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pantoprazole is it safe

A 27-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
Dr. Lawrence Wong
30 years experience Family Medicine
Pantoprazole safety: Generally, it is safe. The main concern long term use without physician knowledge is that it may be covering up symptoms that could be signalling a s ... Read More
Dr. David Lipkin
51 years experience Internal Medicine
Probably but ?: Theoretical concerns have been raised about possible complications of the long term use of Proton Pump inhibitors like pantoprazole. To date there is ... Read More

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A 43-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 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Can't tell: Sometimes drug reactions are brand-specific and others are class-specific. Difficult to say what will happen if you try the pronix. If your Prilosec r ... Read More
A 72-year-old male asked:
Dr. STEPHEN GIROUX
39 years experience Pharmacology
Both are safe: Both Pantoprazole (which is generic for protonix) and Nexium (esomeprazole) are proton pump inhibitors to reduce acid secretions in your stomach. The ... Read More
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A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. David Brouwer
29 years experience Internal Medicine
Yes: It is important to follow your doctor's instructions. The dosing and interval can be different for different conditions.
A 54-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Miller
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YES: But make sure that you have been tested for H.pylorii, a bacteria responsible for ulcers, gastritis and cancer.
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Roscoe Nelson
27 years experience Urology
Yes: No listed interactions.
A 35-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ali Seifi
Dr. Ali Seifi answered
24 years experience Critical Care
Nocturnal acid : It is not a standard of care in practice to combine ppi and h2 blocker. It has side effects but there is one study that shows some benefit in lowering ... Read More
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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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Dr. Dan Fisher
26 years experience Internal Medicine
QT 474?: QT is borderline Nl and may not have been adjusted for heart rate and may have been calculated by machine. (Notorious for overcalling QT prolongation. ... Read More
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