Medicine Overview of Pantafol SL Capsule SR
Pantafol -SL Capsule is used in the treatment of constipation
Side Effects of Pantafol SL are Nausea, Diarrhoea, Flatulence, Constipation, Dizziness, Headache, Sleepiness, Stomach pain.
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. Pantafol -SL Capsule is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.
Pantafol -SL Capsule is a combination of two medicines: Levosulpiride and Pantoprazole. Levosulpiride is a prokinetic which works by increasing the release of acetylcholine (a chemical messenger). This increases the movement of stomach and intestines, and prevents reflux (acid going up to the food pipe). Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and ulcers.
In Depth Information on Pantafol SL Capsule SR
- It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
- Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
- Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
- Do not consume alcohol while taking Pantafol -SL Capsule as it can increase the risk of stomach damage.
- Long-term use may cause weak or broken bones. Take adequate intake of dietary calcium and vitamin D or their supplements. Do not take Pantafol -SL Capsule for longer than prescribed.
Pantafol SL Capsule SR related warnings
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.
No information is available on the use of Pantafol -SL Capsule during lactation. Please consult your doctor.
Do not drive unless you are feeling well.
Pantafol -SL Capsule may cause drowsiness, numbness, or dyskinesias, therefore they should be advised to avoid driving and operations requiring supervision.
There is limited information available on the use of Pantafol -SL Capsule in patients with kidney disease. Please consult your doctor.
However, limited data suggest a cautious use of this medicine in these patients.
Pantafol -SL Capsule is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pantafol -SL Capsule may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
Questions Related to Pantafol SL
I am having chronic constipation, please suggest any medicine having no side effects
Dr. Pushkar Mani
syrup Duphalac 15ml oce daily in night for 2 weeksalso add more fibre in ur dietlike take green salad in dinner regularly , 1 apple or orange in evening, sprouts in morning
How to get rid off from constipation problem???Sir I have already taken many homeopathic pills and Ayurveda tooBut I'm literally vry disturbPls send m consultation fast
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Should drink at least 4 liter water in a day, do physical exercise daily, avoid junk food totally, take abhyarisht 30 ml twice with water after meal
do not have clear motions daily just like constipation. its take too much time then also not clears and too much Gas produces. pls suggests any aayurvedic medicine.
Dr. Waseem Mirza
i m not ayurvedic specialist, kindly as seek help from concerned doctor, but as a doctor i advice u to take psyllium husk, 2 tsf in 1 glass of warm water at bedtime,take enough salad, plenty of water etc
Hi actullay I have constipation problem since 8 year and lots of medicine use for that no one is useful for me .currently I visited a who prescribed pylokit (salt lansoprazole 30 mg) use for 10 days this medicine is best for me .or do best for me .
Dr. Waseem Mirza
Hello, greetings from 1mg.com Yes this medication is fine Kindly take it as advised and follow up with ur doctorEat a well-balanced diet. Include lots of fibres like salads etc. exercise regularly. Drink at least eight glasses of water a day.Take 2 tsf of psyllium husk in 1 glass of warm water in the evening.
I am 2 months pregnancy and facing constipation issue from last 3 days. Toilet is not clear from last 3 days. let me know the any medicine name for it.no need your help. thanks for developer this application.useless service. thanks good bye
Dr. Suman Rao
You should have patience. can be busyAnyways you can take lactifibre husk two scoops with warm water or milk at bed time. Take plenty of fluids and high roughage diet
Dear sir, I am suffering from constipation from last 6 years .
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Good physical activity Avoid stress, smoking and alcohol Less Tea, coffee and milk More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist for evaluation May try laxatives
Dear Dr, I have chronic constipation also my weight is growing up day by day. .I don't have thyroid problem.
Dr. Pawan Rawal
Good physical activity if no contraindications Avoid stress Less Tea, coffee and milk and fat and juices More curd and butter milk Should meet a gastroenterologist and physician
Frequently asked questions about Pantafol SL Capsule SR
Q. Which is the best time to take Pantafol sl?
Take Pantafol sl exactly as directed by your doctor. It is best to take one capsule daily on an empty stomach.
Q. What are the contraindications of Pantafol sl?
The use of Pantafol sl should be avoided in patients with known allergy to any of the component or excipients of this medicine.
Q. Can the use of Pantafol sl cause dizziness?
Yes, the use of Pantafol sl can cause dizziness (feeling faint, weak, unsteady or lightheaded) in some patients. If you feel dizzy or lightheaded, stop what you are doing and sit or lie down for some time or until you feel better.
Q. Does the use of Pantafol sl lead to increased risk of fractures?
Several studies in adults suggest that treatment with Pantafol sl may lead to increased risk for osteoporosis-related fractures of the hip, wrist or spine. The risk of fracture was increased in patients who received high-dose, defined as multiple daily doses, and long-term therapy (a year or longer).
Q. Can I drive Pantafol sl while Im taking this drug?
No, taking Pantafol sl may make you feel sleepy, dizzy or could affect your eyesight. So do not drive or use machines until you know how this medicine affects you.
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