What is EPI?

EPI (exocrine pancreatic insufficiency) is the medical term for a condition that occurs when the pancreas doesn’t release enough digestive enzymes. As a result, the body cannot properly digest food and absorb nutrients.

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Have you been diagnosed with EPI?

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CREON replaces enzymes to help people with EPI digest food.

When prescribing CREON, your doctor will choose a dose that is specific for you based on different factors.

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Use an online tool to log your symptoms and share them with your doctor.

The first step in diagnosing EPI is talking with your doctor about your medical history and the symptoms you're experiencing.

Want to take a closer look at EPI?

Learn more about the role of the pancreas and how EPI affects digestion.

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Answers to frequently asked questions

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Signs and symptoms of EPI

Symptoms of EPI are similar to those of other conditions that affect your stomach and digestion.