprehensive explanation. We have been having significant issues and finally found out that the issue wasn't the amount of Creon but rather an issue of blocked bile ducts and some other related blockages. My wife had been taking 5 24's at dinner but now that she has had the blockages addressed she's back to 2 at dinner a d 1 with snacks. It's wonderful to hear that all else seems to be w...

      February 13, 2013 view post
      • Tisaacsjr has replied to a post on the message board

        Thank you for the note. We're up to 3 (24,000) before and 2 after. We are going to try the one during to see if that makes a difference. I've researched on the web, mfg site but what I think will help the most is practical experience from others like your husband. Good luck to you too.

        January 02, 2013 view post
        • Tisaacsjr has replied to a post on the message board

          Thank you for the thoughts on this issue we're having.  Her Creon capsules are 24000 Lipase and 76000 Protease.  I don't see UNT on the bottle.  Our oncologist said these were the only strength they prescribe.  My wife did start with one capsule before, one after, and we've now grown to 3 before and 2 after.  It still does not seem to the right combination. I heard from someone else on thi...

          January 02, 2013 view post
          • Tisaacsjr has created a new message board discussion

            Hello all, I have been reading many of the positive comments from everyone here and hope this year brings relief to as many of you - and us - as possible. My wife was diagnosed with PC in May 2012 at age 54 with no prior medical problems. She was healthy and fit and this disease has been devastating. When diagnosed a Whipple was attempted but due to artery involvement the surgery was not completed. She had five m...

            January 01, 2013 view discussion
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