Pentastar 60 mg Injection

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Overview

Uses of Pentastar Injection
Pentastar 60 mg Injection is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).
Pentastar Injection side effects
Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhoea
  • 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 60 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 60 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 60 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 60 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Pentastar 60 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pentastar 60 mg Injection is recommended.
However, the use of Pentastar 60 mg Injection is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Pentastar 60 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pentastar 60 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 60 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
No alternate brands found for this medicine

Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Pentastar 60 mg Injection to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
  • 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): Risure
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Tenzo
SERIOUS
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SERIOUS
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
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 Pentastar

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Now I am taking esomeprazole-40mg once in the morning in empty stomach. What is the best medicine in ayurveda for acidity?What should be best medicine in stead of allopathic?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
there are a lotbof medicines to cure acidity in Ayurveda. syrup smllapitta mishran 10 ml thrice before meal, and powder anago 1 spoon befre meal twice. Anago powder is my self prepared medicine and is very effective. follow a healthy lifestyle, avoid junk spicy oily food
I have acidity &lots of gases problemsI am waiting. Thanku
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take RABEKIND DSR twice daily 1 hour before breakfast and 1 hour before dinner for 4 weeksTab ZINCOVIT once daily after breakfast for 4 weeksSyrup ULGEL 10ml twice daily with meals for 2 weeks
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FAQs

Q. What is Pentastar used for?
Pentastar is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Pentastar an antacid?
No, Pentastar 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 Pentastar safe?
Pentastar is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Pentastar a painkiller?
No, Pentastar 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 Pentastar a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Pentastar is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Pentastar forever?
Pentastar 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 Pentastar with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Pentastar and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pentastar with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Pentastar and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Pentastar with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Pentastar and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pentastar with ranitidine?
Both Pentastar and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Pentastar if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Pentastar. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pentastar with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Pentastar Pentastar and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pentastar with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Pentastar while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pentastar along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Pentastar with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Pentastar. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pentastar with other medications?
Pentastar can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Pentastar and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Pentastar with other medications.
Q. Can I take Pentastar with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Pentastar and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Pentastar cause hair loss?
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?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a 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?
Change in weight has been associated with Pentastar. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Pentastar use.
Q. Does Pentastar cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Pentastar. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pentastar.
Q. Does Pentastar cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Pentastar use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Pentastar cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Pentastar use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Pentastar cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Pentastar. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Pentastar expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Pentastar has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Pentastar contain aluminum or magnesium?
Pentastar 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 8th Mar 2017.
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