Pantakon 40mg Injection

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Composition for Pantakon 40mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
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52.88
₹52.88/Injection
1 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Pantakon Injection

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Uses of Pantakon Injection

Pantakon 40mg Injection is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Pantakon Injection

Common

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.

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How to use Pantakon Injection

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

How Pantakon Injection works

Pantakon 40mg injection lowers the acid production in the stomach.

In Depth Information on Pantakon Injection

Expert advice for Pantakon Injection

  • 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.
  • Pantakon 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 Pantakon can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Pantakon 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Pantakon 40mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and ca
use acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pantakon 40mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Pantakon 40mg Injection should be used with caution during l
actation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Pantakon 40mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or a
ffect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
SAFE
Pantakon 40mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pantakon 40mg Injection is recommended.

However, the use of Pantakon 40mg Injection is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
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Liver
Pantakon 40mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients
with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pantakon 40mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Anzilum 0.5mg Tablet, Zathrin Redimix Suspension

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pantoprazole, 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 for Pantakon 40mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Pantoprazole

Pantakon is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
No, Pantakon 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.
Pantakon is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Pantakon 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.
Yes, Pantakon is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Pantakon 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 Pantakon with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Pantakon and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pantakon with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Pantakon and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Pantakon with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Pantakon and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pantakon with ranitidine?
Both Pantakon and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Pantakon if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Pantakon. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantakon with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Pantakon Pantakon and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantakon with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Pantakon while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pantakon along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Pantakon with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Pantakon. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantakon with other medications?
Pantakon can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Pantakon and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Pantakon with other medications.
Q. Can I take Pantakon with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Pantakon and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Pantakon. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pantakon, please consult your doctor.
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Pantakon in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Pantakon.
Change in weight has been associated with Pantakon. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Pantakon use.
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Pantakon. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pantakon.
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Pantakon use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Dementia has not been reported with Pantakon use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Pantakon. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Yes, like any other medicine, Pantakon has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Pantakon contain aluminum or magnesium?
Pantakon 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.
Q. Is Pantakon better than omeprazole?
Pantakon and omeprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are used in disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. Both work by decreasing acid production in the stomach and are seen to be almost equally effective and safe in many clinical research studies. However, the response may vary from patient to patient and depend on the dose
Q. What is the difference between Pantakon and famotidine?
Pantakon is a proton pump inhibitor. Whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Pantakon is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
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