Pan 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Pan 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pan 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Pan 40 MG Description

Pan 40 tablet is an acid-reducing medicine. It is used to treat stomach ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and other acidity related problems. This tablet works by reducing the production ...
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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, GERD and stomach ulcers
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Pan 40 MG

  • Pan 40 tablet is used to treat ulcers in the stomach or intestine.
  • For the treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, a tumor in the pancreas, which causes oversecretion of stomach acids.
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD, characterised by symptoms like heartburn and chest pain right after eating).

Contraindications of Pan 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole or other ingredients of the Pan 40 tablet.
  • If you are allergic to similar medicines like omeprazole, etc.
  • If you are currently taking anti-HIV medications like rilpivirine or atazanavir.

Side effects of Pan 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea

Precautions and Warnings of Pan 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the Pan 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Due to a lack of safety information, avoid using the Pan 40 tablet during pregnancy unless prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take the Pan 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Components of the Pan 40 tablets may pass into the breastmilk. Avoid the use of the Pan 40 tablet while breastfeeding unless prescribed by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming the Pan 40 tablet?
A:
Pan 40 tablet has no or little influence on the ability to drive and use machines. Avoid driving in case you experience dizziness or disturbed vision.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol while taking the Pan 40 mg tablet?
A:
Alcohol increases acidity and worsens the symptoms of acidity and ulcer. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking the Pan 40 mg tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction after taking the Pan 40 mg tablet.
  • You have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis).
  • You are taking an anti-HIV medicine like atazanavir or painkillers like aspirin.
  • You have a vitamin B12 deficiency as the Pan 40 tablet reduces the absorption of vitamin B12 when used for the long term, inform the doctor.
  • You are supposed to take a blood test (Chromogranin A).
  • You are using the medicine for the long term.
  • You have liver-related problems, in the case of increased liver enzymes, the treatment must be stopped.
  • Avoid using for children below the age of 12 years.

Mode of Action of Pan 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Pan 40 tablet reduces the acid production in the stomach by blocking or inhibiting a pump called the proton pump responsible for the secretion of stomach acid. This helps in relieving acidity, promote...
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Directions for Use of Pan 40 MG

Pan 40 mg tablet must be taken as advised by the doctor in the morning. For optimal results, take it at the same time every day on an empty stomach.

Interactions of Pan 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines affect the way the Pan 40 tablet works or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Pan 40 tablets alter the action of medicines whose bioavailability is dependent on stomach acid like ketoconazole.
  • The medicine must not be co-administered with atazanavir, an anti-HIV medicine and methotrexate, an immunomodulator.
  • Frequent monitoring of blood clotting parameters is required if you are taking blood thinners like warfarin. There is a risk of bleeding.
  • Levels of methotrexate (used to treat types of cancer) increases in the body upon concomitant use with Pan 40 tablet.

Interactions with food items

Avoid excessive consumption of coffee, tea, chocolate, alcohol and cola.

Storage and disposal of Pan 40 MG

  • Store it in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it away from children and pets.

Dosage of Pan 40 MG

Overdose

If you have consumed too much of the Pan 40 tablet, contact the doctor or visit the nearest hospital.

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of the Pan 40 tablet take it as soon as you remember it. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Nancy Dixit

B. Pharm, M. Pharm

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What is Pan 40 tablet used for?

A: Pan 40 tablet is used to treat acidity related disorders like stomach and intestinal ulcers, acid reflux disease and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a tumour in the pancreas, which causes oversecretion of stomach acids).

Q: Is Pan 40 tablet safe in pregnancy?

A: The safety of the Pan 40 tablet is not established in pregnancy unless prescribed by your doctor. Avoid it during pregnancy. You must discuss with the doctor before taking medicine during pregnancy.

Q: How to take the Pan 40 tablet?

A: Pan 40 mg tablet must be taken as a whole with a glass of water, preferably 1 hour before the first meal or breakfast.

Q: Does Pan 40 tablet cause constipation?

A: You may experience constipation while on treatment with the Pan 40 mg tablet. However, not everyone experiences this side effect.

Q: When should I take the Pan 40 before or after food?

A: No, Pan 40 should not be taken after consuming food as by the time it will start showing its effect, the acid in the stomach will be released for digestion and will not affect to reduce the acid production.

Q: Can Pan 40 help prevent vomiting?

A: No, Pan 40 tablet is a medicine that reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach and is used for the treatment of ulcer and acid reflux diseases. It does not have any action in controlling vomiting and feeling of nausea.

Q: Can Pan 40 cause indigestion?

A: Pan 40 is not known to cause indigestion. You may experience abdominal pain and constipation after taking this medicine but this is not common and everyone taking this medicine does not get this side effect.

Q: Can I take Pan 40 for gas?

A: No, Pan 40 does not have any action in relieving gas. It is used for the treatment of ulcers and acidity.

Q: What is the composition of the Pan 40?

A: The composition of the Pan 40 consists of pantoprazole, as its active component.

Q: What are the side effects of the Pan 40?

A: Pan 40 side effects include headache, diarrhoea, nausea, stomach ache. However, these symptoms are usually short-lived and disappear with time.

Q: What is the Pan 40 tablet?

A: Pan 40 is a medicine that works to reduce acid in the stomach. It contains pantoprazole as its active molecule.

Q: Are Pan 40 and Pan D the same?

A: No. Pan 40 contains pantoprazole alone whereas Pan D contains pantoprazole along with domperidone in it. However, both the medicines are used for treating GERD, gastritis, etc.

Q: Is Pan 40 an antacid?

A: Yes, Pan 40 is an antacid medicine that is used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and peptic ulcer disease by relieving the symptoms of acidity such as indigestion, heartburn and stomach pain.

Q: How does Pan 40 work?

A: Pan 40 works by reducing the acid production in the stomach by blocking or inhibiting a pump called the proton pump responsible for the secretion of stomach acid. This helps in relieving acidity, promotes healing of ulcers and reduces acid reflux.

Q: Can I take Digene gel with Pan 40?

A: You can take Digene with Pan 40, both are antacid medicines. However, it is advised to consult a doctor once. Based on the cause and your medical history, your doctor shall prescribe appropriate medicines along with the dosage regimen.

Q: Can Pan 40 cause stomach ache?

A: You might experience stomach pain or discomfort as a side effect. These symptoms are usually mild and resolve on their own. But, if it persists for long, speak to your doctor.
Product Details
Brand
PAN
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
30/08/2024
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 09:29 AM (IST)

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