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A 21-year-old male asked:

pantoprazole is used for treating which disease?

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Dr. John Munshower
Family Medicine 30 years experience
Increased acid: Pantoprazole (protonix) is a proton pump inhibitor (ppi) and is used to treat erosive esophagitis and other conditions involving excess stomach acid (acid reflux disease, heart burn, etc).

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What are the effects of pantoprazole?

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Why are people prescribed with pantoprazole?

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What is the definition or description of: pantoprazole?

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How long does it take for pantoprazole to start working?

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Iam taking pantoprozole 40 mg for the past 15 years , what are the side effects.

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