Acdof 40mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:52 am

Acdof 40mg Injection

Uses of Acdof 40mg Injection

Acdof 40mg Injection is used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) such as Acid Reflux, Heartburn. It is also used to prevent ulcers from forming.

How Acdof 40mg Injection works

Acdof 40mg Injection disrupts acid-pumping cells in the stomach, reducing the amount of acid produced in the stomach. It helps in reducing symptoms like acid reflux, heartburn.

Side Effects of Acdof 40mg Injection

The most common side effects of Acdof 40mg Injection are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough. These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while Taking Acdof 40mg Injection

Do not consume Acdof 40mg Injection if you are allergic to Pantoprazole. If you have kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease, consult your doctor before using Acdof 40mg Injection. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Acdof 40mg Injection

The dosage of Acdof 40mg Injection depends on many factors such as the patient’s age, health, medical history of the patient and many other conditions, please take this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Acdof 40mg Injection

If you forget to take a dose of Acdof 40mg Injection, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Acdof 40mg Injection are Hypoactivity, Fatigue. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Acdof 40mg Injection is suspected.

Onset of Action Acdof 40mg Injection

It takes about 2 to 3 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Acdof 40mg Injection

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 18 to 20 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Information is not available right now; please consult your doctor.

Pregnancy

It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy after taking this medicine.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Frequently Asked Questions About Acdof 40mg Injection

Q.1) Can I buy Acdof 40mg Injection without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Acdof 40mg Injection. Q.2) What are the usages of Acdof 40mg Injection? Ans. Acdof 40mg Injection used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) and Gastric Ulcer. Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease is a digestive disorder that occurs when acidic stomach fluids or food back up from the stomach into the oesophagus. Oesophagus - food pipe that runs from the throat to the stomach. Q.3) How does Acdof 40mg Injection work? Ans. Acdof 40mg Injection contains Pantoprazole - Pantoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach. Q.4) What are the side effects of Acdof 40mg Injection? Ans. The common side effects of Acdof 40mg Injection are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough. Q.5) Is Acdof 40mg Injection banned in India? Ans. Acdof 40mg Injection is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Acdof 40mg Injection safe to use? Ans. Acdof 40mg Injection is safe to use if you are not allergic to Pantoprazole. Pregnant and lactating women, consult your doctor before taking this medicine. To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines. Q.7) How to use Acdof 40mg Injection? Ans. Take Acdof 40mg Injection as prescribed by your doctor. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Acdof 40mg Injection? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Acdof 40mg Injection. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Acdof 40mg Injection last? Ans. Effect of Acdof 40mg Injection lasts for an average of 18-20 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Acdof 40mg Injection? Ans. Take the missed dose as soon as you remember about it. If it is close to your next dose, skip the missed dose. Do not take two doses at the same time.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Panloc 40mg Tablet  ( Mark Remedies Pvt. Ltd. )

30.80  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Pentra 40mg Tablet  ( Rhombus Pharma Pvt. Ltd. )

44.50  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Patrova 40mg Tablet  ( Scott Edil Pharmacia Ltd. )

75.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

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.

About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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