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Pentozed 40mg Tablet

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Pentozed 40 MG Description

Pentozed Tablet is 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 pantoprazole as an a...
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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesUlcer, GERD
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain and constipation
ClassificationANTACID
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Uses of Pentozed 40 MG

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

Contraindications of Pentozed 40 MG

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

Side effects of Pentozed 40 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Pentozed 40 MG

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can I take Pentozed Tablet while breastfeeding?
A:
Pentozed Tablet can pass into breast milk. Avoid unless prescribed by the doctor.

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pentozed 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

Q:
Can I consume alcohol with Pentozed 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.

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. Pentozed 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.

Mode of Action of Pentozed 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.

Directions for Use of Pentozed 40 MG

  • Pentozed Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • The medicine must be taken 1 hour before food, on an empty stomach.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Pentozed 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other medicines can affect the way Pentozed 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.

Storage and disposal of Pentozed 40 MG

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

Dosage of Pentozed 40 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Pentozed 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. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD

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 Pentozed 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 Pentozed Tablet used for?

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

Q: Can Pentozed 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.
Product Details
Brand
PENTOZED
Expires on or After
01/10/2022
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:23 PM (IST)

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