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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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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


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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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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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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 take 40mg of pantoprazole one time each day. What OTC medicine can I take as effective alternative? What dosage of it should I take?

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

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Is it unhealthy to take 40mg pantoprazole everyday over an extended period of time?

NOT REALLY: The decision to take drugs like Pantoprazole indefinitely depends on the diagnosis/condition being used for. Obviously, in a sense, you are right. We need acid to properly digest food. However, there are conditions for which chronic use of these meds is important in order to prevent catastrophic, life ending or maming illnesses. By the way, I have been personally on an acid blocker for 11 yrs now. ...Read more

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Is it okay to do a colon cleansing while on pantoprazole 40MG?

Is it okay to do a colon cleansing while on pantoprazole 40MG?

Not safe: Colon cleansing can cause electrolyte imbalances in your blood, and in my opinion are not safe. A natural way to regulate your bowel function would be to eat a diet rich in fiber and drink sufficient water. ...Read more

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