Coolpix 20mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 10:17 am

Coolpix 20mg Tablet

Uses of Coolpix 20mg Tablet

Coolpix 20mg Tablet is used to treat Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) such as Acid Reflux, Heartburn. It is also used to prevent ulcers from forming.

How Coolpix 20mg Tablet works

Coolpix 20mg Tablet 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 Coolpix 20mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Coolpix 20mg 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 Taking Coolpix 20mg Tablet

Do not consume Coolpix 20mg Tablet if you are allergic to Pantoprazole. If you have kidney disease, heart disease, liver disease, consult your doctor before using Coolpix 20mg Tablet. To avoid adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

Dosage of Coolpix 20mg Tablet

The dosage of Coolpix 20mg Tablet 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 Coolpix 20mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Coolpix 20mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose. Symptoms of overdose with Coolpix 20mg Tablet are Hypoactivity, Fatigue. Immediately contact your doctor if an overdose with Coolpix 20mg Tablet is suspected.

Onset of Action Coolpix 20mg Tablet

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

Duration of Action Coolpix 20mg Tablet

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 Coolpix 20mg Tablet

Q.1) Can I buy Coolpix 20mg Tablet without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Coolpix 20mg Tablet. Q.2) What are the usages of Coolpix 20mg Tablet? Ans. Coolpix 20mg 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 Coolpix 20mg Tablet work? Ans. Coolpix 20mg Tablet contains Pantoprazole - Pantoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach. Q.4) What are the side effects of Coolpix 20mg Tablet? Ans. The common side effects of Coolpix 20mg Tablet are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough. Q.5) Is Coolpix 20mg Tablet banned in India? Ans. Coolpix 20mg Tablet is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Coolpix 20mg Tablet safe to use? Ans. Coolpix 20mg 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 Coolpix 20mg Tablet? Ans. Take Coolpix 20mg 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 Coolpix 20mg Tablet? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Coolpix 20mg Tablet. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Coolpix 20mg Tablet last? Ans. Effect of Coolpix 20mg Tablet lasts for an average of 18-20 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Coolpix 20mg 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.

Alternate Brands

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

Pantop 20mg Tablet  ( Aristo Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. )

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Pan 20mg Tablet  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

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Paniv 20mg Injection  ( Taurus Laboratories Pvt. Ltd. )

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Pantact 20mg Tablet  ( Active Healthcare )

42.50  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. 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.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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