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Pepcinova 40mg Tab

By PULSE PHARMACEUTICALS PVT LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
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MRP 51.42
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Pantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
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Therapeutic classification
Antacid

Medical Description

Pepcinova 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
zole as an active ingredient. It reduces 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. The 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 to manage your acidity problem better. Try eating smaller meals, eat slowly, avoid overeating and lying down immediately after having a meal, limit alcohol intake, avoid smoking and maintain a healthy weight, consult the doctor to understand what works for you best.
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Uses of Pepcinova 40mg Tab

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

Contraindications of Pepcinova 40mg Tab

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

Side effects of Pepcinova 40mg Tab

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

Precautions and Warnings of Pepcinova 40mg Tab

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Pepcinova 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 Pepcinova 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. Pepcinova 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 Pepcinova 40mg Tab

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 Pepcinova 40mg Tab

  • Pepcinova Tablet should be taken as directed by the doctor.
  • The medicine must be taken 1 hour before food, on an empty stomach.

Interactions of Pepcinova 40mg Tab

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other medicines can affect the way Pepcinova 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 Pepcinova 40mg Tab

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

Dosage of Pepcinova 40mg Tab

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 Pepcinova 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
medicine to compensate for the missed one.
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Content Details

WRITTEN BY

Dr. Arpit Verma

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

REVIEWED BY

Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: What should I discuss with the doctor before taking Pepcinova 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 Pepcinova Tablet used for?

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

Q: Can Pepcinova 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.

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ContainsPantoprazole(40.0 Mg)
UsesUlcer, acid reflux disease
Side effectsNausea, vomiting, stomach pain and constipation
Last Updated on: 25 Aug 2021 | 07:58 PM (IST)
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