Protera D Capsule is an anti-reflux medicine. It is used to treat GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease). GERD is a condition where acid from the stomach flows back to the food pipe. This backflow of acid irritates the lining of the food pipe and leads to chest pain and heartburn. It contains a combination of two medicines - pantoprazole and domperidone. This combination is used in patients in which pantoprazole alone is not able to control acid reflux. Protera D Capsule should be taken as directed by the doctor and in the correct doses and for the exact duration as prescribed. It should be taken before meals....
Q: What does GERD mean?
A: GERD is a condition of acid reflux, also known as gastrointestinal reflux disease. It is a condition in which acid from the stomach flows back to the food pipe, a tube connecting your mouth to the stomach. This acid backflow irritates the lining of the food pipe and causes chest discomfort, pain, burping and damage to liing of the food pipe.
Q: Can I give Protera D Capsule to my child?
A: No, Protera D Capsule is not recommended for individuals below 12 years of age.
Q: Protera D Capsule vs Pan 40, how do they differ?
Protera D Capsule is a combination of medicine. It contains two ingredients, Pantoprazole and Domperidone. It is used to treat gastrointestinal reflux diseases, not responding to Pantoprazole alone or other acidity medicines. ...
Pan 40 contains only Pantoprazole and is used for acidity, GERD and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome (a tumour of the pancreas inducing excess secretion of stomach acid). These two differ in their ingredients and the conditions they are used for. Your doctor may prescribe you the medicine suitable for you after accessing your medical history....
Q: Can I take Protera D Capsules for gas?
A: No, Protera D Capsule is not effective in reducing gas, bloating and flatulence.