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Pantocad 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Pantocad 40 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Pantocad 40 mg Tablet

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MRP
55
₹5.5/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pantocad Tablet

Uses of Pantocad Tablet

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

Pantocad Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Pantocad Tablet works

Pantocad 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 Pantocad Tablet

Expert advice for Pantocad 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.
  • Pantocad 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 Pantocad 40 mg Tablet can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Pantocad 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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Pantocad Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pantocad Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pantocad 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
Pantocad 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
Pantocad 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Pantocad 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pantocad 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Pantocad 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Pantocad 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pantocad 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pantocad Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Pantocad 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 Pantocad Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

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

Severely interacts with other drugs like

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