Camopan 100mg Tablet

Introduction

Camopan 100mg Tablet is a prescription medicine used to treat chronic pancreatitis and post-operative reflux esophagitis. It reduces inflammation of the pancreas and prevents the reflux of acid.

Camopan 100mg Tablet is taken with or without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your doctor know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.

The most common side effects of Camopan 100mg Tablet are nausea, rash, abnormal liver function tests, Increased potassium level in blood, itching, and gastrointestinal discomfort. This medicine may also cause diarrhea, so it is better to take plenty of fluids while taking this medicine as it may help to prevent dehydration. Most of these are temporary and usually resolve with time. Contact your doctor straight away if you are at all concerned about any of these side effects.

Before taking this medicine, you should let your doctor know if you have liver or kidney problems. Pregnant or breastfeeding women should also consult their doctor. Your doctor may advice for regular liver function and complete blood tests while you are taking this medicine.

Uses of Camopan Tablet

Side effects of Camopan Tablet

Most side effects do not require any medical attention and disappear as your body adjusts to the medicine. Consult your doctor if they persist or if you’re worried about them

Common side effects of Camopan

  • Nausea
  • Rash
  • Abnormal liver function tests
  • Diarrhea
  • Increased potassium level in blood
  • Itching
  • Jaundice
  • Low blood platelets
  • Liver disorder
  • Gastrointestinal discomfort

How to use Camopan Tablet

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Camopan 100mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Camopan Tablet works

Camostat belongs to a class of medications called oral protease inhibitors. It works by inhibiting the activity of digestive enzymes involved in acid secretion and the activity of certain compounds involved in inflammation, thereby relieving the reflux of acid and inflammation of the pancreas.

Safety Advice

Alcohol

CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
It is not known whether it is safe to consume alcohol with Camopan 100mg Tablet. Please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

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Information regarding the use of Camopan 100mg Tablet during pregnancy is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Breastfeeding

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Information regarding the use of Camopan 100mg Tablet during breastfeeding is not available. Please consult your doctor.

Driving

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It is not known whether Camopan 100mg Tablet alters the ability to drive. Do not drive if you experience any symptoms that affect your ability to concentrate and react.

Kidney

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There is limited information available on the use of Camopan 100mg Tablet in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.

Liver

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There is limited information available on the use of Camopan 100mg Tablet in patients with liver disease. Please consult your doctor.