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Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection


Overview

Uses of Opanta Powder for Injection

Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Opanta Powder for Injection side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Joint pain

How to use Opanta Powder for Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Opanta Powder for Injection works

Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection 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.

Opanta Powder for Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
It is unsafe to consume alcohol with Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection.
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection 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
Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection 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
Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection is recommended.
However, the use of Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Opanta Powder for Injection?

If you miss a dose of Opanta 40 mg Powder for Injection, 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor will administer it to you as an injection into a vein over a period of 2 -15 minutes.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Opanta with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Opanta

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Suffering from acid reflux disease due to which pain in throat and right side of lower abdomen
Dr. Saurav Arora
Homeopathy
Dear sir for the time being you can take Robinia 30, 04 drops in half cup water and Nixocid tab 2 tab thrice daily for a month, but as this case needs supervision, discussion and examination you need to visit a homeopath so that he can discuss your case in detail, get some investigations, do examination and guide you accordingly,
My right ear gets clogged after every nap.It opens in about 5-10 mins after getting up and then stays normal for the rest of the day
Dr. Gladson Guddappa Uchil
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Could be acid reflux disease. Please use this app to find and meet a good ENT Specialist in your city to examine you & do the needful.
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FAQs

Q. Does Opanta cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported with the use of Opanta. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Opanta, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Opanta cause constipation?

Yes, both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as common side effects of Opanta in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Opanta.

Q. Does Opanta cause gas?

Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) can occur as a result of Opanta use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Q. Is Opanta safe?

Yes, Opanta is relatively safe if taken in the prescribed dose for the prescribed duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What is Opanta used for?

Opanta is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). PPIs are used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.

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References
  1. Wallace JL, Sharkey KA. Pharmacotherapy of Gastric Acidity, Peptic Ulcers, and Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. In: Brunton LL, Chabner BA, Knollmann BC, editors. Goodman & Gilman's: The Pharmacological Basis of Therapeutics. 12th ed. New York, New York: The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.; 2011. [Accessed 24 Jan. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  2. Pantoprazole. Philadelphia, PA: Wyeth Laboratories; [Accessed on 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
  3. Central Drugs Standard Control Organisation (CDSCO). [Accessed 28 Mar. 2019] (online) Available from:External Link
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