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Dr. Joel Gallant
35 years experience in Infectious Disease
40: 40 mg per day.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
IT INHIBITS THE: Production of stomach acid.
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A 53-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Pantoprazole: Protonix (pantoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that inhibits gastric acid secretion, hence is used to treat gerd (gastro esophageal reflux disease ... Read More
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A 28-year-old male asked:
Dr. John Munshower
29 years experience in Family Medicine
Increased acid: Pantoprazole (protonix) is a proton pump inhibitor (ppi) and is used to treat erosive esophagitis and other conditions involving excess stomach acid ( ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Alan Ali
Dr. Alan Ali answered
31 years experience in Psychiatry
Pantoprazole: Protonix (pantoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor that inhibits gastric acid secretion, hence is used to treat gerd (gastro esophageal reflux disease ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Luis Villaplana
34 years experience in Internal Medicine
I MAY BE MISSING: A thing or two but I am not aware of this.
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Prilosec: Takes longer to exert its effect than antacids, need to wait several days and see.
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
8 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes: that is pregnancy level safety B, that is the same safety level as taking tylenol (acetaminophen) as well. If you need additional support for acid in ... Read More
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Charles Cattano
38 years experience in Gastroenterology
Generally yes...: Pantoprazole (generic protonix) is a member of the class of agents known as "proton pump inhibitors" (ppi's). Others in the class include: Prilosec ( ... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Donald Alves
23 years experience in Emergency Medicine
Sometimes: We are all wired slightly differently. One med may work better for you than another. If 10+ days on pantoprazole, then trial of Omeprazole worth doing ... Read More
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A 81-year-old female asked:
Dr. Walter Husar
32 years experience in Neurology
Depends: Depends on the dose of medication, should have relief or improvement within 72 hours.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Jovita Anyanwu
29 years experience in 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
A 30-year-old male asked:
Dr. Pavel Conovalciuc
22 years experience in Family Medicine
Allergies: If you've been on Pantoprazole x 8 months, it's somewhat unlikely that you all of a sudden developed allergies to it in the form of itchy extremities. ... Read More
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A 48-year-old female asked:
Dr. Michael Dugan
Specializes in Hematology
I beleive: Either drug would help with stomach acid without impacting sexual function or bone mineralization.
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Michael Ekizian
19 years experience in Internal Medicine
Headache: The most common adverse reaction to Pantoprazole is headache. There are plenty of other possible side effects which can affect almost any organ system ... Read More
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A 59-year-old female asked:
Dr. Antonio Bunker-Huertas
18 years experience in Internal Medicine
Pantoprazole: Ppis such as Pantoprazole can take anywhere from a few days to 1-2 weeks for you to truly notice an effect.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Bennett Werner
43 years experience in Cardiology
Well tolerated: The drug is well tolerated but most, but there is some increased risk in long term use of atrophic gastritis, low magnesium, and fractures.
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Robert Killian
27 years experience in General Practice
Drug Interactions: Yes. You are correct. But, many of us have had to 'bend' the rules to allow our patients some relief. I tell my patients to not take the Effavarenz at ... Read More
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A 43-year-old male asked:
Dr. Vijaypal Arya
35 years experience in Gastroenterology
No: Not really . FYI - pharmacist also check for any drug interaction at the time of prescription fill up
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A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Ihab Ibrahim
28 years experience in Pain Management
Why too much acid?: Is it stress? Best medicine is to relax, go on vacation, take a deep breath, make a plan, carry it out, and relax. If that isn't enough, and you aren' ... Read More
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A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Shaym Puppala
24 years experience in Internal Medicine
Yes, but...: A review in Journal of the American Pharmacists Association(Eval of Omeprazole,Lansoprazole,Pantoprazole,&Rabeprazole in Treatment of Acid-Related ... Read More
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