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Pantoprazole

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Pantoprazole uses


Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor drug used for short-term treatment of erosion and ulceration of the esophagus caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Indication: Short-term (up to 16 weeks) treatment of erosive esophagitis.

Pantoprazole is a substituted benzimidazole indicated for the short-term treatment (up to 16 weeks) in the healing and symptomatic relief of erosive esophagitis. Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) that suppresses the final step in gastric acid production.

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Pantoprazole pharmaceutical active ingredients containing related brand and generic drugs:

infoActive ingredient is the part of the drug or medicine which is biologically active. This portion of the drug is responsible for the main action of the drug which is intended to cure or reduce the symptom or disease. The other portions of the drug which are inactive are called excipients; there role is to act as vehicle or binder. In contrast to active ingredient, the inactive ingredient's role is not significant in the cure or treatment of the disease. There can be one or more active ingredients in a drug.


Pantoprazole available forms, composition, doses:

infoForm of the medicine is the form in which the medicine is marketed in the market, for example, a medicine X can be in the form of capsule or the form of chewable tablet or the form of tablet. Sometimes same medicine can be available as injection form. Each medicine cannot be in all forms but can be marketed in 1, 2, or 3 forms which the pharmaceutical company decided based on various background research results.
Composition is the list of ingredients which combinedly form a medicine. Both active ingredients and inactive ingredients form the composition. The active ingredient gives the desired therapeutic effect whereas the inactive ingredient helps in making the medicine stable.
Doses are various strengths of the medicine like 10mg, 20mg, 30mg and so on. Each medicine comes in various doses which is decided by the manufacturer, that is, pharmaceutical company. The dose is decided on the severity of the symptom or disease.

Price
Apo-Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Co Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Injectable; Injection; Pantoprazole 40 mg
Mylan-Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Novo-Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Pantoloc 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet2.28 USD
Pantoprazole Sodium 20 mg Enteric Coated Tabs4.26 USD
Pantoprazole Sodium 40 mg Enteric Coated Tabs4.26 USD
Pantoprazole sod dr 20 mg tablet3.93 USD
Pantoprazole sod dr 40 mg tablet3.93 USD
Phl-Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Pms-Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Protonix 20 mg tablet5.43 USD
Protonix 40 mg Enteric Coated Tabs5.43 USD
Protonix 40 mg tablet dr8.91 USD
Protonix dr 20 mg tablet5.22 USD
Protonix dr 40 mg tablet5.22 USD
Protonix iv 40 mg vial14.4 USD
Ran-Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Ratio-Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Sandoz Pantoprazole 40 mg Enteric-Coated Tablet1.27 USD
Tablets, Enteric Coated; Oral; Pantoprazole 20 mg
Tablets, Enteric Coated; Oral; Pantoprazole 40 mg

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Pantoprazole destination | category:

infoDestination is defined as the organism to which the drug or medicine is targeted. For most of the drugs what we discuss, human is the drug destination.
Drug category can be defined as major classification of the drug. For example, an antihistaminic or an antipyretic or anti anginal or pain killer, anti-inflammatory or so.


Pantoprazole Anatomical Therapeutic Chemical codes:

infoA medicine is classified depending on the organ or system it acts [Anatomical], based on what result it gives on what disease, symptom [Therapeutical], based on chemical composition [Chemical]. It is called as ATC code. The code is based on Active ingredients of the medicine. A medicine can have different codes as sometimes it acts on different organs for different indications. Same way, different brands with same active ingredients and same indications can have same ATC code.


Pantoprazole pharmaceutical companies:

infoPharmaceutical companies are drug manufacturing companies that help in complete development of the drug from the background research to formation, clinical trials, release of the drug into the market and marketing of the drug.
Researchers are the persons who are responsible for the scientific research and is responsible for all the background clinical trials that resulted in the development of the drug.


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References

  1. "pantoprazole". https://pubchem.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/co... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  2. "pantoprazole". http://www.drugbank.ca/drugs/DB0021... (accessed August 28, 2018).
  3. "pantoprazole: The NCI Development Therapeutics Program (DTP) provides services and resources to the academic and private-sector research communities worldwide to facilitate the discovery and development of new cancer therapeutic agents.". https://dtp.cancer.gov/dtpstandard/... (accessed August 28, 2018).

Frequently asked Questions

Can i drive or operate heavy machine after consuming Pantoprazole?

Depending on the reaction of the Pantoprazole after taken, if you are feeling dizziness, drowsiness or any weakness as a reaction on your body, Then consider Pantoprazole not safe to drive or operate heavy machine after consumption. Meaning that, do not drive or operate heavy duty machines after taking the capsule if the capsule has a strange reaction on your body like dizziness, drowsiness. As prescribed by a pharmacist, it is dangerous to take alcohol while taking medicines as it exposed patients to drowsiness and health risk. Please take note of such effect most especially when taking Primosa capsule. It's advisable to consult your doctor on time for a proper recommendation and medical consultations.

Is Pantoprazole addictive or habit forming?

Medicines are not designed with the mind of creating an addiction or abuse on the health of the users. Addictive Medicine is categorically called Controlled substances by the government. For instance, Schedule H or X in India and schedule II-V in the US are controlled substances.

Please consult the medicine instruction manual on how to use and ensure it is not a controlled substance.In conclusion, self medication is a killer to your health. Consult your doctor for a proper prescription, recommendation, and guidiance.

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Review

sDrugs.com conducted a study on Pantoprazole, and the result of the survey is set out below. It is noteworthy that the product of the survey is based on the perception and impressions of the visitors of the website as well as the views of Pantoprazole consumers. We, as a result of this, advice that you do not base your therapeutic or medical decisions on this result, but rather consult your certified medical experts for their recommendations.

Visitor reports

One visitor reported side effects

Did you get side effects while taking the Pantoprazole drug, or were there no side effects?
According to the survey conducted by website sDrugs.com users, the below-mentioned percentages indicate the number of people experiencing the side effects and the number of people not experiencing the side effects when taking Pantoprazole medicine. Every drug produces minimal side effects, and they are negligible most times, when compared to the desired effect [use] of the medicine. Side effects depend on the dose you are taking, any drug interactions that happen when you are on other medications, if the patient is sensitive, and other associated conditions. If you cannot tolerate the side effects, consult your doctor immediately, so he can either adjust the dose or change the medication.
Visitors%
It has side effects1
100.0%

One visitor reported price estimates

What is your opinion about drug cost? Did you feel the cost is apt, or did you feel it is expensive?
The report given by the sDrugs.com website users shows the following figures about several people who felt the medicine Pantoprazole is expensive, and the medicine is not expensive. The results are mixed. The perception of the cost of the medicine to be expensive or not depends on the brand name of the medicine, country, and place where it is sold, and the affordability of the patient. You can choose a generic drug in the place of the branded drug to save the cost. The efficiency of the medicine will not vary if it is generic or a branded one.
Visitors%
Not expensive1
100.0%

Three visitors reported frequency of use

How often in a day do you take the medicine?
Are you taking the Pantoprazole drug as prescribed by the doctor?

Few medications can be taken 3 times in a day more than prescribed when the doctor's advice mentions the medicine can be taken according to frequency or severity of symptoms. Most times, be very careful and clear about the number of times you are taking the medication. The report of sDrugs.com website users about the frequency of taking the drug Pantoprazole is mentioned below.
Visitors%
3 times in a day2
66.7%
Twice in a day1
33.3%

Three visitors reported doses

What is the dose of Pantoprazole drug you are taking?
According to the survey conducted among sDrugs.com website users, the maximum number of people are using the following dose 11-50mg. Few medications come in only one or two doses. Few are specific for adult dose and child dose. The dose of the medicine given to the patient depends on the severity of the symptom/disease. There can be dose adjustments made by the doctor, based on the progression of the disease. Follow-up is important.
Visitors%
11-50mg2
66.7%
101-200mg1
33.3%

Three visitors reported age

Visitors%
46-601
33.3%
30-451
33.3%
> 601
33.3%

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The information was verified by Dr. Arunabha Ray, MD Pharmacology

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