food interaction for PANTOP HP

alcohol interaction for PANTOP HP

pregnancy interaction for PANTOP HP

lactation interaction for PANTOP HP

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
Avoid Pantop hp kit with tyramine-rich food such as cheese, smoked fish, meats and some types of beer.
UNSAFE
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.
UNSAFE
Pantop hp kit may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
WEIGH RISKS VS. BENEFITS
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION FOR PANTOP HP

Amoxicillin(750mg)

Uses

Amoxicillin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections.

How it works

Amoxicillin is an antibiotic. It kills the bacteria by attacking their cell wall. Specifically, it prevents the synthesis of a substance in the cell wall called peptidoglycan, which provides the cell wall with the strength required for survival of bacteria in human body.

Common side effects

Nausea, Allergic reaction, Vomiting, Diarrhoea.
Pantoprazole(40mg)

Uses

Pantoprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Pantoprazole lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.
Clarithromycin(500mg)

Uses

Clarithromycin is used in the treatment of bacterial infections and bacterial skin infections.

How it works

Clarithromycin is an antibiotic. It stops the bacterial growth by inhibiting synthesis of essential proteins, which are required by bacteria to carry out vital functions.

Common side effects

Vomiting, Nausea, Abdominal pain, Diarrhoea, Jaundice, Abnormal liver function tests, Blisters on skin, Altered taste, Shortness of breath, Flatulence, Headache, Heartburn, Hoarseness of voice, Yellow discoloration of skin, Yellow discoloration of eye, Chills, Fever.

COMMON DOSAGE FOR PANTOP HP KIT

Patients taking PANTOP HP KIT

  • 71%
    Once A Day
  • 29%
    Twice A Day

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Expert advice FOR PANTOP HP

  • Do not take this drug if you are allergic to amoxicillin or penicillin.
  • Take the medicine with food to avoid an upset stomach.
  • You may have loose stools while taking this drug. It gets better after finishing the course, If it worsens consult your doctor.
  • Amoxicillin can make birth control pills less effective. Ask your doctor about using a non-hormone method of birth control (such as a condom, diaphragm, spermicide) to prevent pregnancy while taking this medicine. 
  • Space the doses evenly during the day, at least 4 hours apart.
  • Keep taking amoxicillin until the treatment is finished, even if you feel better.
  • Do not take amoxicillin for more than 2 weeks or two doses in 1 hour.
  • Tell your doctor that you are taking amoxicillin before you go through urine or blood tests for liver function test.
  • Consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin if you are pregnant or breast feeding.

Frequently asked questions FOR PANTOP HP

Amoxicillin

Q. Does amoxicillin act against anaerobic bacteria?
Amoxicillin is active against aerobic (both gram-positive and gram-negative) bacteria and anaerobic bacterial infections like clostridium sp.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause fungal (yeast) infections?
Amoxicillin is a broad spectrum antibiotic. On long-term use, it may kill helpful bacteria in the body which keep the body’s fungal (yeast) population in check. So, this decrease in the number of helpful bacteria may lead to fungal (yeast) infections.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for virus infections?
Amoxicillin is only effective against bacterial infections, not viral infections. Consult a doctor before taking any antibiotics.
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Q. Does amoxicillin cause constipation?
Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause constipation. However, consult your doctor if you have constipation while taking amoxicillin as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause headache?
Amoxicillin has not been reported to cause a headache. However, consult your doctor if you have a headache while taking amoxicillin as this could be due to some other underlying condition.
Q. Is amoxicillin gluten free?
Yes, amoxicillin is gluten free.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for fever?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of fever only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for boils?
Amoxicillin is effective in the treatment of skin and soft tissue infections like boils. However, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for a sore throat?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of sorethroat only if it is associated with an infection which can be treated with it. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for bacterial vaginosis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of bacterial vaginosis. However, talk to a doctor before taking any antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for flu?
Amoxicillin is not useful for the treatment of flu. Consult a doctor for knowing the right medicines for its treatment.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for an ear infection?
Amoxicillin can be used for the treatment of ear infection, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your infections.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin for diverticulitis?
Amoxicillin can be used in the treatment of diverticulitis, however, talk to a doctor for the right antibiotics for your condition.
Q. Is amoxicillin safe?
Amoxicillin is safe to use if taken at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by a doctor.
Q. Is amoxicillin safe for heart patients?
Amoxicillin is safe to use in heart patients if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by the doctor. Always share your medical history with the doctor before taking any medicine.
Q. Is amoxicillin used for throat infections?
Amoxicillin can be used for the treatment of throat infections. However, it should be used when the cause of infection is diagnosed by the doctor and amoxicillin is recommended for its treatment.
Q. Is amoxicillin a pain killer?
Amoxicillin is not a pain killer. It is an antibiotic.
Q. Is amoxicillin a cephalosporin?
Amoxicillin is not a cephalosporin. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of drugs known as penicillins.
Q. Is amoxicillin good for prostate infection?
Amoxicillin can be used for treating prostate infections caused by bacteria against which it is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does amoxicillin treat urinary tract infection (UTI)?
Yes, amoxicillin can be used to treat urinary tract infection (UTI) if it is caused by the bacteria against which amoxicillin is active. Consult a doctor for the right diagnosis of your infection and use antibiotics which are recommended.
Q. Does amoxicillin contain sulfa?
No, amoxicillin does not contain sulfa. It is an antibiotic which belongs to a class of medicines known as penicillins.
Q. Does amoxicillin can treat cough?
Amoxicillin would be needed for the treatment of a cough only if it is associated with an infection. Talk to a doctor for the right diagnosis of your condition before taking any antibiotics.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause drowsiness?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to cause drowsiness. In case you experience drowsiness while taking amoxicillin, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin affect sperm?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to affect sperm. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin contain penicillin?
Amoxicillin does not contain penicillin. However, it belongs to the same class of antibiotics.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause diarrhea in babies?
Amoxicillin can cause diarrhea as a common side effect in babies as well as adults. In case you have diarrhea, it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria in the gut and you may need to stop the medicine. Do not stop any medicine without consulting your doctor.
Q. Does amoxicillin decrease milk secretion?
No, amoxicillin has not been reported to decrease milk secretion. Please consult your doctor if you are breast-feeding before taking the medicine.
Q. Does amoxicillin cause diarrhea?
Amoxicillin can cause diarrhea as a common side effect. Please talk to your doctor in case you have this side effect as it could be due to the change in the normal bacteria of your gut and you may need to stop this medicine.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with milk?
Amoxicillin capsules should be swallowed with water. However, they can be taken before, during or after your meals.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with tramadol?
Amoxicillin can be taken with tramadol. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with food?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with food. Amoxiciilin capsules should be swallowed with water.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with yogurt?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with yogurt. Amoxicillin capsules should be swallowed with water.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with metronidazole?
Amoxicillin can be taken with metronidazole. No drug-drug interactions have been clinically seen between the two. However, interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with medicine for a cold?
Please consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin with any medicine for cold as these medicines have many components and the interaction with each component can be different.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with metformin?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with metformin. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, this does not mean that interactions may occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with loratadine?
Yes, amoxicillin can be taken with loratadine. No drug-drug interactions have been seen between the two. However, interactions can occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take amoxicillin with aspirin?
Amoxicillin and aspirin increase levels of each other. Please consult your doctor before taking amoxicillin with aspirin at the same time.

Pantoprazole

Q. What is pantoprazole used for?
Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is pantoprazole an antacid?
No, pantoprazole 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 pantoprazole safe?
Pantoprazole is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
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Q. Is pantoprazole gluten free?
Yes. Pantoprazole is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.
Q. Is pantoprazole safe for long-term use?
Various studies have shown that pantoprazole is generally safe in long-term use. However, conditions like hypomagnesemia and bone fractures are associated with long-term use of the drug. Consult with your doctor before prolonged use of the drug.
Q. Is pantoprazole the same as rabeprazole?
Pantoprazole belongs to the same group of drugs as rabeprazole called proton pump inhibitors. They work by the same mechanism of action and have similar side effects, however, the effects could be different in different individuals.
Q. Is pantoprazole safe while breastfeeding?
Pantoprazole is known to be excreted in breast milk. So, the decision to continue the medicine while breastfeeding should be taken by the doctor as the benefits should be more than the risk of stopping the medicine. Please consult your doctor.
Q. Is pantoprazole safe in pregnancy?
There is not enough data establishing the safety of both pantoprazole in pregnancy. It should only be used if the clinical benefits are more than the risks and only if it is recommended by your doctor.
Q. Is pantoprazole a painkiller?
No, pantoprazole 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 pantoprazole a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Is pantoprazole stronger than omeprazole?
Available studies suggest that pantoprazole and omeprazole have a similar effect with regard to decreasing the acid secretion in the stomach. There was also no significant difference between pantoprazole and omeprazole in their ulcer healing property.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole forever?
Pantoprazole 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. How long can I take pantoprazole for?
The duration of pantoprazole therapy depends on the disease for which it is taken. Please take the medicine for the duration as advised by your doctor. Always consult your doctor if using pantoprazole for a long term.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between pantoprazole and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with food?
Taking pantoprazole with food may delay its absorption (time to reach blood). But the bioavailability (amount of medicine which reaches the blood) of pantoprazole is not altered by taking it with food.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between pantoprazole and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between pantoprazole and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with ranitidine?
Both pantoprazole and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and pantoprazole if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with pantoprazole. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between pantoprazole and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of pantoprazole while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking pantoprazole along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with pantoprazole. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with other medications?
Pantoprazole can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with pantoprazole and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take pantoprazole with other medications.
Q. Can I take pantoprazole with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between pantoprazole and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does pantoprazole cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of pantoprazole. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking pantoprazole, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does pantoprazole work immediately?
Pantoprazole capsules, when taken orally, will take some time to get absorbed and to produce an effect. The absorption is faster if taken on an empty stomach and is delayed when taken along with food.
Q. Does pantoprazole cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of pantoprazole in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking pantoprazole.
Q. Does pantoprazole cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with pantoprazole. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during pantoprazole use.
Q. Does pantoprazole cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with pantoprazole. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking pantoprazole.
Q. Does pantoprazole cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with pantoprazole use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does pantoprazole cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with pantoprazole use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does pantoprazole cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of pantoprazole. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does pantoprazole expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, pantoprazole has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does pantoprazole contain aluminum or magnesium?
Pantoprazole 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 Pantoprazole better than omeprazole?
Pantoprazole 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 Pantoprazole and famotidine?
Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. Whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Pantoprazole is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.

Clarithromycin

Q. Is clarithromycin a penicillin, antibiotic, or a fluoroquinolone?
Clarithromycin is a macrolide antibiotic, not a penicillin or fluoroquinolone
Q. Is clarithromycin safe?
Clarithromycin is safe if used at prescribed doses for the prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Can I take clarithromycin for bacterial vaginosis, tooth infection, bladder infection, acne and cystitis?
Clarithromycin can be used to treat bacterial vaginosis unless resistance has not been developed against clindamycin or any macrolide antibiotic (clarithromycin, azithromycin, etc.)
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Q. Is clarithromycin gluten free or contain sulfa?
Clarithromycin is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use. Clarithromycin is not a sulfa drug/does not contain sulpha
Q. Can I take clarithromycin with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil?
Yes clarithromycin can be taken with amoxicillin, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, metronidazole or Nyquil. Always consult your physician before use
Q. Does clarithromycin cause drowsiness, insomnia, or thrush?
Clarithromycin does not cause drowsiness when taken as prescribed. But, it may cause insomnia (sleeplessness) and thrush (infection of mouth caused by candida fungus)
Q. Does clarithromycin affect birth control?
When taken with birth control pills, clarithromycin does not affect birth control.

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Content on this page was last updated on 08 March, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)