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Pantosec 40mg Vial Of 0.04gm Powder For Injection
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Pantosec 40mg Vial Of 0.04gm Powder For Injection

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0.04g Powder For Injection in Vial
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Pantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Antacid

Medical Description

Pantosec 40mg Inj is classified as a selective “proton pump inhibitor”, a medicine that reduces the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It is used for treating acid-related diseases in the stomach and intestines.
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Uses of Pantosec 40mg Inj

Pantosec 40mg Inj uses include in the treatment of: symptoms like heartburn, acid regurgitation associated to gastro-oesophageal reflux disease and stomach ulcers; ulcers in the first part of intestines; a peculiar infection of the stomach called Helicobacter pylori infection (in this condition, (Pantosec 40mg Inj is used along with antibiotics); Zollinger–Ellison syndrome (a disease in which tumours cause the stomach to produce too much acid, resulting in peptic ulcers. Symptoms include abdominal pain and diarrhoea). Pantosec 40mg Inj is also used along with some antibiotics to decrease or neutralize the acid secretion.
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Contraindications of Pantosec 40mg Inj

  • If you have any allergic reaction to Pantosec 40mg Inj or other proton pump inhibitors
  • If you are prescribed rilpivirine or atazanavir or other anti-HIV medications
  • If you are on methotrexate
  • If you have/are suspected to have stomach cancer. There are studies that link Pantosec 40mg Inj to stomach cancer. Hence, it is important to share if you have any personal or family history of stomach cancer.
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Side effects of Pantosec 40mg Inj

  • Pantosec 40mg Inj side effects include headache, constipation or diarrhoea along with flatulence and dry mouth
  • Redness, pain or swelling at the injection site may also occur. If any of these effects continue to exist or worsen, your doctor or pharmacist needs to be promptly informed.
  • Stomachache, fatigue and sore throat
  • Serious skin conditions like blistering of skin, erosion of nose, mouth, lips, genitals (Steven Johnson syndrome) and sensitivity to light
  • Fractures of the hip, wrist or spine
  • Skin turning yellow (severe damage to liver cells, jaundice)
  • Altered sense of taste
  • Disturbance in vision such as blurred vision
  • Decreased sodium and magnesium levels in blood

Precautions and Warnings of Pantosec 40mg Inj

Pregnancy

Q:
Can I take Pantosec 40mg Inj during pregnancy?
A:
There is no adequate information from the use of pantoprazole in pregnant women. If you are pregnant, you should use this medicine only if your doctor considers the benefits for you greater than the potential risk for your unborn baby.

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pantosec 40mg Inj while breastfeeding?
A:
Pantosec 40mg Inj passes into human milk. If you are breastfeeding, kindly inform your doctor before taking this medicine

Driving

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

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pantosec 40mg Inj?
A:
No interaction between alcohol and Pantosec 40mg Inj has been reported. However, alcohol is known to increase acidity and can worsen your acidity .

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • If you have severe liver issues or increased levels of liver enzymes, the treatment should be stopped.
  • If you have low levels of vitamin B12 (like cobalamin), the treatment should be stopped; because Pantosec 40mg Inj is known to cause a reduced absorption of vitamin B12 in the long term.
  • If on exposure to sun, you get rash on your skin, stop your treatment with Pantosec 40mg Inj and inform your doctor as soon as you can.
  • It may cause Clostridium difficle associated diarrhoea and malabsorption, if taken for a long term. Therefore, the treatment should be taken only on doctor’s advice.

Mode of Action of Pantosec 40mg Inj

A pump known as the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Pantosec 40mg Inj binds to this proton pump in stomach cells in order to block the acid secretion. Therefore, it is used in conditions, where there is an excessive acidity.
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Directions for Use of Pantosec 40mg Inj

  • Pantosec 40mg Inj dosage should be administered by a health care professional and under appropriate medical supervision. Kindly do not self administer.
  • Your nurse or doctor will administer the daily dose to you as an injection or infusion into a vein over a period of 2–15 minutes.
  • Recommended dose for adults – For gastric ulcers, duodenal ulcers and reflux oesophagitis: One vial (40 mg Pantosec 40mg Inj) once a day.
  • Recommended dose for adults – For the long-term treatment of Zollinger-Ellison syndrome and other conditions in which too much stomach acid is produced: Two vials (80 mg Pantosec 40mg Inj) a day.
  • Your doctor may adjust the dose, depending on the amount of stomach acid you produce.
  • Recommended dose for children (under 18 years) – This injection/infusion is not recommended for use in children.
  • Intravenous administration of Pantosec 40mg Inj is recommended only if oral administration is not appropriate. As the data are available on the intravenous use for up to 7 days. Therefore, as soon as the oral therapy is possible, treatment with 40 mg injection/infusion of Pantosec 40mg Injshould be discontinued and oral consumption of 40 mg Pantosec 40mg Inj should be administered instead.
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Interactions of Pantosec 40mg Inj

Interactions with other medicines

  • Medicines, such as itraconazole, ketoconazole, that are used to treat fungal infections
  • Medicines, such as erlotinib, methotrexate, that are used for certain types of cancer
  • Medicines prescribed to patients with AIDS such as nelfinavir/tenofovir/atazanavir, rilpivirine, etc.
  • Warfarin and phenprocoumon, which affect the thickening or thinning of the blood

Interactions with food items

This medication is advised to be taken on an empty stomach. There are not any known interactions with food or beverages. However, nicotine, caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola) and alcohol can stimulate stomach acid or delay ulcer healing and hinder the treatment process.
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Other general Interactions

This medication is advised to be taken on an empty stomach. There are not any known interactions with food or beverages. However, nicotine, caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola) and alcohol can stimulate stomach acid or delay ulcer healing and hinder the treatment process.
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Storage and disposal of Pantosec 40mg Inj

  • Do not store above 25°C. Keep the vial in the outer carton in order to protect it from light.
  • Do not throw away any medicines via wastewater or household waste. Ask your pharmacist how to dispose medicines, which are no longer in use. These measures are helpful in the protection of the environment.
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Dosage of Pantosec 40mg Inj

Overdose

These doses are carefully checked by your nurse or your doctor, so an overdose is extremely unlikely. There are no known symptoms of overdose.
Since the injection is usually administered by a qualified healthcare professional in a clinical setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: How long can the medicine be taken?

A: It generally needs 5 days to a week for the onset of action. The duration depends on the condition for which it is been taken.

Q: What should I tell my healthcare provider before starting this medication?

A: There are studies that link Pantosec 40mg Inj to stomach cancer; hence, it is important to share if you have any personal or family history of stomach cancer with the doctor. It is also important for you to share information with the doctor about the history of HIV or AIDS, liver cirrhosis or other critical conditions that you are suffering from. Also, kindly disclose all the ongoing medications, supplements that you are taking to your doctor.

Q: What if you miss a dose of Pantosec 40mg Inj injection?

A: Since Pantosec 40mg Inj 40 MG injection is usually administered by a qualified health care professional in a clinical setting, the likelihood of missing a dose is very low.

Q: Can I take Pantosec 40mg Inj with other medicines?

A: Sometimes, drugs are not safe when you take them with certain other drugs and food. Taking them together can result in side effects. Be sure to communicate with your doctor about all the drugs you take.

Q: Can I get injection site reaction with Pantosec 40mg Inj?

A: In some patients, redness, pain or swelling at the injection site may also occur. If any of these effects persist or worsen, it is advisable to promptly tell your doctor or pharmacist.
Last Updated on: 15 Aug 2020 | 07:15 AM (IST)
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The information provided herein is accurate, updated and complete as per the best practices of the Company. Please note that this information should not be treated as a replacement for physical medical consultation or advice. We do not guarantee the accuracy and the completeness of the information so provided. The absence of any information and/or warning to any drug shall not be considered and assumed as an implied assurance of the Company. We do not take any responsibility for the consequences arising out of the aforementioned information and strongly recommend you for a physical consultation in case of any queries or doubts. Please click here for detailed T&C.
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