Camostat inhibits protease and is used in the treatment, prevention and managing of certain diseases like pancreatitis and postoperative reflux oesophagitis.

This medication is used to treat postoperative reflux oesophagitis and pancreatitis. Camostat may also be used in other conditions to be determined by your doctor.

Camostat may cause serious Anaphylaxis.

This drug may cause side effects such as:

  • Fatigue
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Hepatic Dysfunction
  • Pancreatitis
  • Blood Disorders
  • Sleep Disturbances
  • Paraesthesia
  • Myalgia
  • Myositis
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Taste Disturbances
  • Hypersensitivity Reactions
  • Rash
  • Pruritus
  • Stevens-Johnson Syndrome

Notify your doctor promptly if any of these symptoms persist or worsen.

Your doctor may have prescribed this medication because he or she judged that the benefit to you is greater than the risk of side effects.


Before taking this drug, tell your doctor or pharmacist:

  • If you are allergic to it or if you have any other allergies.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you are taking herbal, prescription and non-prescription drugs.
  • If you have certain medical conditions such as chronic pancreatitis.



Drug interactions may either lessen the effectiveness of this drug or heighten the risk for severe side effects. It’s important to inform your doctor all the medication including prescription and non-prescription and herbal medicines you are taking or going to take.

Possible interactions with this drug are:

  • Ceftriaxone sodium
  • Zantac

Call emergency hotline if someone has overdosed and has serious symptoms such as passing out or trouble breathing.


Available brand/s:

  • Camostat

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