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Uses of Acipan 40mg Cream
Acipan 40mg Cream is used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) such as Acid Reflux, Heartburn. It is also used to prevent ulcers from forming.
How Acipan 40mg Cream works
Acipan 40mg Cream 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 Acipan 40mg Cream
The most common side effects of Acipan 40mg Cream 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 Acipan 40mg Cream
Do not consume Acipan 40mg Cream if you are allergic to Pantoprazole. If you have kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease, consult your doctor before using Acipan 40mg Cream. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.
Dosage of Acipan 40mg Cream
The dosage of Acipan 40mg Cream 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 Acipan 40mg Cream
If you forget to take a dose of Acipan 40mg Cream, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Acipan 40mg Cream are Hypoactivity, Fatigue. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Acipan 40mg Cream is suspected.
Onset of Action Acipan 40mg Cream
It takes about 2 to 3 hour to show the effect of the medicine.
Duration of Action Acipan 40mg Cream
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 40mg Cream
Q.1) Can I buy Acipan 40mg Cream without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Acipan 40mg Cream. Q.2) What are the usages of Acipan 40mg Cream? Ans. Acipan 40mg Cream 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 40mg Cream work? Ans. Acipan 40mg Cream contains Pantoprazole - Pantoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach. Q.4) What are the side effects of Acipan 40mg Cream? Ans. The common side effects of Acipan 40mg Cream are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough. Q.5) Is Acipan 40mg Cream banned in India? Ans. Acipan 40mg Cream is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Acipan 40mg Cream safe to use? Ans. Acipan 40mg Cream 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 40mg Cream? Ans. Take Acipan 40mg Cream as prescribed by your doctor, the usual adult dose is once or twice a day before meals. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Acipan 40mg Cream? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Acipan 40mg Cream. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Acipan 40mg Cream last? Ans. Effect of Acipan 40mg Cream lasts for an average of 18-20 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Acipan 40mg Cream? 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.
For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.
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. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.
Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.