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Pantodac 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

Pantodac 40mg Strip Of 15 Tablets

By ZYDUS HEALTHCARE LIMITED
15 Tablet(s) in Strip
MRP 239.90
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Pantodac 40 MG Description

Pantodac 40 tablet is a medicine used to reduce acid production in the stomach. It is used for the treatment of ulcers and acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It contains pantoprazole as an active ingredient.

It works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach by blocking a pump called the proton pump in the stomach wall responsible for the formation of acid. This medicine should be taken on an empty stomach as prescribed by a doctor.

Along with taking medicine on time making certain lifestyle modifications can help you manage your acidity problem better. Try eating smaller meals, eating slowly, avoiding overeating and lying down immediately after having a meal, limiting alcohol intake, avoiding smoking and maintaining a healthy weight, consult your doctor to understand what works for you best.

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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesUlcer, acid reflux disease
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain and constipation
TherapyANTACID
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uses

Uses of Pantodac 40 MG

Pantodac Tablet is used for the treatment of ulcer and acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
contraindications

Contraindications of Pantodac 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole or similar medicines or other ingredients of Pantodac Tablet.
  • If you are taking rilpivirine used in HIV treatment.
sideEffects

Side effects of Pantodac 40 MG

  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Diarrhea
  • Abdominal pain
  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Flatulence
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Pantodac 40 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pantodac Tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on use of Pantodac Tablet in pregnancy, use only if prescribed by your doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pantodac Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Pantodac 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 Pantodac Tablet?
A:
This medicine has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive. However, you may feel dizzy or experince visual disturbance after taking this medicine. Avoid driving if affected.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pantodac Tablet?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol, discuss with your doctor if you comsume alcohol too often and accordingly he may suggest you what will work best for you. Alcohol consumption may be associated with acidity problem and long term consumption can lead to other complications.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver problems.
  • You are taking painkiller medicines.
  • You have a personal or family history of stomach cancer.
  • You are taking medicines used to treat HIV.
  • You have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis).
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12. Pantodac Tablet is known to reduce the absorption of vitamin B12 after long-term use (longer than 3 years).
  • If you are on this medicine for more than three months, your blood magnesium levels may drop. Your doctor may advise you to perform regular tests for the same.
  • On exposure to the sun, if 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).
  • You are supposed to do a blood test (Chromogranin A). This medicine may alter the results.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pantodac 40 MG

  • Pantodac Tablet should be taken as directed by your doctor
  • This medicine is taken 1 hour before food, on an empty stomach
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pantodac 40 MG

  • Store in cool and dry place away from sunlight
  • Keep it out of the reach of childrens and pets
quickTips

Quick Tips of Pantodac 40 MG

  • It is advised to take this medication exactly as directed. Anti-reflux medications, on the other hand, should be taken in the morning on an empty stomach or with food for maximum effectiveness.
  • You can change your lifestyle by avoiding foods that cause acidity, such as carbonated drinks and oily/fried foods, exercising regularly, and maintaining a healthy weight.
  • It is also recommended that you limit your alcohol consumption and stop smoking for better acidity treatment. It is recommended that you reduce your stress and get enough sleep each night.
  • Inform your doctor if you have been using this medicine as a continuous treatment for acidity for more than 4 weeks or if the symptoms persist even after you have stopped taking it.
  • This medication may interfere with the actions of other medications taken at the same time. Notify your doctor if you are taking any other medications.
  • Consult your doctor if you experience nausea, fullness, or bloating, especially after eating, even after taking this medication.
dosage

Dosage of Pantodac 40 MG

Overdose

If you have taken too much of this medicine, seek medical help or call doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If you missed any dose of Pantodac Tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a dou...
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Mode of Action of Pantodac 40 MG

How Does It Work?

A pump called the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Pantoprazole binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion. Therefore, it is ...
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interactions

Interactions of Pantodac 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pantodac Tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines 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 taking medicines for fungal infection, anti-HIV medicines, blood thinner medicines and medicines for cancer.

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WRITTEN BY
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Dr. Mansi Savla

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REVIEWED BY
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Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with my doctor before taking Pantodac Tablet?

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

Q: What is Pantodac Tablet used for?

A: It is used for the treatment of acidity related disorders such as stomach and intestinal ulcers, acid reflux disease.

Q: Can Pantodac Tablet be taken after food?

A: No, it should not be taken after consuming food as by the time it will start showing its effect, the acid in the stomach will be released for digestion of food and it will not affect the amount of acid formation.

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

A: Pantodac 40 and Pan 40 contain the same active ingredient, pantoprazole, but they are different brand names. Both medications are used to reduce stomach acid production and treat acid-related conditions. However, there may be slight variations in formulation, dosage or other inactive ingredients between the two brands. It is advisable to follow the instructions of a healthcare professional to determine which medication is most suitable for your specific needs.

Q: Pantodac 40 vs Pan D, what are the differences?

A: Pantodac 40 contains only pantoprazole, a proton pump inhibitor used to reduce stomach acid production. On the other hand, Pan D is a combination medication that includes pantoprazole along with domperidone, which helps improve gastrointestinal motility and reduce symptoms like nausea and bloating. While Pantodac 40 focuses solely on reducing stomach acid, Pan D provides additional benefits for conditions involving impaired gastrointestinal motility. It is important to consult with a healthcare professional to determine which medication is best suited for your specific needs and condition.
Last Updated on: 10 July 2023 | 4:55 PM (IST)

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