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Pan 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pan 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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15 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 165.00
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Pan 40 MG Description

Pan 40 tablet reduces stomach acid levels and is used to treat stomach ulcers, GERD, and other acidity-related conditions. The active ingredient is pantoprazole, which helps lower acid production. For best results, take Pan 40 tablet on an empty stomach.

To prevent acidity-related problems, you should be mindful of the foods and beverages that seem to trigger them. It is advisable to consume smaller and more frequent meals, avoid oily and spicy food, and reduce alcohol consumption. Drinking plenty of water is also beneficial. For more personalized dietary modifications, it is recommended to consult a doctor or nutritionist.

Pan 40 tablets should be taken as prescribed by the doctor, in the doses and duration as prescribed. It is important not to miss any dose or take it more often than prescribed by your doctor. However, please note that Pan 40 is not effective in treating burping or hiccups. Other tablets with pantoprazole include Pantop 40mg, Pantodac 40mg, Pantosec 40mg and Pantakind 40mg.

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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, stomach ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain
TherapyANTACID
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uses

Uses of Pan 40 MG

Pan 40 tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease, heartburn, oesophageal inflammation, and stomach ulcers.
contraindications

Contraindications of Pan 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole or other ingredients of 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Pan 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Diarrhoea
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Pan 40 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive after consuming 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

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience an allergic reaction after taking Pan 40 mg tablet.
  • You have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis).
  • You are taking an anti-HIV medicine like atazanavir or painkillers like aspirin.
  • If you have a vitamin B12 deficiency, as 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.
  • If you have liver-related problems, the treatment must be stopped in the case of increased liver enzymes.
  • Pan 40 tablet is not recommended for use in children below five years of age.
directionsForUse

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.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pan 40 MG

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

Quick Tips of Pan 40 MG

  • It is recommended to use this medicine as prescribed. However, anti-reflux medicines should preferably be taken on an empty stomach or with food for optimum effectiveness in the morning.
  • You can make certain lifestyle modifications like preventing excess intake of foods that cause acidity, like carbonated drinks and oily/fried food, regular exercise and maintaining a healthy weight.
  • It is also advised to limit alcohol intake and quit smoking for better treatment of your acidity.
  • It is advised to reduce stress and get good sleep each night.
  • Inform your doctor if you have been using this medicine continuously to treat acidity for more than four weeks or if the symptoms are persistent even after taking the medicine.
  • This medicine can hamper the actions of other medicines taken at the same time. Inform your doctor if you are using any other medicines.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience effects like nausea, fullness and bloating, especially after food intake, even after taking this medicine.
dosage

Dosage of Pan 40 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed taking a dose of Pan 40 tablet take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with the regular dose schedule. Avoid taking a doub...
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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 stomach acid secretion. This helps in relieving acidity, promotes heali...
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interactions

Interactions of Pan 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines may affect how the Pan 40 tablet works or the medicine itself reduces the effectiveness of other medicines taken simultaneously.
  • 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.
  • If you are taking blood thinners like warfarin, frequent monitoring of blood clotting parameters is required. There is a risk of bleeding.
  • Levels of methotrexate (used to treat types of cancer) increase in the body upon concomitant use with Pan 40 tablet.

Interactions with food items

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

Content Details

WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can I take Pan 40 twice a day?

A: It is recommended that Pan 40 tablets should be taken as prescribed by your doctor. Avoid self-medication and follow your doctor's instructions.

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: 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: 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 the 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 aches?

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 a long, speak to your doctor.

Q: Is Pan 40 tablet safe in pregnancy?

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

Q: How to take 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 Pan 40 mg tablet. However, not everyone experiences this side effect.

Q: What is the composition of Pan 40?

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

Q: What are the side effects of Pan 40?

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

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

A: Pan 40 should be taken 30 mins before having food, preferably before breakfast.

Q: Can we take Pan 40 daily?

A: Pan 40 tablet should be taken as prescribed by your doctor, as the same shall be based on your condition and medical history. Avoid self-medication.

Q: Who should avoid pan 40?

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

Q: Pan 40 vs Pan D, how do they differ?

A: Pan 40 is a tablet containing only pantoprazole. In contrast, Pan D is a capsule containing pantoprazole and domperidone. Both medications treat conditions such as acid reflux and gastric ulcers. Consult a healthcare professional to determine the best option for your condition.

Q: What is the difference between Pan 40 and Pantop 40?

A: Pan 40 and Pantop 40 contain the same active ingredient, Pantoprazole. They are different brand names for the same medication, used to reduce stomach acid production for conditions like GERD and gastric ulcers. You should only take the medicine prescribed by your doctor as the same shall be based on your diagnosis and medical history.

Q: Pan 40 vs Pan 20, are they the same?

A: Pantoprazole is the active ingredient in both Pan 40 and Pan 20, but the concentrations differ. Pan 40 contains 40 mg of Pantoprazole, while Pan 20 contains 20 mg. They are used to reduce stomach acid production in conditions such as GERD and gastric ulcers. The decision between the two is based on the individual's condition and the advice of a healthcare professional. You should only take the medicine prescribed by your doctor as the same shall be based on your diagnosis and medical history.
Last Updated on: 12 April 2024 | 2:00 PM (IST)
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