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Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection

0.04g Powder For Injection in Vial

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Pantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

PAN IV injection is an acidity medicine used for the treatment of ulcer & acid reflux disease. It reduces the symptom of heartburn, acidity and discomfort in the stomach. It contains pantoprazole as a...
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Uses of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection

  • PAN IV injection is used for the treatment of stomach and intestinal ulcers, heartburn and indigestion.
  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a condition in which acid from the stomach comes up to the food pipe causing heartburn.
  • For a condition called Zollinger-Ellison syndrome where the stomach produces too much acid due to the presence of a tumor.

Contraindications of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole or other proton pump inhibitors.
  • If you are on antiviral medicines like rilpivirine, atazanavir.
  • If you are on medicines that modify the immune system (methotrexate).
  • If you are suffering from or suspected of stomach cancer.
  • If a family history of stomach cancer exists.
  • If you are on medication for HIV or chemotherapy like methotrexate.

Side effects of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection

  • Benign polyps in the stomach.
  • Swelling or blood clotting at the injection site.

Precautions and Warnings of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection



Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
There is no conclusive research advising against the usage of the medicine during pregnancy. However, it is important to consult your doctor to ensure that no risk is passed on to the baby.

Breast Feeding

Can I take the medicine while breastfeeding?
The medicine passes through breastmilk. Hence, medical approval is required before breastfeeding a child.


Can I drive if I have taken the medicine?
While the medicine has a negligible effect while driving, it is best to avoid doing so if you have experienced any sort of giddiness, disorientation or compromised vision.


Can I consume alcohol with this medicine?
Despite not interacting with this medicine in any manner, alcohol does increase the level of acidity in the body. Hence, it should be avoided.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver-related problem or history of stomach cancer or any other pre-existing health condition.
  • You are taking painkillers or anti-HIV medicine.
  • You have weak or brittle bones. Taking this medicine for long-term treatment may increase the chances of developing bone fractures.
  • If you are on this medicine for more than three months, your blood magnesium levels may drop. Your doctor may perform regular tests for the same.
  • On exposure to the sun, you get a rash on your skin, stop your treatment with Pantoprazole and inform your doctor as this may be a symptom of Subacute Cutaneous Lupus Erythematosus (SCLE).
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12 (like Cobalamin). This medicine is known to reduce the absorption of vitamin B12 after long-term use.

Mode of Action of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in PAN IV injection is pantoprazole. This inhibits the secretion of acid by binding to receptors of the proton pump in the stomach. As a result of this, the production of acids i...
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Directions for Use of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection

  • This injection will be given by a doctor or nurse in a hospital/clinic.
  • Do not self-inject. Follow any aftercare instructions given by the doctor/nurse.

Interactions of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes PAN IV injection may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how PAN IV injection works if taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially if you are on a certain medication for cancer and fungal infections have been known to cause reactions in the body. Therefore, proper medical clearance is required before taking a PAN IV in...
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  • Medication for HIV can also react with PAN IV injection and due caution must be exercised.
  • There can also be reactions from medication that can cause thinning or thickening of the blood.

Interactions with food items

While there are no real dietary restrictions when taking PAN IV injection, it is important to minimize acidity-causing foods like chocolate, caffeine, tea and cola. These items tend to reduce the effe...
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Storage and disposal of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection

  • PAN IV injection should be kept out of the reach of children.
  • Store it in a cool, dry place.
  • Do not freeze.

Dosage of Pan Iv 40mg Vial Of 0.04 Gm Powder For Injection


As this is an injectable, you may rarely take an overdose. If you experience symptoms such as nausea, headache, dry mouth, drowsiness, confusion, flushing, fast heartbeats, vomiting, abdominal pain or...
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Missed a Dose

It is unlikely that the dose of this injection will be missed if you are monitored in a healthcare setup. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse imm...
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Content Details


Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: How long is the usual course of medication?

A: While the duration for which PAN IV injection is prescribed varies from person to person based on their condition, it usually starts showing effect almost immediately.

Q: What information is important to share with the doctor before taking the medicine?

A: It is important to share all medical history, including any family history of cancer, HIV or liver-related ailments since medication for any of these has been known to react with the medicine.

Q: Will this injection make me feel sleepy?

A: No, PAN IV injection injection will not make you feel sleepy. It may sometimes make you feel dizzy.

Q: Does PAN IV injection cause weight gain?

A: Weight gain is not a commonly reported side-effect of PAN IV injection. In case you experience sudden weight gain, you are advised to inform your doctor about the same.

Q: Can I reduce my acidity problem by changing my lifestyle habits?

A: Yes, you can control acidity problems by incorporating certain lifestyle modifications. Eat smaller meals more frequently throughout the day, avoid lying down for 1 hour after a meal. Wear loose-fitting clothing to avoid pressure on your abdomen. Avoid sugary drinks, processed food, meat, sodas, a high protein diet. Limit alcohol consumption and quit smoking. Consult your doctor for more personalised information on diet and lifestyle modifications.


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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesGERD and Peptic ulcers
Side effectsDiarrhoea, stomach ache, dry mouth, headache, blurred vision
Last Updated on: 05 Aug 2021 | 07:33 AM (IST)
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