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Dr. Shaym Puppala
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Is pantoprazole as good as Nexium or losec?

Dr. Shaym Puppala
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Is pantoprazole as good as Nexium or losec?

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

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Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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Can you use Pantoprazole sod dr 40 mg tab while pregnant to prevent Heartburn and Acid reflex? That pills is the only thing preventing mine right now

Dr. Mansoor Jatoi
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Can you use Pantoprazole sod dr  40 mg tab while pregnant to prevent Heartburn and Acid reflex? That pills is the only thing preventing mine right now

Yes: that is pregnancy level safety B, that is the same safety level as taking tylenol as well. If you need additional support for acid indigestion you can also feel free to take some tums ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
Board Certified, Family Medicine
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I took one 40 mg pantoprazole in the morning but I think I might have taken one 40 mg the same night could it hurt me in any way?

Dr. Jeffrey Juchau
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I took one 40 mg pantoprazole in the morning but I think I might have taken one 40 mg the same night could it hurt me in any way?

No problem: This dose is often prescribed in severe cases so you should have no problems. ...Read more

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Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
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What is proper procedure to taper off after taking pantoprazole 40 mg for 10 weeks ?

Dr. Ravinder Nagpaul
Board Certified, Internal Medicine
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What is proper procedure to taper off after taking pantoprazole 40 mg for 10 weeks ?

Depends: It is not a kind of drug that you have to taper it off like prednisone you still can use as needed . But if you are a case of gerd then most likely you have to use it for a long time. ...Read more

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Dr. Aaron Milstone
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Dr. Diane Minich
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How long should I stay on pantoprazole 40. Mg to cure my acid reflux?

Dr. Diane Minich
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How long should I stay on pantoprazole 40. Mg to cure my acid reflux?

Not a cure: The medication just manages the problem and does not cure acid reflux life style changes (quit smoking, cut out alcohol and caffeine, do not overeat, do not lay down within 2 hours of laying down, loose weight .....) can decrease acid reflux. ...Read more

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Dr. David Brouwer
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My doc has prescribed me pantoprazole 40 mg two times daily for 6 weeks .Is it ok or is it not good for me. Is it safe?

Dr. David Brouwer
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Yes: It is important to follow your doctor's instructions. The dosing and interval can be different for different conditions. ...Read more

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Dr. Erik Borncamp
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My mother took her medicine dose twice by mistake. The medicine is pantoprazole 40 mg. What should she do now?

Dr. Erik Borncamp
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My mother took her medicine dose twice by mistake. The medicine is pantoprazole 40 mg. What should she do now?

Dont worry: She will probably be ok. That is still not a huge dose. She can resume taking her normal doses tomorrow. ...Read more

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Dr. Klaus D Lessnau
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Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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I'm diagnosed with mild gastritis n I'm taking pantoprazole 40 mg daily . According to I've not eat n drink(even water) after 7 pm. But why water?

Dr. Silviu Pasniciuc
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I'm diagnosed with mild gastritis n I'm taking pantoprazole 40 mg daily . According to I've not eat n drink(even water) after 7 pm. But why water?

Drink water: I am not aware of any limitations in drinking water while taking Pantoprazole or having symptoms of gastritis. . ...Read more

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Dr. Greg Hinson
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Burning sensation below the ribcage 2 ctscan.6 endoscopy.2colonoscopy.3capsule endoscopy all normal except pantoprazole 40, mg for years doesn't help?

Dr. Greg Hinson
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Burning sensation below the ribcage 2 ctscan.6 endoscopy.2colonoscopy.3capsule endoscopy all normal  except pantoprazole 40, mg for years doesn't help?

Not sure: Wow, you've had a lifetime worth of tests already. It's great they were all normal; that rules out a lot of bad stuff. If the strong antacid isn't helping, then that implies to me that the problem is not the stomach or related to acid production. (seems reasonable to stop the med.) i would try treating this with good sleep, a healthy, fiber-rich diet, and regular exercise and see what happens... ...Read more

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