Pentastar 40 mg Injection


Overview

Uses of Pentastar Injection

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

Pentastar Injection side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea
  • Joint pain

How to use Pentastar Injection

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

How Pentastar Injection works

Pentastar 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.

Pentastar Injection related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pentastar 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
Pentastar 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
Pentastar 40 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Pentastar 40 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pentastar 40 mg Injection is recommended.
However, the use of Pentastar 40 mg Injection is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Pentastar 40 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pentastar 40 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pentastar Injection?

If you miss a dose of Pentastar 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.

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Expert Advice

  • Your doctor will administer it to you as an injection into a vein over a period of 2 -15 minutes.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • 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 Pentastar with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Pentastar

upper abdominal problem with gastric history. using RabletD tablet regularly but the pain is chronic since yesterday till now. please help Doctor
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. I would advice you to go for an Upper GI Endoscopy and Ultrasound Abdomen for the same. You might be having Gall bladder issues or Peptic ulcer disease.
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FAQs

Q. Can I take Pentastar with antibiotics?

Yes, according to clinical studies, it is safe to take antibiotics while taking Pentastar. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pentastar along with antibiotics.

Q. Does Pentastar cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported with the use of Pentastar. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pentastar, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Pentastar cause constipation?

Yes, both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as common side effects of Pentastar in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Pentastar.

Q. Does Pentastar cause weight gain?

Yes, Pentastar can cause both weight gain or weight loss. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss while using Pentastar.

Q. Does Pentastar cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Pentastar can cause dry mouth. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pentastar.

Q. Does Pentastar cause gas?

Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) can occur as a result of Pentastar use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Q. Is Pentastar safe?

Yes, Pentastar is relatively safe if taken in the prescribed dose for the prescribed duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What is Pentastar used for?

Pentastar is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). PPIs are used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 8th Mar 2017.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
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