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Pantop 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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Pantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
ANTACID

Medical Description

Pantop 40 tablet is a medicine used to reduce acid production in stomach. It is used for the treatment of ulcers and acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). It contains pantopra...
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uses

Uses of Pantop 40 MG

Pantop 40 tablet is used for the treatment of ulcer and acid reflux disease or gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
contraindications

Contraindications of Pantop 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole or similar medicines or other ingredients of Pantop 40 tablet.
  • Do not consume the medicine if you are taking rilpivirine used in HIV treatment.
sideEffects

Side effects of Pantop 40 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Pantop 40 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pantop 40 tablet during pregnancy?
A:
Limited information is available on the use of Pantop 40 tablet in pregnancy, use only if prescribed by the doctor.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pantop 40 tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Pantop 40 tablet can pass into breast milk. Avoid unless prescribed by the doctor.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pantop 40 tablet?
A:
The medicine has no or negligible influence on the ability to drive and use machines. However, you may feel dizzy or experience visual disturbance after taking the medicine. Avoid driving.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pantop 40 tablet?
A:
No known interactions with alcohol, discuss with the doctor if you consume alcohol too often and accordingly, he may suggest to 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 may 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 may have weak and brittle bones (osteoporosis).
  • You may have low levels of vitamin B12. Pantop 40 tablet reduces the absorption of vitamin B12 after a long term use ( longer than 3 years).
  • You are on the medicine for more than three months, your blood magnesium levels may drop. The doctor may advise performing regular tests for the same.
  • On exposure to the sun, you get rash on the skin, stop the treatment with Pantoprazole and inform the doctor as this may be a symptom of subacute cutaneous lupus erythematosus (SCLE).
  • You are supposed to do a blood test (Chromogranin A). The medicine may alter the results.
modeOfAction

Mode of Action of Pantop 40 MG

How Does It Work?

The proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Pantoprazole binds with proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion. It is used for excessive acidity.
directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Pantop 40 MG

  • Pantop 40 tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • The medicine must be taken 1 hour before food, on an empty stomach.
interactions

Interactions of Pantop 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other medicines can affect the way Pantop 40 tablet works or the medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Especially medicines for fungal infection, anti-HIV medicines, blood thinner medicines and medicines for cancer.
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Pantop 40 MG

  • Store at a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight.
  • Keep it out of reach of children and pets.
dosage

Dosage of Pantop 40 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Pantop 40 tablet, take it as soon as you remember. If it's time for the next dose, skip the missed dose and continue with a regular dosing schedule. Avoid a double dose of...
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY
doctor

Dr. Alok Nachane

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY
doctor

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with the doctor before taking Pantop 40 tablet?

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

Q: What is Pantop 40 tablet used for?

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

Q: Can Pantop 40 tablet be taken after food?

A: Avoid taking 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: Is Pan 40 and Pantop 40 same?

A: Yes, both medicine has the same active ingredient which is pantoprazole. Only the brand is different. It is advisable to take the prescribed brand only.

Q: Does Pantop 40 cause constipation?

A: Constipation is one of the side effects of this medicine that an individual might experience. But it is not necessary that everyone experience the same side effect.

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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesUlcer, GERD
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain and constipation
Last Updated on: 01 Nov 2021 | 10:54 AM (IST)
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