Pantacid 40 mg Tablet

Prescription Required


Uses of Pantacid Tablet

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

Pantacid Tablet side effects

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

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

How Pantacid Tablet works

Pantacid 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.

Pantacid Tablet related warnings

Pantacid 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.
Pantacid 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.
Pantacid 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Pantacid 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pantacid 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Pantacid 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Pantacid 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pantacid 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pantacid Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Pantacid 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • 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.
  • 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 Pantacid with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
Brand(s): Psycopan
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
Brand(s): Panik
Brand(s): Dizapam
Brand(s): Mgmax
Brand(s): Stoin
Brand(s): Methosis
Brand(s): Clopinorm
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pantacid

I have grade on fatty liver get lot of gas and acidity everyday I have to take pantacid dsr.
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Good physical activity if no contraindications Avoid stress Less Tea, coffee and milk More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist and physician definitely
I am 9 months pregnant having cough n pain in throat since one week taken syrup ascoril augpen 650 Mg. Pantacid 40 bd for 3days not reduced kindly advise needful
Dr. Vijay Verma
Ear Nose Throat Specialist
Actually there are limited sources at this moment of time wait for 2.more days else consult physician again can be allergic and.may require.seroflo inhaler
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Q. How long does it take for Pantacid to work?

Pantacid will start working in 2-3 hours after ingestion. You should start to feel better in 2-3 days.

Q. What is the best time to take Pantacid?

It is best to take Pantacid before your breakfast. If you are taking two doses, take it in the morning and evening. Pantacid is more effective when it is taken 30 min before your food.

Q. Can I stop taking Pantacid if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Pantacid before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is completed.

Q. Is it safe to use Pantacid for long term?

Pantacid should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Pantacid is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.

Q. Can I take Pantacid at bedtime?

If advised by your doctor, Pantacid can be taken at bedtime. It is helpful in controlling overnight excess acid secretion.

Q. Can I take Pantacid with antibiotics?

Yes, according to clinical studies, it is safe to take antibiotics while taking Pantacid. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pantacid along with antibiotics.

Q. Does Pantacid cause hair loss?

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

Q. Does Pantacid cause constipation?

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

Q. Does Pantacid cause weight gain?

Yes, Pantacid can cause both weight gain or weight loss. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss while using Pantacid.

Q. Does Pantacid cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Pantacid can cause dry mouth. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pantacid.

Q. Does Pantacid cause gas?

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

Q. Is Pantacid safe?

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

Q. What is Pantacid used for?

Pantacid is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). PPIs are used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 30th Aug 2018.
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