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Prazocid 40mg Strip Of 10 Tablets

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Medical Description

Prazocid 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 Prazocid 40 MG

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

Contraindications of Prazocid 40 MG

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

Side effects of Prazocid 40 MG

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

Precautions and Warnings of Prazocid 40 MG

Pregnancy

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

Breast Feeding

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

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have consumed Prazocid 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 Prazocid 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. Prazocid 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 Prazocid 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 Prazocid 40 MG

  • Prazocid 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 Prazocid 40 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Other medicines can affect the way Prazocid 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 Prazocid 40 MG

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

Dosage of Prazocid 40 MG

Overdose

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

Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Prazocid 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 Prazocid 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 Prazocid Tablet used for?

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

Q: Can Prazocid 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
PRAZOCID
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
26/08/2022
Last Updated on: 05 May 2022 | 11:23 PM (IST)
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