Medicine Overview of Punch Injection
Side Effects of Punch are Vomiting, Headache, Dizziness, Stomach pain, Nausea, Flatulence, Diarrhoea, Joint pain.
Your doctor or nurse will give you this medicine. Kindly do not self administer.
Punch 40 mg Injection 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 Punch Injection
- You have been prescribed Punch 40 mg Injection to reduce stomach acid and heal stomach ulcers.
- Your doctor will administer it to you as an injection into a vein over a period of 2 -15 minutes.
- Inform your doctor if you get watery diarrhea, fever, or stomach pain that does not go away.
- 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.
Punch Injection related warnings
Punch 40 mg 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.
Punch 40 mg Injection 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.
Punch 40 mg Injection may make you feel dizzy, drowsy or affect your vision. Do not drive until your vision is clear.
Punch 40 mg Injection is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Punch 40 mg Injection is recommended.
However, the use of Punch 40 mg Injection is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
Punch 40 mg Injection is probably safe to use in patients with liver disease. Limited data available suggests that dose adjustment of Punch 40 mg Injection may not be needed in these patients. Please consult your doctor.
If you miss a dose of Punch 40 mg Injection, 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.
Questions Related to Punch
Eczema cum psoriasis issue since 15 years in treatment with homeopathy erruption all o we body cured stomach and back but still on hand and leg
Dr. Atula Gupta
Ideally a skin biopsy should be taken by a dermatologist to confirm diagnosis & treat accordingly A 3mm Punch Skin Biopsy can be done from the affected area.
Having itches on legs, head and vagina too. Having itches in ears and white blitches which can be scratched to yield white salt like tissues. Please let me know what it is and prescribe tabletsThe white salt like tissue in ear is just like as the tissues present in the head (photo is there)
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin biopsy is a mustDiagnosis needs to be established firstIdeally a skin biopsy should be taken by a dermatologist to confirm diagnosis & treat accordingly A 3mm Punch Skin Biopsy can be done from the affected area.
I m suffering from skin problem in dt itching is nd after dt block spots r coming in my whole body specially in legs pic nd doctor prescription is attached
Dr. Atula Gupta
Skin Biopsy? Ideally a skin biopsy should be taken by a dermatologist to confirm diagnosis & treat accordingly A 3mm Punch Skin Biopsy can be done from the affected area.
PleaSe suggest the medicine for lichenm PlanusPlease suggest the medicine for lichen planus
Dr. Atula Gupta
Please send picture of affected area for better diagnosis and treatment.Halovate cream twice daily. Tacvoz ointment / Tacvido Forte cream for application twice daily.Ideally a skin biopsy should be taken by a dermatologist to confirm diagnosis & treat accordingly A 3mm Punch Skin Biopsy can be done from the affected area. Tab. Leset 5 mg for itching.SkinAid Clinic Gurgaon, 9XXXXXX
Hi, My father has itchy purple spots on ankle and back of the palm. The problem is from last 10 years. We tried homeopathy treatment as well for 1 year but didn't notice any improvement. Now I am planning to go for allopathy. Can anyone please suggest what disease it is and whether it will be good to for allopathy. I am attaching some of the picture of ankle.
Dr. Atula Gupta
LSC? Physiogel AI cream twice daily for application. Lobate cream once daily at night for 2 weeks then alternate night for 1 week. Tab leset 5 mg at night for 5 days. This is a recurring problem so please consult directly. Cap Maxepa once daily for 1 month.Skin Biopsy? Ideally a skin biopsy should be taken by a dermatologist to confirm diagnosis & treat accordingly A 3mm Punch Skin Biopsy can be done from the affected area.
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
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
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
Frequently asked questions about Punch Injection
Q. What is Punch used for?
Punch is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
No, Punch 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.
Punch is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Q. Is Punch a painkiller?
No, Punch 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 Punch a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Punch is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Q. Can I take Punch forever?
Punch 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 Punch with ondansetron?
No relevant interactions have been reported between Punch and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Punch with azithromycin?
No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Punch and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.
Q. Can I take Punch with Ibuprofen?
There are no interactions reported between Punch and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.
Q. Can I take Punch with ranitidine?
Both Punch and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Punch if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Punch. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Can I take Punch with amoxicillin?
No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Punch Punch and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.
Q. Can I take Punch with antibiotics?
Various studies comparing the use of Punch while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Punch along with antibiotics.
Q. Can I take Punch with levothyroxine?
Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Punch. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.
Q. Can I take Punch with other medications?
Punch can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Punch and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Punch with other medications.
Q. Can I take Punch with ciprofloxacin?
There are no interactions reported between Punch and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.
Q. Does Punch cause hair loss?
Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Punch. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Punch, please consult your doctor.
Q. Does Punch cause constipation?
Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Punch in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Punch.
Q. Does Punch cause weight gain?
Change in weight has been associated with Punch. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Punch use.
Q. Does Punch cause dry mouth?
Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Punch. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Punch.
Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Punch use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.
Q. Does Punch cause dementia?
Dementia has not been reported with Punch use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.
Q. Does Punch cause diarrhea?
Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Punch. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.
Yes, like any other medicine, Punch has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.
Q. Does Punch contain aluminum or magnesium?
Punch 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 Punch with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
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Medicines with composition Clobazam: Risure
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