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Pentalink 40 mg Infusion

Lincoln Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Pentalink 40 mg Infusion

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Pentalink 40 mg Infusion

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Alcohol
MRP
45.1
₹0.45/Infusion
100 ml in 1 bottle
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Medicine Overview of Pentalink Infusion

Uses of Pentalink Infusion

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

Pentalink Infusion side effects

Common

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

How to use Pentalink Infusion

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

How Pentalink Infusion works

Pentalink 40 mg Infusion 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 Pentalink Infusion

Expert advice for Pentalink Infusion

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

What if you miss a dose of Pentalink Infusion?uses

If you miss a dose of Pentalink 40 mg Infusion, 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 Pentalink Infusion

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

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