Pantosky 40mg Tablet

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

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 4:05 am

Pantosky 40mg Tablet

Uses of Pantosky 40mg Tablet

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

How Pantosky 40mg Tablet works

Pantosky 40mg 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 Pantosky 40mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Pantosky 40mg 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 Pantosky 40mg Tablet

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

Dosage of Pantosky 40mg Tablet

The dosage of Pantosky 40mg 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 Pantosky 40mg Tablet

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

Onset of Action Pantosky 40mg Tablet

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

Duration of Action Pantosky 40mg 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 Pantosky 40mg Tablet

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

Pantodac 40mg Injection  ( Zydus Cadila )

45.25  10ml Vial Tablets Strip

P2I 40mg Tablet  ( Lupin Ltd. )

90.30  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Rizole 40mg Tablet  ( R B Pharmaceuticals )

70.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Pantorite 40mg Tablet  ( MHS Pharmaceuticals Pvt. Ltd. )

60.00  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Acdof 40mg Injection  ( Alkem Laboratories Ltd. )

41.23  1 Injection Vial 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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