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PAN 20MG TAB

Pan 20Mg tablet
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Pan 20Mg tablet is an anti-ulcer medicine used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. High levels of stomach acid can induce stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It relieves stress ulcers as well as acidity caused by painkillers. The tablet is used in combination with antibiotics like amoxicillin and clarithromycin to prevent ulcers caused by helicobacter pylori bacteria. However, the uses mentioned are not exhaustive, there may be other conditions for which the medication may be used upon your doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Pan 20Mg tablet is Pantoprazole (20Mg)

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Pantoprazole, a proton pump inhibitor and anti-ulcer, stops the action of proton pumps that are found on the cells that line the stomach there by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their healthcare professionals before taking Pan 20Mg tablet:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the active ingredients used in the tablet
  • Concomitant use with Atazanavir and Rilpivirine medicines
  • Caution:
  • Gastric malignancy
  • Osteoporosis
  • Lupus erythematosus
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Hepatic impairment
  • Pregnancy and lactation
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Pan 20Mg tablet. It is usually well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. Most of the side effects are generally mild and you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Abdominal pain
  • Constipation
  • Increased liver enzymes
  • Peripheral oedema
  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Dizziness
  • Vertigo
  • Vomiting
  • Hypomagnesaemia
  • Dyspepsia
  • Dry mouth

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Flatulence
  • Osteoporosis related fractures
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Vitamin B12 deficiency
  • Gynaecomastia
  • Insomnia
  • Pruritis
  • Carcinoma
How to Use

How to Use

Take Pan 20Mg tablet as instructed by your doctor. Swallow the tablet whole with water, immediately after opening it from the strip. Do not break or crush or chew the tablet.
Avoid missing or forgetting the dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it’s almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t swallow two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.
The tablet should be taken at least 1 hour before meals as the food may reduce the absorption of the medicine. Take the tablet at the same time every day as it helps to maintain a consistent level of medicine in the body.
Do not change the dose or stop taking the medicine before completion of the course or without consulting your doctor. Continue to use this drug until completion of the maximum amount suggested.

Overdosage

Avoid taking more than the prescribed dosage. If you notice any unusual or abnormal reactions after taking the tablet, promptly seek medical attention. Depending on the dosage of Pan 20Mg tablet, symptoms vary in individuals, you may experience one or more of the following symptoms:

  • Weakness
  • Confusion
  • Drowsiness
  • Tachycardia
  • Diaphoresis
  • Flushing
  • Dry mouth
Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Pan 20Mg tablet only on the advice of medical practitioner. Dosage adjustments or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Kidney:

This tablet is likely safe to use in patients with renal impairment. Dose adjustments of the medicine may not be needed. If you have any renal problems, it is highly recommended that you consult your doctor before the consumption of this medicine.

Liver:

Extreme caution is advised among people with liver problems. Dose adjustments of the Pan 20Mg tablet may be needed. If you have any hepatic problems, it is highly recommended that you consult doctor before the consumption of this medicine. However, use of this medicine is not suggested in patients with moderate to severe liver diseases. Any symptoms such as fever, dark urine etc should be reported to your doctor immediately.

Pregnancy:

Use of Pan 20Mg tablet is considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby.

Lactation:

The medicine is likely safe to use for nursing mothers. Limited human data suggests that the medication may pass into the breastmilk. Breastfed infants should be closely monitored. Since limited information is available about the safety of taking this tablet, consult your doctor if you are nursing mother and stay on the safe side.

Alcohol:

Consumption of alcohol with Pan 20Mg tablet is not recommended as it increases side effects of the tablet. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Driving:

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Food:

Caffeine, spicy and fatty foods should be avoided while using this tablet.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines which includes over-the-counter drugs, herbal tonics, supplements and medicines that you buy without a prescription. Alert your doctor if you are taking Pan 20Mg tablet with clopidogrel, atazanavir, nelfinavir, rilpivirine, rifampicin, clarithromycin, methotrexate, diazepam, citalopram, phenytoin, ketoconazole, fluconazole, posaconazole

Precautions
  • Do not use this medicine past the expiry date
  • Store at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius), away from moisture and light
  • Keep the tablet out of reach of children
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category B: Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.


Drug Composition information
What is Pantoprazole for:

This medication is a proton-pump inhibitor, prescribed for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), ulcers, Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome, and erosive esophagitis. It decreases the amount of acid made in the stomach.

How does Pantoprazole work:

Pantoprazole helps avoid harm to the GI (gastrointestinal) tract caused by stomach acid or infection.

How should Pantoprazole be used:

It comes as a delayed-release (long-acting) tablet to take by mouth. It is usually taken once or twice a day. It should be taken approximately 30 minutes prior to meals for maximal effectiveness. Tablets should be swallowed whole and should not be crushed, split or chewed. Injection administered by healthcare providers as into the vein.

Common side effects of Pantoprazole :

Headache. Loose stools (diarrhea). Hip, spine, or wrist fractures may rarely happen.

What do I do if I miss a dose

Take a missed dose as soon as you think about it. If it is close to the time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and go back to your normal time. Do not take 2 doses at the same time or extra doses. Do not change the dose or stop this drug. Talk with the doctor.

What precautions should I take when taking Pantoprazole :

If you have an allergy to pantoprazole or any other part of this drug. Tell your doctor if you are allergic to any drugs. Make sure to tell about the allergy and what signs you had. This includes telling about rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.

When do I need to seek medical help

If you think there was an overdose, call your local poison control center or ER right away. Signs of a very bad reaction to the drug. These include wheezing; chest tightness; fever; itching; bad cough; blue or gray skin color; seizures; or swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat. Very bad dizziness or passing out. A fast heartbeat. Very bad belly pain. Very loose stools (diarrhea). Very bad bone pain. Very bad muscle pain or weakness. Any bruising or bleeding. Seizures. Any rash. Side effect or health problem is not better or you are feeling worse.

Can I take Pantoprazole with other medicines:

Sometimes drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. - Taking them together can cause bad side effects. - Be sure to talk to your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Are there any food restrictions

Avoid Alcohol

How do I store Pantoprazole :

Store in a cool, dry place away from the reach of children. - Medicines must not be used past the expiry date.

Pregnancy Category

Category B : Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women OR Animal studies have shown an adverse effect, but adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in any trimester.

Therapeutic Classification

Antacids, Antireflux Agents & Antiulcerants


Frequently Asked Questions

Frequently Asked Questions
Q1. What is the use of the Pan 20Mg tablet?

The tablet is an anti-ulcer medicine used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid. High levels of stomach acid can induce stomach and duodenal ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It relieves stress ulcers as well as acidity caused by painkillers. The tablet is used in combination with antibiotics like amoxicillin and clarithromycin to prevent ulcers caused by helicobacter pylori bacteria.

Q2. What are the side effects of the Pan 20Mg tablet?

The tablet is well tolerated when taken in prescribed dosage guidelines. Most common side effects include abdominal pain, constipation, increased liver enzymes, peripheral oedema, headache, nausea, dizziness, vertigo, vomiting, hypomagnesaemia, dyspepsia, dry mouth. Its use may also lead to extreme but uncommon side effects such as pruritis, osteoporosis related fractures, insomnia, gynaecomastia, flatulence, interstitial nephritis, vitamin B12 deficiency, insomnia, carcinoma.

Q3. Should we take Pan 20Mg tablet with food or without food?

This tablet should be taken at least 1 hour before meals as the food may reduce the absorption of the medicine.

Q4. What are the precautions to be followed while taking the Pan 20Mg tablet?

If you ever had impaired kidney function, sever liver impairment or heart disease, let your doctor know before taking this medicine. Inform your doctor about all the medicines you take to ensure that you are healthy. Caution is advised among patients with gastric malignancy, risk of osteoporosis, lupus erythematosus, vitamin B12 deficiency, gastrointestinal bleeding, pregnancy and lactation.

Q5. Does Pan 20Mg tablet make you sleepy?

The tablet may decrease alertness, cause impaired judgement, affect your vision and make you feel dizzy, light headedness, so do not drive, operate heavy machinery or involve in any works which may demand your attention or physical strength.

Q6. Is Pan 20Mg tablet harmful? What does an overdose of Pan 20Mg tablet lead to?

The tablet is usually well tolerated when taken in the recommended dosage guidelines. Over dose of the medicine may lead to weakness, confusion, drowsiness, tachycardia, diaphoresis, dry mouth, flushing.

Q7. Can I take Pan 20Mg tablet during pregnancy?

Use of this medicine is not considered safe to use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. Despite the fact that there are limited studies in human beings, animal studies have shown effects on the developing baby. Since the effect of the medicine on fetus is not clearly established, we recommend you to consult your doctor before consuming the tablet.

Q8. Can Pan 20Mg tablet be taken without a doctor’s prescription?

No, do not take the medicine without doctor’s prescription.

Q9. Is it okay to drink alcohol while I am on the Pan 20Mg tablet?

Consumption of alcohol with this medicine is not recommended as it increases side effects of the tablet. If you consume alcohol on regular basis, relevant dose adjustments may be necessary depending on your clinical condition.

Q10. How to store Pan 20Mg tablet?

Store the medicine at room temperature (20-30 degree Celsius) in a cool and dry place. Keep the tablet according to the instructions mentioned on the pack or label. Store the medicine in the container or the pack it came in, tightly closed.

Q11. If I have trouble swallowing Pan 20Mg tablet, can I mix it in water and drink it?

This tablet is designed to be swallowed with water. If you take them in a way they weren’t intended to be used, you could experience an overdose if the active constituent enters the blood stream too quickly. Alternatively, if it enters your body too slowly, it may never achieve a high enough concentration to be completely functional.

Q12. Can we give Pan 20Mg tablet to children?

This tablet is not recommended for children below 5 years of age since the safety and efficacy of use are not clinically established.

Q13. By when should I start seeing the results of the Pan 20Mg tablet?

The amount of time for which this medicine to show its effect in the body is within one hour of administration. You will start to feel better in 2-3 days and may take 4 weeks for complete relief.

Q14. How long does the effect of Pan 20Mg tablet last?

The amount of time for which this medicine remains active in the body is approximately 18-24 hours.

Q15. Can we take Pan 20Mg tablet daily? If yes, how many tablets can we take everyday?

Medicines should always be taken under medical supervision. Take the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor: for dosage and duration. Most recommended dose is one tablet per day.

Q16. For how many days should I take the Pan 20Mg tablet?

The number of days that any medicine must be taken varies from patient to patient; and case to case. So always stick to your doctor’s suggestion about how many days to take this medicine.

Q17. When should I take Pan 20Mg tablet?

Use the medicine exactly as prescribed by your doctor for the dosage and duration.

Note: All of the above information is for reference purpose only. It is always recommended that you consult a medical professional.

Seller Information
Manufactured By

ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

alkem house,senapati bapat marg,lower parel,mumbai - 400013

Packed By

ALKEM LABORATORIES LTD

alkem house,senapati bapat marg,lower parel,mumbai - 400013

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