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PANTOCID 20MG TAB

Country of origin: INDIA

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MRP 110

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PANTOCID 20MG TAB

Pantocid Tablet 20mg
Uses and Benefits

Uses and Benefits

Pantocid Tablet 20mg is used to treat gastro-oesophageal reflux disease, peptic ulcer, H. Pylori infection, prophylaxis of NSAID induced ulcers, zollinger-ellison syndrome, and erosive oesophagitis. However, the uses mentioned here are not exhaustive. There may be other conditions for which this medication may be used upon doctor’s discretion.

Composition

Composition

The active ingredient of Pantocid Tablet 20mg is Pantoprazole 20mg.

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Mechanism of Action of Drugs

Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor which acts by inhibiting the gastric acid secretion in the stomach.

Contraindications and Cautions

Contraindications and Caution

Patients with the following conditions are suggested to seek advice from their health care professional before taking the Pantocid Tablet 20mg:

  • Hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients used in the Pantocid Tablet 20mg such as Pantoprazole
  • Caution:
  • Long term use
  • High dose
  • Hypomagnesemia
  • Patients 50 years and older
Side Effects

Side and Adverse Effects

The following side effects may or may not occur during the usage of Pantocid Tablet 20mg. It is generally well tolerated when taken in the prescribed dosage guidelines. More common ones are generally mild and may include:

  • Headache
  • Diarrhea
  • Thrombophlebitis
  • Abdominal pain
  • Nausea/Vomiting
  • URI sx
  • Fever
  • Rash
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence
  • Arthralgia
  • Vitamin B12 Deficiency
  • Fundic gland polyps

Rare but more serious adverse effects may include:

  • Hypersensitivity reaction
  • Anaphylaxis
  • Erythema multiforme
  • Stevens-johnson syndrome
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • Interstitial nephritis
  • Renal impairment
  • Pancreatitis
  • Rhabdomyolysis
  • Fractures
  • Hyponatremia
  • Hypomagnesemia
  • Lupus erythematosus
  • C. Difficile associated diarrhea
  • Blood dyscrasias
  • Hepatic impairment
How to Use

How to Use

Do not exceed the dose prescribed by your doctor. Swallow the Pantocid Tablet 20mg, immediately after opening the tablet from the strip. Do not break/crush/ chew the tablet.

Avoid missing or forgetting a dose. If you do, take it as soon as you remember; but if it is almost time for your next dose, skip it and take it according to your normal schedule. Don’t consume two doses at the same time which is dangerous to your health.

Pantocid Tablet 20mg may be taken with or without food.
Take the medicine twice or thrice in a day or as recommended by your doctor.
Pantocid Tablet 20mg is not recommended in children younger than 5 years.

Overdosage

Avoid giving more than the prescribed dosage. In case of an accidental overdose, look for any new symptoms. If you observe any, promptly seek medical advice or report it to the nearby poison control center.

Warnings and Precautions

Warnings and Precautions

Take Pantocid Tablet 20mg only on the advice of a medical practitioner. Dosage adjustment or complete avoidance of the medication may be required in the following conditions:

Pregnancy:

Safety not established. Therefore, inform your doctor if you are pregnant or planning to get pregnant during treatment.

Lactation:

Inform your doctor if you are a nursing mother because safety during lactation is not yet established.

Drug Interactions:

Inform your doctor if you are on any medication such as Digoxin, methotrexate, diuretic or water pill.

Precautions
  • Keep the medicine out of sight and reach of children.
  • Store at room temperature away from heat and moisture.
  • Do not use the medicine beyond its expiry.
  • Do not accept the torn strip or a broken tablet.
FDA Pregnancy Category

FDA Pregnancy Category

Category C: Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant the use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.


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

Seller Information
Manufactured By

SUN PHARMA

aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

Packed By

SUN PHARMA

aceme plaza,andheri-kurla road,andheri east mumbai-400059

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