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Pentok 40 mg Injection

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Composition for Pentok 40 mg Injection

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Primary uses of Pentok 40 mg Injection

Acidity, Peptic ulcer disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
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MRP
60.62
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Pentok Injection

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Uses of Pentok Injection

Pentok 40 mg Injection is used in the treatment of acidity, peptic ulcer disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux).
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Pentok Injection side effects

Common

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

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How to use Pentok Injection

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

How Pentok Injection works

Pentok 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.

In Depth Information on Pentok Injection

Expert advice for Pentok Injection

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

What if you miss a dose of Pentok Injection?uses

If you miss a dose of Pentok 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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Frequently asked questions about Pentok Injection

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Pentok is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
No, Pentok 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.
Pentok is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Pentok 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.
Yes, Pentok is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Pentok 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 Pentok with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Pentok and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pentok with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Pentok and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Pentok with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Pentok and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pentok with ranitidine?
Both Pentok and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Pentok if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Pentok. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pentok with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Pentok Pentok and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pentok with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Pentok while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pentok along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Pentok with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Pentok. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pentok with other medications?
Pentok can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Pentok and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Pentok with other medications.
Q. Can I take Pentok with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Pentok and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Pentok. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pentok, please consult your doctor.
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Pentok in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Pentok.
Change in weight has been associated with Pentok. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Pentok use.
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Pentok. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pentok.
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Pentok use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Dementia has not been reported with Pentok use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Pentok. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Yes, like any other medicine, Pentok has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Pentok contain aluminum or magnesium?
Pentok 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 Pentok with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pentok with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Pentok with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Pentok with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Pentok with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Pentok with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab
Pentok with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etezole, Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Pentok with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
Pentok with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Pentok with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Pentok with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Pentok with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Pentok with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Boze, Solzam, Clozop, Oresta, Adinep, Clobakem, Bazzy, Kivizam, Clobanil, Adobe, Lobachek, Zac, C Baz, Lobaz, Zep
Pentok with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Pentok with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Folitrax, Rhutrex, Oncotrex, Meditrex, Mext, Neotrexate, Imutrex, Biotrexate, Trex, Vibzi, Methofast, Hitrex, Meth
Pentok with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Pentok with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Pentok with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Pentok with Azithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azla, Aziros, Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Azit, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azithro, Azinol, Rozy, Azikem, Azitru, Remycine, Azileb, Azita, Aznee, Nazi, Azinix, Bio AZ, Azidep, Azirite, Zicin, Azibact, Zikem, Aziagio, Azad, Azithea, Threeomycin, A24, Azimacro, Aro, Aziclass, Uzazy, Azikaa, Azid, Zofacin, Trulimax, Azlupin, Uthral, Azigreat, Azi Faith, Azigold, Rizax, Ecothral, Cazithro, Azitex, Azitus XL, Azinkya, Izamed, Azicom, Azimed, Macrozin, Azipos, Azipeg, Aziforce, Azoo, Azipar, Azito, Azitab, Azicure, Rowezy, Azilac, Azax, Zithrokem, Azitrac, Azam, Azimount, Direkt, Servazith, Azimint, Azure, Azilin, Azest, Azinew, Azinext, Miomycin, Aziten, Aziway, Azitech, Azicox, Azindica, Aziber, Yash ZI, Zithro, Azisef, Azitin, Zarocin, Maazi, Zomycin, Azopil, Azithree, Azilide, Azigo, Karizma, Aziday, Zithrox, Azenas, Retramycin, Azcre, Pratham, Azoxyn, Vicon, Elzee, Azu OD, Zithcure, Xith, Azitop, Azibig, Azyric, Azifem, Azibiotic, Azifine, Aziline, Azilet, Azotis, Nanogram, Zitro, Zithium, Aziford, Azicid, Ertycin, Azeloc, Azimax, Myaz, Azirav, Zithree, Azycin, Azicrat, Ezecure, Qazi, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Azicin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziral, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, Azitus, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom
Pentok with Clarithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Klarcid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid

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