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Uses of Acipan 400mg Tablet
Acipan 400mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):
Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD), Gastric Ulcer
Side effects of Acipan 400mg Tablet
The most common side effects of Acipan 400mg Tablet 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 using Acipan 400mg Tablet
Do not use Acipan 400mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Pantoprazole
If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Acipan 400mg Tablet.
If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.
Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.
To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.
How Acipan 400mg Tablet works
Acipan 400mg Tablet contains – Pantoprazole
Pantoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.
Dosage of Acipan 400mg Tablet
The dosage of Acipan 400mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.
Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.
Overdose of Acipan 400mg Tablet
If you forget to take a dose of Acipan 400mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.
If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.
Consult your doctor before taking this medicine to avoid an overdose.
Onset of Action Acipan 400mg Tablet
It takes about 2 to 3 hour to show the effect of the medicine.
Duration of Action Acipan 400mg Tablet
Effect of medication lasts for an average of 18 to 20 hours.
Precautions & Warnings
Information is not available right now; please consult your doctor.
It is safe to take this medicine during pregnancy. However; consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy after taking this medicine.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.
Frequently Asked Questions About Acipan 400mg Tablet
Q.1) Can I buy Acipan 400mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Acipan 400mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Acipan 400mg Tablet? Ans. Acipan 400mg Tablet 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 Acipan 400mg Tablet work? Ans. Acipan 400mg Tablet contains Pantoprazole - Pantoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach. Q.4) What are the side effects of Acipan 400mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Acipan 400mg Tablet are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough. Q.5) Is Acipan 400mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Acipan 400mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Acipan 400mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. Acipan 400mg Tablet 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 Acipan 400mg Tablet? Ans. Take Acipan 400mg Tablet as prescribed by your doctor, the usual adult dose is once or twice a day before meals. Do not crush or chew, swallow it with water. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Acipan 400mg Tablet? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Acipan 400mg Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Acipan 400mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Acipan 400mg Tablet lasts for an average of 18-20 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Acipan 400mg Tablet? 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.
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.
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.
Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.