Propan 40mg Injection

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Composition for Propan 40mg Injection

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Primarily used for

Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers
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Alcohol
54.06
₹54.06/Injection
1 Injection in 1 vial
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Medicine Overview of Propan Injection

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Uses of Propan Injection

Propan 40mg Injection is used in the treatment of Acidity, Heartburn, Intestinal ulcers and Stomach ulcers.
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Side effects of Propan Injection

Common

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

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How to use Propan Injection

Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.

How Propan Injection works

Propan 40mg injection lowers the acid production in the stomach.

In Depth Information on Propan Injection

Expert advice for Propan Injection

  • 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.
  • Propan 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 Propan can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.
  • Propan 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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Warnings
Special precautions for Propan 40mg Injection
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Alcohol
CAUTION
Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and ca
use acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
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Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Propan 40mg Injection 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.
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Lactation
CAUTION
Propan 40mg Injection should be used with caution during lac
tation. Breast feeding should be held until the treatment of the mother is completed and the drug is eliminated from her body.
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Driving
Propan 40mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or aff
ect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
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Kidney
SAFE
Propan 40mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Propan 40mg Injection is recommended.

However, the use of Propan 40mg Injection is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
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Liver
SAFE
Propan 40mg Injection is safe to use in patients with liver
disease. No dose adjustment of Propan 40mg Injection is recommended.
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Severely interacts with other drugs like
Mezolam 7.5mg Injection, Medzol 1mg Injection, Anzilum 0.5mg Tablet, Preva 75mg Tablet

Missed Dosageuses

If you miss a dose of Pantoprazole, 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 for Propan 40mg Injection

Frequently asked questions for Pantoprazole

Propan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
No, Propan 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.
Propan is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
No, Propan 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, Propan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Propan 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 Propan with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Propan and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Propan with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Propan and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Propan with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Propan and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Propan with ranitidine?
Both Propan and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Propan if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Propan. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Propan with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Propan Propan and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Propan with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Propan while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Propan along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Propan with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Propan. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Propan with other medications?
Propan can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Propan and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Propan with other medications.
Q. Can I take Propan with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Propan 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 Propan. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Propan, please consult your doctor.
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Propan in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Propan.
Change in weight has been associated with Propan. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Propan use.
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Propan. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Propan.
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Propan use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Dementia has not been reported with Propan 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 Propan. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Yes, like any other medicine, Propan has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Propan contain aluminum or magnesium?
Propan 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.
Q. Is Propan better than omeprazole?
Propan and omeprazole both belong to the same class of drugs and are used in disease conditions with excess acid production like heartburn, acidity, stomach ulcers and intestinal ulcers. Both work by decreasing acid production in the stomach and are seen to be almost equally effective and safe in many clinical research studies. However, the response may vary from patient to patient and depend on the dose
Q. What is the difference between Propan and famotidine?
Propan is a proton pump inhibitor. Whereas Famotidine is an H2 histamine receptor blocker. Propan is more potent at inhibiting gastric acid production compared to famotidine and also its effect lasts for a long time.
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