What is the use of pantoprazole gastro resistant tablets ip 40 mg?
Pantoprazole is used to treat damage from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury of the esophagus (the tube between the throat and stomach) in adults and children 5 years of age and older.
When should I take pantoprazole gastro resistant tablets?
The recommended starting dose is usually two tablets a day. Take the two tablets 1 hour before a meal. Your doctor may later adjust the dose, depending on the amount of stomach acid you produce. If prescribed more than two tablets a day, the tablets should be taken twice daily.
What should you not take with pantoprazole?
Do not use pantoprazole together with medicines containing rilpivirine (eg, Complera®, Edurant®, Odefsey®).
Can pantoprazole cause stomach problems?
Pantoprazole reduces the amount of acid produced in your stomach. Swallow the tablet whole – do not chew or crush it before you swallow. The most common side-effects are stomach upset and headache. These effects are generally mild and do not last long.
Is pantoprazole used for gas?
It helps treat painful symptoms caused by conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). With GERD, gastric juices flow upward from your stomach and into the esophagus. Pantoprazole oral tablet is also used to treat other conditions in which the stomach makes excess acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
Does pantoprazole make U Sleepy?
Pantoprazole oral tablet does not cause drowsiness.
What is the active substance in pantoprazole?
The active substance is pantoprazole. Each gastro-resistant tablet contains 40 mg of pantoprazole (as sodium sesquihydrate). The other ingredients are: Core: sodium carbonate (anhydrous), mannitol, crospovidone (type B), hydroxypropylcellulose, calcium stearate.
What is pantoprazole used to treat in Gerd?
Loading… Pantoprazole is indicated for short-term treatment (7-10 days) of patients having gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) with a history of erosive esophagitis, as an alternative to oral medication in patients who are unable to continue taking pantoprazole delayed-release tablets.
How long can you take 40 mg of pantoprazole?
40 mg orally once a day for up to 8 weeks; however an additional 8 weeks may be considered for patients who have not healed after the initial treatment. Safety and efficacy beyond 16 weeks of therapy have not been established. 40 mg orally once a day. Controlled studies have been limited to 12 months of pantoprazole therapy.
What is the generic name for pantoprazole?
Generic name: pantoprazole (oral/injection) (pan TOE pra zole) Brand name: Protonix. Drug class: Proton pump inhibitors. Medically reviewed by Philip Thornton, DipPharm. Last updated on Feb 3, 2021. Uses. Warnings. Dosage. What to avoid.