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Pfanto 40mg Capsule

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Composition for Pfanto 40mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Pfanto 40mg Capsule

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MRP
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₹6.6/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Pfanto Capsule

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Uses of Pfanto Capsule

Pfanto 40mg Capsule is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
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Pfanto Capsule side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.

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How to use Pfanto Capsule

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. Pfanto 40mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Pfanto Capsule works

Pfanto 40mg Capsule 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 Pfanto Capsule

Expert advice for Pfanto Capsule

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

What if you miss a dose of Pfanto Capsule?uses

If you miss a dose of Pfanto 40mg Capsule, 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 Pfanto Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

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

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Taking Pfanto with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pfanto with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Pfanto with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Pfanto with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Pfanto with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Peptica, Placidox, Shipam, Anxol, D P M, Paxum
Pfanto with Sodium Bicarbonate
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Pfanto with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee
Pfanto with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Pfanto with Chlordiazepoxide
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Zepox, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
Pfanto with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Pfanto with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etilax, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep, Etilaam, Solopose, Lam ET, Suprabenz, Sylkam
Pfanto with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
Pfanto with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Solzam, Clozop, Oresta, Adinep, Clobakem, Bazzy, Kivizam, Clobanil, Adobe, Lobachek, C Baz, Lobaz, Zep
Pfanto with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate Low Dose: Folitrax, Rhutrex, Oncotrex, Meditrex, Mext, Neotrexate, Imutrex, Trex, Vibzi, Hitrex, Meth, Remtrex
Pfanto with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Eptoin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin
Pfanto with Azithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Azithromycin: Azitag, Maxithral, Azinova, Zithrocin, Zyloc, Nthrosin, Azilear, Rezim, Azrade, Bactiazi, Elderaze, Azilup, Laz, Aziwis, Unizith, Rti, Azimore, Azee, Azivista, Azlo, Azivent, Azibest, Morzit, Zady, Aziklin, Azinol, 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, Aziter, 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, Azipar O, 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, Azisoft, Qazi, Activa, Azisuper, Izabof, Zenmac, Aziwar, Azimon, Zohri, Azi Q, Azysafe, Azsuch, Azitras, Azirom, Azikem, Nuazy, Myazi, Zitromycin, Deftolide, Ronin, Nazith, Prazith, Azitsa, Azitas, Azumin, Azforin, Litazith, Flaag, Azmox, Zithromax, 3A, Azitive, Stfaz, Azilife, Azizen, Aziyug, Ortiza, AZ3, Zitis, Wiazi, Azomarc, Azimech, Azimist, Aziset, Azro, Onazit, Gemycine, Stumz, Systhral, AN 500, Azauk, Zylid, Aziruth, Azinix Sdp, Azimark, Azire, Azith, Azovid, Maczed, Azitec, Zizom, Avitla, Azikam
Pfanto with Clarithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, Klarim, Cloff, Clarital, Truclar, Claricin, Bioclar, Claribid, Clarie, C Cin, Clarigard, Macrobid
Pfanto with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Pfanto with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
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