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Pnox 40 mg Tablet

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Composition for Pnox 40 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Pnox 40 mg Tablet

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Medicine Overview of Pnox Tablet

Uses of Pnox Tablet

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

Pnox Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Pnox Tablet works

Pnox 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 Pnox Tablet

Expert advice for Pnox Tablet

  • You have been prescribed Pnox 40 mg Tablet to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
  • Take it one hour before the meal, preferably in the morning.
  • It is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time.
  • Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
  • 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.
  • Long-term use can cause weak bones and deficiency of minerals such as magnesium. Take adequate dietary intake of calcium and magnesium or their supplements as prescribed by your doctor.
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Pnox Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Pnox Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Pnox 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
Pnox 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
Pnox 40 mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Pnox 40 mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pnox 40 mg Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Pnox 40 mg Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Pnox 40 mg Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Pnox 40 mg Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Pnox Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Pnox 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

Questions Related to Pnox
Now I am taking esomeprazole-40mg once in the morning in empty stomach. What is the best medicine in ayurveda for acidity?What should be best medicine in stead of allopathic?
Dr. Aanchal Maheshwari
Ayurveda
there are a lotbof medicines to cure acidity in Ayurveda. syrup smllapitta mishran 10 ml thrice before meal, and powder anago 1 spoon befre meal twice. Anago powder is my self prepared medicine and is very effective. follow a healthy lifestyle, avoid junk spicy oily food
I have acidity &lots of gases problemsI am waiting. Thanku
Dr. Pushkar Mani
Diabetes Specialist
take RABEKIND DSR twice daily 1 hour before breakfast and 1 hour before dinner for 4 weeksTab ZINCOVIT once daily after breakfast for 4 weeksSyrup ULGEL 10ml twice daily with meals for 2 weeks
I have a hyper acidity and gastric problem I don't have a gall bladder as it was operated and removed please suggest me what can I do.
Dr. Manju Singh
Psychiatrist
On the basis of information you have provided you can consider following homeopathic medicines:1. ADEL 49 - apo-ENTERIT DropsDosage: 20 drops in half cup of water 3 times daily. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/ADEL49-apo-ENTERIT/Standard2. Nux Vomica 30, Dilution, ADELDosage: 4 drops in 1 teaspoon of water, 3 times a day. LINK: http://www.1mgayush.com/products/Nux-Vomica./Standard
I want to loose some weight want tu reduce fatness of stomach and hips too.i had generally acidity problems.also have digesticI want to loose some weight want tu reduce fatness of stomach
Dr. Shamika Desai
Dietician
Sure. Make sure you manage small and frequent meals. Include vegetables in your diet. Have a healthy breakfast and start your day with Fruits . Dinners a has to be light and early.Make sure you manage PLANKS daily. Min 2 min hold. Start Surya Namaskar and For hips start with Lunges and squats min 2 -3 sets
Hello Doctor . Sir/Mam I have major issues in digestion. My tummy is starting bulging out and high fat is increasing rapidly . how to control it. and What should i eat and in what manner to prevent indignation , Gas , acidity
Dr. Shikha Mishra
Dietician
eat 6-7 meals per day, which consist fruits, nuts, buttermilk,sprouts,idly,curd eggs,sprouts homecooked food. Drink 3-4 litters of water limit your sugar consumption to 2 spoon per day. Be active whole day do minimum 45 min exercise everyday like yoga, cardio,
Sir / Madam, I am a diabetic patient from 3 years now under control by the Grace of Almighty. I got acidity more often a day, it makes lot mental disturbances while being the moment I got this acidity inside and I am very much perturbed. Pls pls help me or suggest to get out from this. Regards, PATIENT
Dr. Deepak Kumar Soni
Skin Specialist
Take triphala 1/2 teaspoon with mild hot water at nighthttp://www.1mgayush.com/Digestion/products/AMLANT_TABLETS/Standard
Hello sir/mdm good evening I am having hiatal hernia and cause GERD and acidity I am taking SOMPRAZ D in the morning and FAMTAC 40 during bedtime It is not possible for me to survive without these medicine I want to ask u if these medicines are good to take for a long duration?? (Until operation is not done) Reports are as attached in photos
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Yes u may need to take the medicines for longEat small frequent meals Avoid oily spicy heavy meals

Frequently asked questions about Pnox Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

Q. What is Pnox used for?
Pnox is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Pnox an antacid?
No, Pnox 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 Pnox safe?
Pnox is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Pnox a painkiller?
No, Pnox 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 Pnox a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Pnox is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Pnox forever?
Pnox 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 Pnox with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Pnox and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pnox with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Pnox and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Pnox with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Pnox and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Pnox with ranitidine?
Both Pnox and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Pnox if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Pnox. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pnox with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Pnox Pnox and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pnox with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Pnox while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pnox along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Pnox with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Pnox. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Pnox with other medications?
Pnox can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Pnox and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Pnox with other medications.
Q. Can I take Pnox with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Pnox and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Pnox cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Pnox. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pnox, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Pnox cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Pnox in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Pnox.
Q. Does Pnox cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Pnox. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Pnox use.
Q. Does Pnox cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Pnox. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pnox.
Q. Does Pnox cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Pnox use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Pnox cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Pnox use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Pnox cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Pnox. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Pnox expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Pnox has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Pnox contain aluminum or magnesium?
Pnox 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 Pnox with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Pnox with Nelfinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
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Pnox with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
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Pnox with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Pnox with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Cdcon, Czep, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H
Pnox with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure, Boze, Clobazed, Solzam, Clozop, Sloba, Clobakon, Closum, Emilep, Oresta
Pnox with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast
Pnox with Clonazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Clonazepam: Panik, Klojet, Sezolan, Brispam, Naze, Clono, Sonazep, Closis, Ubitpam, Clonarey
Pnox with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Campin, Elpam, Elpose, Calmtack, Peptica, Placidox
Pnox with Alprazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Alprazolam: Eurolam, Tenzo, Indolam, Alzopam, Ezoprax, Aryalam, Lamad, Nucalm, Altok, Sozox
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Pnox with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Lorazepam: Psycopan, Urpam, Anxionil, Biokalm, Larosh, Loripam, Loratranc, Lori, Loralite, Loranxit
Pnox with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Etizolam: Etizom, Etimax, Etezole, Etilax, Ruhiz, Zoly, Etizaa, Etirest, Etimark, Etizep
Pnox with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Pnox with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Hypnonex, Nitram, Nit, Nap, Nitrac, Nitrapam
Pnox with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Epidium, Epilog, Neptoin, C-Toin
Pnox with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell
Pnox with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Cytotrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Vibzi, Meth
Pnox with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
Pnox with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Cardisip, Digon, Cardioxin
Pnox with Roxithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Roxithromycin: Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro, Ani Rox, Enirox, Serox, Marox, Roxup, Roxiden, P Rox
Pnox with Clopidogrel
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clopidogrel: Clopinorm, Hanatrel, Clopido, Klopy, Flo, Clopizen, Clopilet, Clopifine, Clopace, MYO
Pnox with Clarithromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Clarithromycin: Clarimac, CLR, Claripax, O Clar, Clarinic, C Cin, Klarim, Klarinton, Cloff, Clavid
Pnox with Erythromycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Erythromycin: Arthrox, Ciresto, Eromax, Avithrocin, Denthrocin, E Cin, T Mycin, Suzithrocin, Methro, Erypsin
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