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Dr. Shaym Puppala
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Is pantoprazole as good as Nexium or losec?

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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Pantoprazole (Definition)

Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. It is used to decrease acid secretion in the stomach as a treatment for many conditions including peptic ulcer ...Read more


Dr. Alan Ali
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What's pantoloc pantoprazole sodium?

What's pantoloc pantoprazole sodium?

Pantoprazole: Protonix is a proton pump inhibitor that inhibits gastric acid secretion, hence is used to treat gerd (gastro esophageal reflux disease) to reduce ulceration/erosion of the esophagus. Protonix can be branded in different names, depending on the manufacturing co. One form is by nycomed co. In germany (pantoloc). ...Read more

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Dr. James Burns
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Can i take promethazine and pantoprazole sodium together with no interactions?

Can i take promethazine and pantoprazole sodium together with no interactions?

There are: No glaring interactions between these two drugs so long as you have no problems with antihistamines and have been taking Pantoprazole without any issues. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Too much gastric acid. What medicine should I take? What food should I avoid? Is it proper to take pantoprazole sodium to relieve the pain?

Acid relief: Yes, pantoprazole is excellent; omeprazole is excellent; ranitidine is excellent; maalox and mylanta are helpful but less potent. Take pantoprazole for a miknimum of 4 weeks daily. ...Read more

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Dr. Christopher Powers
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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Pantroprazole sodium sesquihydrate tablet, what is this for?

Pantoprazole: Is a stomach acid - secretion blocker. Reduces stomach acid. Used to treat GERD. peptic ulcer, gastritis ...Read more

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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What are pantroprazole sodium sesquihydrate tablets for?

Pantroprazole sodium: Pantroprazole sodium sesquihydrate is used for GI problems. ...Read more

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Dr. J.J. Rodos
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Does promethazine, and Prozac interact? Im on promethazine, prozac, pantorazole sodium, and iron pills. Does any or all interact?

No one knows: The only interaction studies involve only two medications. Theoretically, we know a great deal about the manner in which drugs are metalized and they possible interactions between two. More than 2 is a guess. Then there is the individual or idiosyncratic reactions which are unique to that person and not predictable. ...Read more

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I've been taking 40mg pmz-pantoprazole daily for 40 days. Less pain and discomfort, but there still is. How can I know when to stop taking the pills?

I've been taking 40mg pmz-pantoprazole daily for 40 days. Less pain and discomfort, but there still is. How can I know when to stop taking the pills?

Depends: If the pain is not resolved within a few weeks of starting the medication, then there may be something else causing your pain. ...Read more

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Dr. Rex Mahnensmith
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Sodium (Definition)

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