Tenatoprazole

Information about Tenatoprazole

Tenatoprazole uses

Tenatoprazole is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn, intestinal ulcers and stomach ulcers.

How tenatoprazole works

Tenatoprazole lowers the acid production in the stomach.

Common side effects of tenatoprazole

Nausea, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Diarrhoea, Flatulence.

Available Medicine for Tenatoprazole

  • ₹195
    Cadila Pharmaceuticals Ltd
    1 variant(s)

Expert advice for Tenatoprazole

  • Tenatoprazole 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 advised by your doctor.
  • 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.
  • Tenatoprazole 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 Tenatoprazole can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate.


Content on this page was last updated on 21 June, 2017, by Dr. Varun Gupta (MD Pharmacology)