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Pentaze 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Pentaze 40 mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Pentaze 40 mg Tablet

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₹5.4/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pentaze Tablet

Uses of Pentaze Tablet

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

Pentaze Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pentaze are Vomiting, Headache, Stomach pain, Nausea, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.

How to use Pentaze 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. Pentaze 40 mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pentaze Tablet works

Pentaze 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.

In Depth Information on Pentaze Tablet

Expert advice for Pentaze Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Pentaze Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Pentaze 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.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Pentaze Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

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