Pantocar 40mg Tablet

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Composition for Pantocar 40mg Tablet

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
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₹8.1/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pantocar Tablet

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Uses of Pantocar Tablet

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

Common

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

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

How Pantocar Tablet works

Pantocar 40mg 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 Pantocar Tablet

Expert advice for Pantocar 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.
  • Pantocar 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 Pantocar can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Pantocar 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 Pantocar 40mg Tablet
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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
Pantocar 40mg 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Pantocar 40mg Tablet should be used with caution during lact
ation. 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
Pantocar 40mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affe
ct your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
SAFE
Pantocar 40mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pantocar 40mg Tablet is recommended.

However, the use of Pantocar 40mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
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Liver
Pantocar 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients wit
h liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pantocar 40mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Danavir 600mg Tablet, Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Azivent 500mg 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 Pantocar 40mg Tablet

Frequently asked questions for Pantoprazole

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