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Composition for PFANTO

Pantoprazole(40 mg)

food interaction for PFANTO

alcohol interaction for PFANTO

pregnancy interaction for PFANTO

lactation interaction for PFANTO

food
alcohol
pregnancy
lactation
It is better to take Pfanto 40mg capsule empty stomach (1 hour before food or 2 hours after food).
It is generally safe to consume alcohol with Pfanto 40mg capsule.
SAFE
Pfanto 40mg capsule 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.
PROBABLY SAFE
Unknown. Human and animal studies are not available. Please consult your doctor.

SALT INFORMATION for PFANTO

Pantoprazole(40 mg)

Uses

Pfanto 40mg capsule is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How it works

Pfanto 40mg capsule lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects

Fever, Blurred vision, Diarrhoea, Dizziness, Hip fracture, Vertigo, Itching

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Expert advice for PFANTO

  • Get a blood test done to know the magnesium level in your body once a year; you may need a magnesium supplement while using the Pantoprazole,as a long-term treatment.
  • Long-term use of the Pantoprazole can cause weak or broken bones.
  • Take Pantoprazole immediately before a meal, preferably in the morning.
  • Take Pantoprazole for the entire duration of the treatment, even if you begin to feel better.

Frequently asked questions for PFANTO

Pantoprazole

Q.Is pantoprazole safe?
Pantoprazole is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor

Q.What is Pantocid 20/Pantocid 40/Pantosec/ Pantium used for?
Pantocid (20 or 40 mg)/Pantosec/Pantium are various brands of pantoprazole available and used for the same indications as pantoprazole

Q.Can I take pantoprazole with other medications?
It is safe to take other medications with pantoprazole if prescribed by your doctor. However, it should not be taken with ketoconazole and other anti-fungals, warfarin, atazanavir and erlotinib

Q.Does pantoprazole cause weight gain, dizziness, constipation, bloating, or headache?
Pantoprazole may cause weight changes, dizziness, constipation, bloating, or headache. If you notice such symptoms, consult your doctor

Q.Is pantoprazole an antacid?
No, pantoprazole is not an antacid. It reduces the production of acid in stomach, while antacids neutralize the acids present in stomach

Q.Is pantoprazole gluten free?
Yes. Pantoprazole is gluten free. However, please refer to package insert of the prescribed brand before use.

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Content on this page was last updated on 16 July, 2014, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)