Pantocid 40mg Injection

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:23 am

Pantocid 40mg Injection

Uses of Pantocid 40mg Injection

Pantocid 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 Pantocid 40mg Injection works

Pantocid 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 Pantocid 40mg Injection

The most common side effects of Pantocid 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 Pantocid 40mg Injection

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

Dosage of Pantocid 40mg Injection

The dosage of Pantocid 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 Pantocid 40mg Injection

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

Onset of Action Pantocid 40mg Injection

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

Duration of Action Pantocid 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 Pantocid 40mg Injection

Q.1) Can I buy Pantocid 40mg Injection without a prescription? Ans. No, you need a valid prescription to buy Pantocid 40mg Injection. Q.2) What are the usages of Pantocid 40mg Injection? Ans. Pantocid 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 Pantocid 40mg Injection work? Ans. Pantocid 40mg Injection contains Pantoprazole - Pantoprazole works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach. Q.4) What are the side effects of Pantocid 40mg Injection? Ans. The common side effects of Pantocid 40mg Injection are Headache, Diarrhea, Abdominal Pain, Nausea, Dizziness, Vomiting, Constipation, Rash, Cough. Q.5) Is Pantocid 40mg Injection banned in India? Ans. Pantocid 40mg Injection is not banned in India, but you need a valid prescription to buy this medicine. Q.6) Is Pantocid 40mg Injection safe to use? Ans. Pantocid 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 Pantocid 40mg Injection? Ans. Take Pantocid 40mg Injection as prescribed by your doctor. Q.8) Can I consume alcohol while taking Pantocid 40mg Injection? Ans. Please avoid drinking alcohol while taking Pantocid 40mg Injection. Heavy drinking alcohol may increase the risk of side effects. Q.9) How long does the effect of Pantocid 40mg Injection last? Ans. Effect of Pantocid 40mg Injection lasts for an average of 18-20 hours. Q.10) What if I miss a dose of Pantocid 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.

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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

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

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