Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole Uses

Pantoprazole is used for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastric Ulcer

How Pantoprazole Works

Pantoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.

Common side effects of Pantoprazole

Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough

Interaction

Drug : antimicrobials: Increased esomeprazole level.

atazanavir, nelfinavir: Decreased blood levels of these drugs.

diazepam: Possibly increased diazepam level.

digoxin, iron salts, ketoconazole: Possibly decreased absorption of these drugs.

saquinavir: Increased plasma saquinavir level with increased toxicity.

voriconazole: Increased esomeprazole exposure and risk of adverse effects.

warfarin: Possibly increased INR and PT, leading to abnormal bleeding.

Food : all foods: Decreased bioavailability of esomeprazole.

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