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Biopenta 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Biopenta 40 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Biopenta 40 mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
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₹5.2/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Biopenta Tablet

Uses of Biopenta Tablet

Biopenta 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).

Biopenta Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Biopenta are Vomiting, Headache, Stomach pain, Nausea, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.

How to use Biopenta 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. Biopenta 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Biopenta Tablet works

Biopenta 40 mg Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid related indigestion and heartburn.

In Depth Information on Biopenta Tablet

Expert advice for Biopenta Tablet

  • Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention.
  • Biopenta 40 mg Tablet can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine. 
  • Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Biopenta 40 mg Tablet can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Biopenta 40 mg Tablet is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them.
  • Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor
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Biopenta Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Biopenta Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Biopenta 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Biopenta 40 mg Tablet should be used with caution during lactation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
Driving
Biopenta 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Biopenta 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Biopenta 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Biopenta 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Biopenta 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Biopenta 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Biopenta Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Biopenta 40 mg Tablet, take it as soon as possible. However, if it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your regular schedule. Do not double the dose.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Biopenta Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

Q. What is Biopenta used for?
Biopenta is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Biopenta an antacid?
No, Biopenta is not an antacid, it belongs to a therapeutic group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It acts by decreasing acid secretion in the stomach while antacids neutralize the acid in the stomach and coat the stomach mucosa.
Q. Is Biopenta safe?
Biopenta is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Biopenta a painkiller?
No, Biopenta is not a painkiller. It is a proton pump inhibitor which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Biopenta a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Biopenta is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Biopenta forever?
Biopenta should not be taken for a long time unless there is an indication for the medicine. Though generally safe, certain conditions like low magnesium levels and fractures are associated with long-term use. Consult your doctor before continuing the drug for a long time as you may need to get some tests done on a regular basis.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Biopenta and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Biopenta and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Biopenta and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with ranitidine?
Both Biopenta and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Biopenta if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Biopenta. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Biopenta Biopenta and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Biopenta while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Biopenta along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Biopenta. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with other medications?
Biopenta can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Biopenta and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Biopenta with other medications.
Q. Can I take Biopenta with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Biopenta and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Biopenta cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Biopenta. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Biopenta, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Biopenta cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Biopenta in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Biopenta.
Q. Does Biopenta cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Biopenta. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Biopenta use.
Q. Does Biopenta cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Biopenta. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Biopenta.
Q. Does Biopenta cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Biopenta use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Biopenta cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Biopenta use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Biopenta cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Biopenta. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Biopenta expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Biopenta has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Biopenta contain aluminum or magnesium?
Biopenta does not commonly contain aluminum or magnesium as an excipient (additional substance) or as a coating. Please read the package insert available with the medicine for further information.

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Taking Biopenta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Biopenta with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Biopenta with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Biopenta with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Biopenta with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Biopenta with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Biopenta with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Biopenta with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Biopenta with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed
Biopenta with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Biopenta with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Biopenta with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Biopenta with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Biopenta with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Biopenta with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Mext, Trex, Vibzi, Meth
Biopenta with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin, Atoin
Biopenta with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Biopenta with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Biopenta with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
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