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Pantocalm 40 mg Injection

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Composition for Pantocalm 40 mg Injection

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Pantocalm 40 mg Injection

Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
17.18
2 ml in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Pantocalm Injection

Uses of Pantocalm Injection

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

Pantocalm Injection side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pantocalm are Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Flatulence, Diarrhoea, Joint pain.

How to use Pantocalm Injection

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

How Pantocalm Injection works

Pantocalm 40 mg 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.

In Depth Information on Pantocalm Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Pantocalm Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Pantocalm 40 mg 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Pantocalm Injection

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

Q. What is Pantocalm used for?
Pantocalm is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Pantocalm an antacid?
No, Pantocalm 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 Pantocalm safe?
Pantocalm is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Pantocalm a painkiller?
No, Pantocalm 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 Pantocalm a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Pantocalm is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm forever?
Pantocalm 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 Pantocalm with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Pantocalm and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Pantocalm and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Pantocalm and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm with ranitidine?
Both Pantocalm and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Pantocalm if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Pantocalm. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Pantocalm Pantocalm and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Pantocalm while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pantocalm along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Pantocalm. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm with other medications?
Pantocalm can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Pantocalm and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Pantocalm with other medications.
Q. Can I take Pantocalm with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Pantocalm and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Pantocalm cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Pantocalm. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pantocalm, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Pantocalm cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Pantocalm in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Pantocalm.
Q. Does Pantocalm cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Pantocalm. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Pantocalm use.
Q. Does Pantocalm cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Pantocalm. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pantocalm.
Q. Does Pantocalm cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Pantocalm use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Pantocalm cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Pantocalm use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Pantocalm cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Pantocalm. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Pantocalm expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Pantocalm has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Pantocalm contain aluminum or magnesium?
Pantocalm 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 Pantocalm with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pantocalm with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Pantocalm with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Pantocalm with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Pantocalm with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Pantocalm with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Pantocalm with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Pantocalm with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Pantocalm with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Pantocalm with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Pantocalm with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Pantocalm with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Pantocalm with Magnesium Hydroxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Pantocalm with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam, Etizoram
Pantocalm with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Pantocalm with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Pantocalm with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Mext, Vibzi, Meth
Pantocalm with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Pantocalm with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
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