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is it safe to take pantoprazole off and on over a course of 6 months

A 33-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: But may have mild side effects like athralgia, headaches, nause and flatulence. Initially feared predispositin Zollinger Ellison syndrome did not sho ... Read More

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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. R. Wayne Inzer
Specializes in Obstetrics and Gynecology
Probably: Not well studied, esp in 1st trimester, but is cat b in preg and lactation.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Bac Nguyen
22 years experience Family Medicine
Yes they can be: There is no significant interaction between the two meds and so their use together should be ok. Nevertheless, unexpected reaction can occur and so if ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Elia Fanous
19 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Heartburn is very common in pregnancy, and Pantoprazole is a safe and effective treatment.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Yes: No listed interactions.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeff Livingston
21 years experience Obstetrics and Gynecology
Yes: Protonix (pantoprazole) is safe to take during pregnancy and breastfeeding for the prevention of heartburn.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
Safe: both tablets better at bed time , the spray morning and evening or as directed by the prescriber, mind you, pantoprazole interferes with calcium absor ... Read More
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Shannon Babineau
14 years experience Pediatric Neurology
Yes: These medicines are safe to combine together.
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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
46 years experience Family Medicine
YES: But make sure that you have been tested for H.pylorii, a bacteria responsible for ulcers, gastritis and cancer.
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