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Pentab 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

Pentab 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Pentab 40 MG Description

Pentab-40 tablet is an acid-reducing medicine. It is used to treat acid-related diseases of the stomach and intestine like ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), and Zollinger-Ellison syndro

me. Pentab-40 tablet contains pantoprazole as the active substance. It works by reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. Take this medicine in the exact dose and duration as recommended by your doctor. Do not stop taking this medicine on your own. Pentab-40 tablet should be taken preferably in the morning before meals. It is important that you make certain lifestyle modifications like eating smaller meals, eating slowly, avoiding overeating and lying down immediately after having a meal, limiting alcohol intake, and avoiding smoking. You should also exercise regularly while taking Pantakind tablets for adequate control of your acid-related disorder. This medicine should only be used in adults and adolescents of 12 years of age or above.


Product Summary

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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesStomach acid-related diseases
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, dizziness, headache
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Uses of Pentab 40 MG

  • Pentab-40 tablet is used for the treatment of symptoms like heartburn, acid regurgitation (sensation of acid in your throat or mouth), pain while swallowing that is caused due to gastro-oesophageal re...
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  • Treatment of reflux oesophagitis (inflammation of oesophagus with regurgitation of acid in the stomach).
  • In adults, it is used to prevent small intestine and stomach ulcers that are caused by long term use of painkillers called NSAIDs e.g., Ibuprofen.

Contraindications of Pentab 40 MG

  • If you are allergic to pantoprazole, any other proton pump inhibitors, or any other ingredient of Pentab-40 tablet.
  • If you are on a medicine called rilpivirine. If you are not sure what this medicine is, please confirm with your doctor.

Side effects of Pentab 40 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Diarrhea
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting

Precautions and Warnings of Pentab 40 MG



Can I take Pentab-40 tablet during pregnancy?
The use of Pentab-40 tablet is preferred to be avoided during pregnancy. If you are pregnant, you should use this medicine only if your doctor recommends it after assessing the benefit and the risk.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Pentab-40 tablet while breastfeeding?
Pentab-40 tablet can pass into human breast milk. It is advised not to take medicine unless prescribed by your doctor.


Can I drive if I have consumed Pentab-40 tablet?
Pentab-40 tablet has a negligible influence on the ability to drive.If you experience any such side effects after taking this medicine that may affect your ability to drive safely, it is suggested to avoid driving.


Can I consume alcohol with Pentab-40 tablet?
There is limited information available on the interaction of alcohol with Pentab-40 tablet. Ask your doctor for advice on alcohol intake along with Pentab-40 tablet.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You have liver problems.
  • You are taking medicines called NSAIDs (painkillers).
  • You have a personal or family history of stomach cancer.
  • You are taking medicines used to treat HIV.
  • You have low levels of vitamin B12.
  • You are taking this medicine for more than one year.
  • You get rash on your skin on exposure to sun.

Mode of Action of Pentab 40 MG

How Does It Work?

A pump called the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids. Pentab-40 tablet binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion. Therefore, it...
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Directions for Use of Pentab 40 MG

  • Pentab-40 tablet must be taken as directed by your doctor.
  • The medicine should be taken 1 hour before food, on an empty stomach.
  • Do not chew or break the pill.
  • Swallow with a whole glass of water.
  • Do not take more the prescribed dose.

Interactions of Pentab 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Pentab-40 tablet works, or this medicine itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Inform the doctor about all medicines, supplements, or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid possible interaction.
  • Particular care should be taken if you are taking medicines that are gastric pH dependent such as itraconazole, ketoconazole (used to treat fungal infections), medicines used to treat HIV/AIDS such as...
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Storage and disposal of Pentab 40 MG

  • Pentab-40 tablet should be stored away from sunlight.
  • Keep away from the reach of children and pets.

Dosage of Pentab 40 MG


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

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, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule. Do not take a double dos...
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Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: I get recurring acidity, what should I do to avoid it?

  • Avoid spicy, oily food.
  • Reduce smoking and alcohol intake as these are known to worsen the reflux.
  • Avoid carbonated drinks like cold drinks and soda as the carbon dioxide gas in these is known to aggravate acid reflux.
  • Reduce chocolate and mint intake.
  • Some medicines are known to increase acidity and worsen the condition such as pain killers (ibuprofen). You should avoid using these for a long duration.

Q: I have been taking Pentab-40 for some months now, what should I watch for?

  • Take Pentab-40 tablet only for the duration as prescribed by your doctor.
  • If there is relief in your symptoms, you may visit your doctor for a follow-up, where your doctor may reduce its dose.
  • This medicine is known to cause fractures, low magnesium levels, vitamin B12 levels on long term use.
  • You need to be cautious about these and keep checking your blood levels regularly, and if needed, your doctor may prescribe the supplements for these deficiencies.

Q: What is Pentab-40 used for?

  • Pentab-40 tablet is used for the treatment of symptoms like heartburn, acid regurgitation (sensation of acid in your throat or mouth) and pain while swallowing that is caused due to gastro-oesophageal...
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  • It is used for the treatment of reflux oesophagitis (inflammation of the oesophagus with regurgitation of acid in the stomach).
  • In adults, it is used to prevent small intestine and stomach ulcers that are caused by long-term use of painkillers called NSAIDs e.g., Ibuprofen.

Q: When should I take Pentab-40?

A: Pentab-40 tablet should preferably be taken 1 hour before food, on an empty stomach. However, you should always take this medicine exactly as directed by your doctor.
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