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Ppr 40 mg Tablet

Aigis Biotec

Composition for Ppr 40 mg Tablet

Prescription Required

Primary uses of Ppr 40 mg Tablet

Acidity, Peptic ulcer disease, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
Potentiallyunsafewith
Alcohol
MRP
47.93
₹4.79/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Ppr Tablet

Uses of Ppr Tablet

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

Ppr Tablet side effects

Common

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

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

How Ppr Tablet works

Ppr 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 Ppr Tablet

Expert advice for Ppr Tablet

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

What if you miss a dose of Ppr Tablet?uses

If you miss a dose of Ppr 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

Frequently asked questions about Ppr Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Pantoprazole

Q. What is Ppr used for?
Ppr is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Q. Is Ppr an antacid?
No, Ppr 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 Ppr safe?
Ppr is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Ppr a painkiller?
No, Ppr 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 Ppr a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Ppr is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Ppr forever?
Ppr 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 Ppr with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Ppr and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Ppr with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Ppr and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Ppr with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Ppr and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Ppr with ranitidine?
Both Ppr and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Ppr if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Ppr. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ppr with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Ppr Ppr and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ppr with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Ppr while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Ppr along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Ppr with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Ppr. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Ppr with other medications?
Ppr can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Ppr and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Ppr with other medications.
Q. Can I take Ppr with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Ppr and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Ppr cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Ppr. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Ppr, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Ppr cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Ppr in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Ppr.
Q. Does Ppr cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Ppr. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Ppr use.
Q. Does Ppr cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Ppr. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Ppr.
Q. Does Ppr cause gas?
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Ppr use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Ppr cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Ppr use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Ppr cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Ppr. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Q. Does Ppr expire?
Yes, like any other medicine, Ppr has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Ppr contain aluminum or magnesium?
Ppr 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 Ppr with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Ppr with Ritonavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Ritonavir: Viriton, Ritomune, Ritomax
Ppr with Indinavir
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Indinavir: Indivan
Ppr with Cilostazol
LIFE-THREATENING
Medicines with composition Cilostazol: Pencil, Zilast, Stozic, Preclaud, Pletoz
Ppr with Midazolam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Midazolam: Medzol, Mezolam, Midfast, Fulsed, Midosed, Midzee, Benzosed
Ppr with Clobazam
SERIOUS
Ppr with Flurazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Flurazepam: Nindral
Ppr with Lorazepam
SERIOUS
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Magnesium Hydroxide: Mgmax
Ppr with Nitrazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Nitrazepam: Konit, Zipam, Enzed, Nitrosh, Nap, Nitraz, Nzm, Sopor, N Tra, Nira, Hypnoril, Nitab, Hypnocent
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Chlordiazepoxide: Equblam, Zepox, Raipox, Equiliser, Anxibrium, Poxid, Peaceoxide, Anxon H, Equilibrium, Cloxide, Librel
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Sodium Bicarbonate: Sodamax, Sobinix, Sobimed, Soda Bicarb Glycerin
Ppr with Diazepam
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Diazepam: Dizapam, Zeopse, Karpam, Osopose, Peptica, Placidox, Anxol, D P M
Ppr with Etizolam
SERIOUS
Ppr with Dipyridamole
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Dipyridamole: Cardiwell, Thrombonil
Ppr with Phenytoin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Phenytoin: Stoin, Marantin, Notian, Phenytoin Sodium, Phenozed, Episol, Neptoin, C-Toin, Protoin, Pna, Seztin, Atoin, Phenos
Ppr with Methotrexate
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Methotrexate: Methosis, Metrex, Rhutrex, Meditrex, Mext, Trex, Vibzi, Meth
Ppr with Digoxin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Digoxin: Digon, Cardioxin
Ppr with Spiramycin
MINOR
Medicines with composition Spiramycin: Spiramycin, Macromycin, Spiratox
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