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How Long Does It Take For Pantoprazole To Work
Yes, but...: A review in Journal of the American Pharmacists Association(Eval of Omeprazole,Lansoprazole,Pantoprazole,&Rabeprazole in Treatment of Acid-Related Diseases,J Am Pharm Assoc. 2000;40(1)),there is no difference amongst the proton pump inhibitors(pantoprazole, omeprazole, esomeprazole, rabeprazole). Clinically, we find some people respond better to one than another; if one doesn't work, try another. ...Read more
4-6 weeks: The medication should begin healing the ulcer immediately and symptoms should resolve within a week. In general it takes about 6 weeks to heal an ulcer. ...Read more
Pantoprazole: Ppis such as Pantoprazole can take anywhere from a few days to 1-2 weeks for you to truly notice an effect. ...Read more
Is it ok to drink ginger tea while on tecta (pantoprazole magnesium) ?
How long does it take for tecta to relieve heartburn?
Thanks for your time.
Works fast: Pantoprazole works fast. It should relieve heart burn in a few days. ...Read more
How long does it take for an ulcer to heal during Protonix (pantoprazole) 40mg therapy? When should a second egd be done?
I've had a soar throat for 4 months and it was recently diagnosed as GERD. I've been taking pantoprazole for 1 week but have had no improvements. How long does it take for the lump on my throat to go away?
Globus sensation: Greetings. The lump feeling in your throat is often referred to as a globus sensation. This is usually caused by either acid or a chemical located in our stomach called "pepcin" that helps us digest the protein in our food. If these chemical reflux into the throat we sense a "lump" like feeling. It often takes weeks maybe months to fully resolve. A low acid diet often helps speed resolution too. ...Read more
As needed: It should be taken as long as needed and at the lowest dose possible. That being said patients with barrwtt's esophagus should remain on it. I would discuss with a md before using any ppi for greater than 3 months. ...Read more
7 days on pantoprazole and still burping up stuff, but with no acid now, is this normal or is something wrong? Will the drug take more time to work?
Would give it:
a total of 10 days-2 weeks HOWEVER...sounds like you may need further studies including Gallbladder scan!
Hope this helps!
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How long until pantoprazole 40 mg starts to heal acid reflux erosions? Been taking for 5 days now, but hear it can take weeks or longer, is this true?
True: Some patients need the medications for months. ...Read more
I have errosive esophagus, doctor didn't tell me what grade.. Just to take pantoprazole for 3 month and do a rescope. How long till esophagus heal?
I have reflux esophagitis, erosive grade II am taken pantoprazole 40 mg for how long I have to take it ?
How long can I safely take lopressor and protonix (pantoprazole) and other hyperthyroid meds. Or should I have the surgery to remove?
Discussion. : This decision should be made by you and your endocrinologist and may be surgeon after discussing all options. ...Read more
I eat low acid diet...sleep on wedge pillow...take 40mg protonix (pantoprazole) each morning and 150mg ranitidine before bed. How long will LPR last?
Minimum: 2-3 months, assuming there is no H. pylori infection. ...Read more
I am suffering from heart burn from a long time and the dr told me to take pantoprazole 20mg what is its side effects on the longrun? Th
Im taking 20 mg pantoprazole for acid reflux can i take ibuprofen for sinus infection i feel like thats the only thing that works for me?
I have bad acid reflux and sore throat was diagnosed by ENT as same. 4 days, no relief. How long before it works? Pantoprazole is the med.
Depends: Depends on the dose of medication, should have relief or improvement within 72 hours. ...Read more
I take 40mg of pantoprazole one time each day. What OTC medicine can I take as effective alternative? What dosage of it should I take?
Treating Acid reflux: I always want to start with why you are not treating the underlying reason for your heart burn? Taking a medication daily just to suppress something that is abnormal seems good in a short period, but not good for long term. Do you know why you have heart burn? Do you know which foods cause this to be worse? Does your physician discuss this with you? ...Read more
Why: Nothing different than if you weren't taking the two meds. More important, why are you taking what you think is ecstasy when you don't know who made it, what's in it, or what it might do to harm your body - particularly when you already have health problems. ...Read more
Yes: However, you should discuss the issue with your doctor first. ...Read more
Wouldn't want to: protonix (pantoprazole) works by permanently inactivating the acid secretion by the stomach and this has to grow back before the pills action stops. More protonix (pantoprazole) cannot do more effect at one time. With acid secretion broken by protonix (pantoprazole) unlikely zantac could do anything. ...Read more
Is it OK to take Pantoprazole and Zegerid in the same day - one Pantoprazole in the morning and two Zegerid in the evening?
You are mixing: Oranges with more oranges. Do nit overdo it, onky one ir the other ...Read more
What is the difference between pantoprazole magnesium (tecta) and omeraprazole ? Should I have omeraprazole if it works, and tecta doesn't ?
Basically they are the same medication in the same family of medicines.
But what struck me most about this question is your age. I can think of no good reason someone your age would be on this type of medication and at that for a long time. You must get to a gastroenterologist to find out the underlying cause of your symptoms. ...Read more
I am on protonix (pantoprazole) since 5 months. And i don't to take it forever. I once tried giving it up but my symptoms were worse than before i started taking it.
Need to taper.: This medication needs to be tapered off over the course of a few weeks. Otherwise symptoms come back with a vengeance. Take it every other day for a week or so. If you have symptoms use Tums and ranitidine. After that week go ahead and stop. Treat symptoms with rantidine and Tums as noted. If symptoms persist you may have to restart the protonix (pantoprazole). ...Read more
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