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Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet

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Composition for Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
11.25
₹1.12/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pentoza D Tablet

Uses of Pentoza D Tablet

Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity and heartburn.

Pentoza D Tablet side effects

Common

Side Effects of Pentoza D are Diarrhoea, Stomach pain, Flatulence, Dryness in mouth, Dizziness, Headache.

How to use Pentoza D 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. Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet is to be taken empty stomach.
Take it preferably 30 minutes before food.

How Pentoza D Tablet works

Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Pantoprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing food to move more easily through the stomach. Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

In Depth Information on Pentoza D Tablet

Pentoza D Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pentoza D Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
CAUTION
Pentoza D 10mg/20mg 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
Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
CAUTION
Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Dose adjustment of Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Liver
Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pentoza D 10mg/20mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

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Frequently asked questions about Pentoza D Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pentoza D Tablet

Q. What is Pentoza d?
Pentoza d is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Pantoprazole. This combination is used to treat acidity and heartburn or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD); a condition where the acid in the stomach flows back up into the food pipe (esophagus). It is also used to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers. On the other hand, Domperidone helps to control vomiting. It increases the movement of the stomach and intestines which allows the food to move more easily through the stomach.
Q. Is it safe to use Pentoza d?
Yes, Pentoza d is safe to use in most of the patients. However, in some patients it may cause common side effects like diarrhoea, stomach pain, flatulence, dryness in mouth, dizziness, headache and other uncommon and rare side effect. Inform your doctor if you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication.
Q. Which is the best time to take Pentoza d?
It is best to take Pentoza d before the first meal of the day or on an empty stomach.
Q. Can the use of Pentoza d cause abnormal heart beat ?
Yes, the use of Pentoza d can cause an increased risk of irregular heart beat (serious arrhythmias). These are serious side effects but rare (chance that it may happen is very low). The risk may be slightly higher in those who are more than 60 years of age.
Q. Are there any specific contraindications to the use of Pentoza d?
The use of Pentoza d is contraindicated in patients with a known hypersensitivity to pantoprazole or domperidone or any other inactive ingredients of the medicine. Caution is advised in patients with underlying kidney or liver disease.
Q. Can the use of Pentoza d cause dry mouth?
Yes, the use of Pentoza d can cause dry mouth. Dryness of mouth occurs due to Domperidone. If you experience dry mouth, drink plenty of water. Take regular sips of water during the day and keep some water on your bedside at night. Cut down the intake of alcohol and avoid smoking. Try to use alcohol-free mouthwash as the risk of tooth decay increases, if you have dry mouth.
Q. Can the use of Pentoza d cause diarrhea?
Yes, the use of Pentoza d can cause diarrhea. In case, you experience diarrhea, drink plenty of water or other fluids. Try small frequent sips of the water. Avoid taking fatty or fried foods. Talk to your doctor if you have persistent diarrhea and signs of dehydration like less urination with dark colored and strong-smelling urine.
Q. Does Pentoza d expire?
Yes, Pentoza d does expire. Please check the expiry date written on the pack of this medicine. Do not use Pentoza d after the expiry date.

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