Pantosec 40 mg Tablet

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Overview

Uses of Pantosec Tablet
Pantosec 40 mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).
Pantosec Tablet side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhoea
How to use Pantosec 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. Pantosec 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
How Pantosec Tablet works
Pantosec 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.
Pantosec Tablet related warnings
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pantosec 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
Pantosec 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
Pantosec 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Pantosec 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pantosec 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Pantosec 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Pantosec 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pantosec 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
What if you miss a dose of Pantosec Tablet?
If you miss a dose of Pantosec 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.

Alternate Brands

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Expert Advice

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  • You have been prescribed Pantosec 40 mg Tablet to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • 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.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Pantosec with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pantosec

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I am suffering from arthritis;its medication leads to hair fall. How could I control it suggest some home remedies.My current medicines are HCQS 200. Pantosec 40 mg Meftal MR Saaz 500 Dolonex DT 20 mg Neurobion forte Mep 4 mg What should I add further to stop hair fall
Dr. Souvik Sardar
Skin Specialist
For hairfall Use 5% regaine lotion - 1ml to apply twice daily over dry scalp with fingers Continue for 4months Wash ur fingers after applicationthis is drug induced hairfall as long as you continue those Medicines there will be hairfall start the lotion it will get controlled after 2months
Hi sir I am suffer from mouth ulcers it happens twices in a month but I don't know the reason why it happens always doctor advise me to take Becomplex tablet in a week so sir please help me for full curing of my mouth ulcersI take tablet pantosec 40 mg one hour before food & becousles(B complex)Sir I know the reason why mouth ulcer happen always
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
if u getting repeated ulcer, avoid spicy food firstand take cobadex CZS twice daily for 4 weeksalso evion 400 mg once daily in night for 4 weeksif u eat tobacco or smoke , than u have to quit that
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FAQs

Q. What is Pantosec used for?
Pantosec is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Pantosec an antacid?
No, Pantosec 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 Pantosec safe?
Pantosec is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Pantosec a painkiller?
No, Pantosec 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 Pantosec a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Pantosec is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Pantosec forever?
Pantosec 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 Pantosec with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Pantosec and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pantosec with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Pantosec and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Pantosec with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Pantosec and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pantosec with ranitidine?
Both Pantosec and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Pantosec if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Pantosec. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantosec with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Pantosec Pantosec and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantosec with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Pantosec while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pantosec along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Pantosec with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Pantosec. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pantosec with other medications?
Pantosec can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Pantosec and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Pantosec with other medications.
Q. Can I take Pantosec with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Pantosec and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Pantosec cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Pantosec. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pantosec, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Pantosec cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Pantosec in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Pantosec.
Q. Does Pantosec cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Pantosec. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Pantosec use.
Q. Does Pantosec cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Pantosec. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pantosec.
Q. Does Pantosec cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Pantosec use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Pantosec cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Pantosec use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Pantosec cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Pantosec. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Pantosec expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Pantosec has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Pantosec contain aluminum or magnesium?
Pantosec 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.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
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