Protopan 20 Tablet

Prescription Required

Overview

Uses of Protopan Tablet

Protopan 20 Tablet is used in the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease.

Protopan Tablet side effects

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

How to use Protopan 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. Protopan 20 Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Protopan Tablet works

Protopan 20 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.

Protopan Tablet related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Pregnancy
PROBABLY SAFE
Protopan 20 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
Protopan 20 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
Protopan 20 Tablet may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Kidney
SAFE
Protopan 20 Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Protopan 20 Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Protopan 20 Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Liver
Protopan 20 Tablet is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Protopan 20 Tablet may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.

What if you miss a dose of Protopan Tablet?

If you miss a dose of Protopan 20 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.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
Protopan 20 Tablet
₹4.5/Tablet
Coolpix 20mg Tablet
Srigen Pharmaceuticals
₹5.4/Tablet
20% costlier
Pantocid 20 Tablet
Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
₹9.6/Tablet
113% costlier
PAN 20 Tablet
Alkem Laboratories Ltd
₹6.27/Tablet
39% costlier
Pantop 20 Tablet
Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt Ltd
₹5.6/Tablet
24% costlier
₹8.7/Tablet
93% costlier

Expert Advice

  • 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.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Protopan with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Mgmax
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Dizapam
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Psycopan
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Risure
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Panik
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Eurolam, Alwel, Tenzo
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Stoin
MODERATE
Brand(s): Methosis
MODERATE
Brand(s): Zuroxy, Roxilim, Rox Thro
MINOR
Brand(s): Clopinorm
MINOR

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Protopan

upper abdominal problem with gastric history. using RabletD tablet regularly but the pain is chronic since yesterday till now. please help Doctor
Dr. Anshul Varshney
General Physician
Hello, Welcome to 1mg. I am Anshul Varshney for your help. I would advice you to go for an Upper GI Endoscopy and Ultrasound Abdomen for the same. You might be having Gall bladder issues or Peptic ulcer disease.
Do you have any questions related to Protopan 20 Tablet?

FAQs

Q. How long does it take for Protopan to work?

Protopan will start working in 2-3 hours after ingestion. You should start to feel better in 2-3 days.

Q. What is the best time to take Protopan?

It is best to take Protopan before your breakfast. If you are taking two doses, take it in the morning and evening. Protopan is more effective when it is taken 30 min before your food.

Q. Can I stop taking Protopan if I feel better?

No, do not stop taking Protopan before completing the full course of treatment. You will start to feel better before your treatment is completed.

Q. Is it safe to use Protopan for long term?

Protopan should be used as long as prescribed by your doctor. Protopan is usually considered to be safe when taken in the recommended dose and duration.

Q. Can I take Protopan at bedtime?

If advised by your doctor, Protopan can be taken at bedtime. It is helpful in controlling overnight excess acid secretion.

Q. Can I take Protopan with antibiotics?

Yes, according to clinical studies, it is safe to take antibiotics while taking Protopan. However, always consult your doctor before taking Protopan along with antibiotics.

Q. Does Protopan cause hair loss?

No, hair loss has not been reported with the use of Protopan. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Protopan, please consult your doctor.

Q. Does Protopan cause constipation?

Yes, both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as common side effects of Protopan in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Protopan.

Q. Does Protopan cause weight gain?

Yes, Protopan can cause both weight gain or weight loss. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss while using Protopan.

Q. Does Protopan cause dry mouth?

Yes, the use of Protopan can cause dry mouth. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Protopan.

Q. Does Protopan cause gas?

Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) can occur as a result of Protopan use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.

Q. Is Protopan safe?

Yes, Protopan is relatively safe if taken in the prescribed dose for the prescribed duration advised by your doctor.

Q. What is Protopan used for?

Protopan is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). PPIs are used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Information last updated by Dr. Varun Gupta, MD Pharmacology on 6th Sep 2018.
The medicine details are for information purpose only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicine.
Manufacturer/Marketer Address
No. 10, 2nd Cross, Maravaneri, Salem - 636007, Tamil Nadu.
One of the following licensed pharmacy from the nearest location with deliver Protopan 20 Tablet. The details of the licensed pharmacy shall be shared once you request the drugs and the respective pharmacy accepts the your request based on valid prescription and availability: SNB, NLP, PHN, UHP, KHD, TSS, ATP, TNH, NSM, TPN, SCH, PLT, SYS, SMS, SDM, SIO, NNP, AVC, BIO, ANP, BNT, GHP, EPR, NTS, NLC, SLS, RUS, RSA, NRC, YAG, PMA, WSH, CTP, OIP, WPL, DPL, ADT, PSF, NNH, BMR, RSS, GMA, VOP, OHM, SHA, HBV, BSL, MPC, NVY, LMS, VHP, ASP, MAX, EVP, JBT, PVP, HMS, JVN, VDH, SBC, AGT, KIS, UMP, BES, MRS, DRA, RWL, GBC, SWA, XPR, NFP, EQN, BDI, MKE, RJP, JIV, DFP, RPC, ZEL, WHR, HMP, ZVP, LAG, CMC, SBN, SVA, IAH, SNL, SLN, ABP, AMM, AYN, SBA, PME, BTH, SVH, VSC, CPK, KBC, DHR, JHC, IAD, LHA, ISI, SCP, GPT, SBL, AHP, VTH, MDH, QLF, MDI, AGC, ATH, DVH, QTM, MSD, PPR, SWP, KHS, NPS, NXG, MFN, ANT, UVD, GIE, ERS, VHS, BTM, VEM, JLS, PWN, BBS, BRC, AXM, MMC, HTV, CCM, PTI, RTN, RPI, AMR, OLT, AAA, GHR, SHD, OWT, IDB, GFL, NLG, AAR, DLP, USF, 9MM, ENV, KOS, UPA, DYL, ADM, KAL, OWN, TSC, FRM, AAY, BSN, RGH, DLY, NDP, RBT, ADF, BHC, WHL, RRP, VHC, JLI, SPD, SYN, MOM, GNC, LCC, PHP, APS, O4O, SLC, SDE, SPV, HTS, VSL, BLE, HGI, MTD, SAH, KMC, AVB, ENP, SSR, ATL, NRS, MIP, RVC, DIL, APT, FRS, PSE, MDN, SPS, IMC, AVL, VAF, HPP, EMB, KLC, KHP, LHP, HNF, HEX, RHS, PTP, NPH, GTF, AHH, PIC, JJD, OBS, USM, HAT, MNS, HSM, VMH, 2ML, DSH, NCH, SSS, BLP, RYL, AMH, EAN, YBF, NEW, CRN, BHM, SDS, GEO, STO, KHH, FDM, GGL, WDE, CHP, JSL, ADE, SPF, AFT, TOM, AVW, CZT, RTL, SHG, SGA, RHW, MJT, WSI, DAO, MGL, PRL, BGS, NXT, WHP, BFV, ZVO, NBG, PAP, SGH, GPP, HPC, FTP, BMJ, RDH, RPA, TYN, KHC, HLP, TRP, KRR, HZF, HSS, RDR, THP, KNH, BHP, SMN, DGN, PRT, THR, BAP, ALY, GPL, ITF, 1MH, MTM, HHH, RHL, VJS, KIM, SAF, DPP, RPM, GBL, BDN, MIL, BHS, GTC, GNH, CSE, MBP, SSI, NEO, STS, KCI, FIP, ARD, PRC, EPS, GBB, SGC, RGR, RWP, GHC, ZNT, DYG, BJR, CNE, MDO, CLT, SNH, CMD, HLT, HIP, NSL, PHC, PEN, LBO, PNQ, SHN, BJP, EEC, 4IT, JJE, TPS, MAG, MMF, RAC, OWP, NTB, DZY, LIP, SHC, SIP, BLS, HNP, GDA, WAD, HCP, SNG, SRG, VTR, PRN, NVL, MBN, SOF, DAD, ALC, OWI, HWS, RKS, HVS, OMV, SVS, VUR, XMX, GVP, BSG, BHA, ESY, SRS, SGN, RMR, NTN, HOP, GLD, FGH, PRE, HSP, MAP, CAE, DCS, BBN, BNC, NSF, PNT, IPL, MKT, ABL, RPP, STA, IPP, NRP, AYU, NAS, BBT, DHP, NTL
MRP
45
10 tablets in 1 strip
ADD TO CART
Best Price ₹36.0
20% OFF
Use Coupon HEALTH1020 during checkout