Pantocid 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets
Pantocid 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pantocid 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

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Pantocid 40 MG Description

Pantocid tablet is an acidity medicine. This tablet is used for the treatment of ulcers, heartburn, acid reflux disease and acidity problem. Pantocid 40 contains pantoprazole as its active ingredient....
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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesAcidity, acid reflux, heartburn and ulcers
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, flatulence, constipation
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Pantocid 40 MG

Stomach or intestinal ulcer. Gastroesophageal reflux disease [GERD]. Heartburn, acidity and chest pain. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a tumour in the pancreas, which causes oversecretion of stomach a...
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Contraindications of Pantocid 40 MG

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

Side effects of Pantocid 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Loose motion
  • Dizziness
  • Feeling sick
  • Vomiting
  • Bloating
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Pantocid 40 MG

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pantocid tablet during pregnancy?
A:
There is little information available about the effects of Pantocid tablet on pregnancy. This medicine should be be consumed only if prescribed by the doctor.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pantocid tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
A component of Pantocid tablet can pass into breast milk. It is advised not to take medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pantocid tablet?
A:
You may feel dizzy or disturbed vision after taking this medicine. If you experience these symptoms, avoid driving or using machines.

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pantocid tablet?
A:
Alcohol cause acidity and worsens the symptoms of acidity and ulcer. Avoid consuming alcohol while taking the tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic reactions after taking the medicine.
  • You have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis).
  • You are using anti-HIV medicine like atazanavir or painkillers like aspirin.
  • You suffer from 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 advised to perform a blood test (Chromogranin A). The medicine may alter the results.
  • You are using the medicine for the long term as it leads to diarrhoea and malabsorption.
  • You suffer from liver-related problems, in the case of increased liver enzymes, the treatment must be stopped.
  • Pantocid medicine is not recommended for children below the age of 12 years.

Mode of Action of Pantocid 40 MG

How Does It Work?

Pantocid contains pantoprazole as the active ingredient. Pantoprazle belongs to the class of medicines called the proton pump inhibitors. The lining of the stomach secretes acid by certain processes t...
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Directions for Use of Pantocid 40 MG

Pantocid tablet must be taken as advised by the doctor, in the morning. Take it at the same time every day on an empty stomach for optimal results.

Interactions of Pantocid 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Certain medicines affect the way Pantocid 40mg tablet works or Pantocid 40mg tablet itself affect the action of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the physician about the medicines, supplements or herbals you take or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Consuming medicines like antibiotics, antifungals, Anti-Hiv medications, blood thinners, immune-suppressant medicines like methotrexate, etc.

Interactions with food items

Nicotine, caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate, and cola) can increase stomach acid or delay ulcer healing and hinder the treatment process.

Storage and disposal of Pantocid 40 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place, away from sunlight.
  • Keep it out of the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Pantocid 40 MG

Overdose

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

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: When should I take the Pantocid tablet?

A: Pantocid tablet must be taken on an empty stomach or as advised by your doctor. You can take it in the morning before the first meal or 1 hour before a meal.

Q: What is the use of Pantocid tablets?

A: Pantocid tablet is used for the treatment of acidity, heartburn, ulcer, acid reflux disease and zollinger-ellison syndrome.

Q: What should I let know my doctor before taking the Pantocid tablets?

A: Heartburn and chest pain mimic the symptoms of a heart attack. If you have chest pain that spreads to the jaw, shoulders, arms, back and you feel light-headed and anxious, seek medical help.

Q: Can we take Pantocid tablet after dinner?

A: It is recommended to take this medicine 1 hour before meals or in the morning before the first meal. Taking it after food may reduce the action of this medicine.

Q: Can I give Pantocid tablet to my child for acidity?

A: No, this medicine is not meant for children less than 12 years of age. Before giving any medicine to your child it is important to consult a doctor.

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

A: Headache, diarrhoea is common side effect of Pantocid 40. However, these symptoms resolve on your own.

Q: What is the composition of the Pantocid 40?

A: Pantocid 40 composition consists of pantoprazole, as its active component.

Q: How long does Pantocid 40 take to work?

A: You should start to feel better within 2 to 3 days, but it may take up to 4 weeks for Pantocid 40 to fully control your symptoms. If you do not feel any improvement within a few days, consult the doctor. The doctor might switch you to a different medicine.

Q: What is the composition of Pantocid 40?

A: Pantocid 40 composition consists of pantoprazole as its active ingredient that is used for the treatment of ulcers, heartburn, acid reflux disease and acidity problem.

Q: How many Pantocid 40 can be taken in a day?

A: Pantocid 40 is usually prescribed once a day in the morning. The doctor decides the dose and frequency depending on the underlying condition and how you respond to the treatment. Hence, it is advised to take it exactly as prescribed by the doctor in exact doses and frequency.

Q: Does Pantocid 40 reduce gas?

A: No, Pantocid 40 does not reduce the gas problem in patients. You must take this medicine only on your doctor's recommendation. Try not to self medicate.

Q: Pantocid 40 vs pan 40, which is better?

A: Both the medicines have same active ingredient, which is pantoprazole. Based on the cause and your medical history, your doctor shall prescribe one of these medicines. Therefore, it is advised to take the same brand recommended by the doctor.

Q: How to take Pantocid 40 mg?

A: Pantocid tablet must be taken as advised by the doctor, in the morning. Take it at the same time every day on an empty stomach for optimal results.

Q: What is the content present in Pantocid 40 mg tablet?

A: The content present in Pantocid 40 is pantoprazole as its active ingredient.

Q: What is Pantocid 40 mg tablet dosage?

A: The dose and frequency of Pantocid 40 vary among individuals depending on the condition it is being taken for. You should not consume more than the recommended daily dose by the doctor.

Q: Is Pantocid 40 and Pantop 40 same?

A: Yes, both the medicine is same, containing the same active ingredient which is pantoprazole. Only the brand name is different. However, it is advised to take the same brand recommended by the doctor.
Product Details
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PANTOCID
Expires on or After
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Last Updated on: 02 Jun 2022 | 05:57 PM (IST)

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