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Pantocid 40mg Vial Of 0.04gm Powder For Injection

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0.04g Powder For Injection in Dry Vial
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Pantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
therapy
Therapeutic classification
ANTACID

Medical Description

Pantocid Powder For Injection is an acidity medicine It contains Pantoprazole as an active ingredient. It helps in reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Pantocid tablet is used for the ...
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uses

Uses of Pantocid 40 MG

Pantocid Powder For Injection is prescribed for a wide range of problems including ulcers in the intestine and stomach, Zollinger-Ellison syndrome, heartburn and swallowing trouble, oesophageal reflux...
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contraindications

Contraindications of Pantocid 40 MG

  • 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.
sideEffects

Side effects of Pantocid 40 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Pantocid 40 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take the medicine during pregnancy?
A:
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.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken the medicine?
A:
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.
alcohol

Alcohol

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

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have a liver-related problem or history of stomach cancer.
  • 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.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pantocid 40 MG

How Does It Work?

The active ingredient in Pantocid Powder For 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 producti...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pantocid 40 MG

  • 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

Interactions of Pantocid 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Sometimes Pantocid Powder For Injection may affect the way other medicines work, and other medicines may affect how Pantocid Powder For 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 Pantocid Po...
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  • Medication for HIV can also react with Pantocid Powder For 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 Pantocid Powder For Injection, it is important to minimise acidity-causing foods like chocolate, caffeine, tea and cola. These items tend to re...
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storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pantocid 40 MG

  • Pantocid Powder For Injection should be kept out of the reach of children.
  • Store it in a cool, dry place.
  • Do not freeze.
dosage

Dosage of Pantocid 40 MG

Overdose

As this an injectable, it is very rare that you may take an overdose. If you experience symptoms such as nausea, headache, dry mouth, drowsiness, confusion, flushing, fast heartbeats, vomiting, abdomi...
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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 set up. However, if you have missed taking any dose of this injection, inform your doctor or nurse im...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Abhishek B L

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How is this injection administered?

A: Pantocid Powder For Injection is injected by the doctor in the hip muscles or the arm.

Q: How long is the usual course of medication?

A: While the duration for which Pantocid Powder For 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, Pantocid Powder For Injection injection will not make you feel sleepy. It may sometimes make you feel dizzy.

Q: Does Pantocid Powder For Injection cause weight gain?

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

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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesGERD and Peptic ulcers
Side effectsDiarrhoea, stomach ache, dry mouth, headache, blurred vision
Last Updated on: 03 Apr 2021 | 10:52 AM (IST)
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