Creon 25 000 Supply Issues

8th September 2023

We have been advised that Creon 25 000 is currently experiencing a temporary supply issue.

This is a national issue and the hospital is also experiencing supply issues. We have been advised the stock issues will not be resolved until early October. We will keep you updated.

If you are unable to obtain a supply of Creon 25 000 from you community pharmacy, we would suggest you do the following ;

  1. Try a different pharmacy - they may have a supply in stock. The hospital is also experiencing supply issues and will not be able to supply you with any Creon 25 000.
  2. You will need to change to Creon 10 000 temporarily. If this is the case, please use our conversion chart to find our how many Creon 10 000 capsules will replace your usual dose of Creon 25 000.
  3. If you experience any symptoms of malabsorption such as fatty stools, abdominal pain, bloating or other bowel symptoms, with Creon 10 000 - contact the CF team for further advice.