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Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

By MANKIND PHARMACEUTICALS LTD
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
47.54*
MRP 57.97
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Pantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTACID

Medical Description

Pantakind 40mg Tablet contains Pantoprazole. It belongs to a group of medicines called "Proton pump inhibitor," which reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It also has anti-acid reflux a...
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    Uses
    Contraindications
    Side effects
    Precautions and Warnings
    Mode of Action
    Directions for Use
    Interactions
    Storage and disposal
    Dosage
    FAQs
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    Quick Summary
uses

Uses of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

  • To treat ulcers in the stomach or intestine.
  • For Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a tumour in the pancreas, which causes oversecretion of stomach acids).
  • Treatment of Gastroesophageal reflux disease (symptoms like heartburn & chest pain right after eating).
contraindications

Contraindications of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

  • If you are allergic to Pantoprazole, or any other proton pump inhibitors or any other ingredient of Pantakind 40mg Tablet
  • If you are on a medicine called Rilpivirine.
sideEffects

Side effects of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

  • Headache
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Stomach pain
  • Flatulence (or gas)
  • Constipation
  • Diarrhoea
  • Fatigue
  • Skin rash
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pantakind 40mg Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is limited information about the effect of Pantakind 40mg Tablet on pregnancy. Thus it is recommended to avoid the use of this medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pantakind 40mg Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Pantakind 40mg Tablet can pass into breast milk. It is advised not to take medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pantakind 40mg Tablet?
A:
Pantakind 40mg Tablet has a negligible influence on the ability to drive. If you experience side effects like dizziness or disturbed vision, you should avoid driving or using machines.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pantakind 40mg Tablet?
A:
Drinking alcohol when you are taking Pantakind 40mg Tablet does not affect the way this medicine works; however, you must avoid drinking large quantities of alcohol as it is known to increase acidity and can make your acidity worse.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have severe liver problems.
  • You are taking NSAIDs (painkillers).
  • You have a personal or family history of stomach cancer.
  • You are taking medicines to treat HIV.
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12 (like Cobalamin). This medicine is known to reduce the absorption of vitamin B12 after long term use.
  • Taking this medicine for more than one year 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 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).
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

How Does It Work?

Pantoprazle belongs to the class of medicines caalled the proton pump inhibitors. The lining of the stomach secretes acid by certain processes that involves intake of ions via proton pump in the cells...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

  • Pantakind 40mg Tablet must be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • The medicine is taken 30 minutes before food, on an empty stomach.
  • Do not chew or break the pill, swallow with a whole glass of water.
interactions

Interactions of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines that are gastric pH dependent such as Itraconazole, Ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infections).
  • Medicines that are taken in HIV or AIDS such as Atazanavir, Tenofovir.
  • Medicines used for thinning, or thickening of the blood like Warfarin and Phenprocoumon.
  • Medicines used for certain types of cancer such as Methotrexate.

Interactions with food items

  • Stimulation of stomach acid production or delay in ulcer healing is observed with nicotine and caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola). Hence, avoid these items.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

  • Store Pantakind 40mg Tablet in a cool and dry place.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Pantakind 40mg Tab 15'S

Overdose

If you have taken too much dose of Pantakind 40mg Tablet, seek medical help or call the doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dose of ...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: I get recurring acidity, what should I do to avoid it?

  • Avoid spicy and oily food.
  • Reduce smoking and alcohol intake as these are known to worsen reflux.
  • Avoid carbonated drinks like cold drinks, soda as the carbon dioxide gas in these is known to aggravate acid reflux.
  • Reduce intake of mint and chocolate.
  • Some medicines are known to increase acidity and worsen the condition such as pain killers, Ibuprofen. You should avoid using these for a long duration.

Q: I have been taking Pantoprazole for some months now, what should I watch for?

  • Take this medicine only for the duration as prescribed by your doctor.
  • If there is relief in your symptoms, you may visit your doctor for a follow-up, where your doctor may reduce its dose.
  • This medicine is known to cause fractures, low magnesium levels, vitamin B12 levels on long term use.
  • You need to be cautious about these and keep checking your blood levels regularly, and if needed, your doctor may prescribe the supplements for these deficiencies.

Q: What is Pantakind 40mg Tablet used for?

A: Pantakind 40mg Tablet is used to treat acid reflux conditions, acidity related disorders such as stomach and intestinal ulcers, and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a tumour in the pancreas, which causes oversecretion of stomach acids).

Q: When should I take Pantakind 40?

A: Pantakind 40 should preferably be taken 30 minutes before your first meal or breakfast, or as advised by the doctor.

Q: Is Pantakind 40 and Pan 40 the same?

A: Yes, both the medicines have 40mg of pantaprazole, as its active ingredient.

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Quick Summary

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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity and stomach ulcers
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain, flatulence, constipation
Last Updated on: 25 Oct 2021 | 03:33 PM (IST)
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