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Revised: 4/2018

The information on this sheet is based on approvals granted by the Japanese regulatory authority. Approval details may vary by country. Medicines have adverse reactions (risks) as well as efficacies (benefits). It is important to minimize adverse reactions and maximize efficacy. To obtain a better therapeutic response, patients should understand their medication and cooperate with the treatment.
Brand name :
LipaCreon Capsule 150mg
 Active ingredient:
Pancrelipase
 Dosage form:
Pale orange/ light yellow opaque capsule (entire length: 18mm)
 Print on wrapping:
(Face) リパクレオンカプセル 150mg, MYLAN16
(Back)LipaCreon Cap. 150mg, リパクレオンカプセル, 150mg, MYLAN16

Effects of this medicine

This medicine is a purified pancreatic enzyme from pig. It improves digestion and absorption of lipids and proteins.
It is usually used for pancreatic enzyme replacement in the treatment of exocrine pancreatic insufficiency due to chronic pancreatitis, pancreatectomy, pancreatic cystic fibrosis, etc.

Before using this medicine, be sure to tell your doctor and pharmacist

  • If you have previously experienced any allergic reactions (itch, rash, etc.) to any medicines.
    If you have a history of hypersensitivity to proteins derived from pig.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking any other medicinal products. (Some medicines may interact to enhance or diminish medicinal effects. Beware of over-the-counter medicines and dietary supplements as well as other prescription medicines.)

Dosing schedule (How to take this medicine)

  • Your dosing schedule prescribed by your doctor is ((        to be written by a healthcare professional))
  • In general, take 4 capsules (600mg of the active ingredient) at the time, three times a daily, immediately after meals.
    The dosage may be adjusted according to the symptoms. Strictly follow the instructions.
  • You should take this medicine just after a meal because it may not be sufficiently effective by taking on an empty stomach.
  • If you miss a dose, skip the missed dose and continue your regular dosing schedule. You should not take two doses at one time.
  • If you accidentally take more than your prescribed dose, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
  • Do not stop taking this medicine unless your doctor instructs you to do so.

Precautions while taking this medicine

Possible adverse reactions to this medicine

The most commonly reported adverse reaction include constipation, diarrhea, fever, abdomen enlarged feeling, anal ulcer, gastroenteritis, sty and renal dysfunction. If any of these symptoms occur, consult with your doctor or pharmacist.
The symptoms described below are rarely seen as initial symptoms of the adverse reactions indicated in brackets. If any of these symptoms occur, stop taking this medicine and see your doctor immediately.
No pertinent entries.
The above symptoms do not describe all the adverse reactions to this medicine. Consult with your doctor or pharmacist if you notice any symptoms of concern other than those listed above.

Storage conditions and other information

  • Keep out of the reach of children. Store away from direct sunlight, heat and moisture.
  • Discard the remainder. Do not store them.

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For further information, talk to your doctor or pharmacist.