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What is the connection between Protonix (pantoprazole) and seasonal allergies? I have had significant year- round allergies my entire life and they are now non-exist

What is the connection between Protonix (pantoprazole) and seasonal allergies? I have had significant year- round allergies my entire life and they are now non-exist

Gastric reflux: Acidic reflux is irritating to the nasal mucosa and can cause symptoms similar to allergy. It seems likely that you have treated acid reflux and removed the irritating trigger, thereby also treating your "allergy" (or at least the acid reflux was exacerbating allergy-related inflammation). Well done! ...Read more

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Allergies (Definition)

Allergies occur when your immune system is triggered by envirionmental factors it should ignore--for example, pollen in the air, or dander on a cat or dog--and creates cells to fight against them. An allergic reaction typically causes itching, congestion, or drainage, and ...Read more


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What could be the cause of my chronic cough? I have GERD which is controlled with protonix (pantoprazole). Tested negative for allergies. Do have sinus congestion.

What could be the cause of my chronic cough? I have GERD which is controlled with protonix (pantoprazole). Tested negative for allergies. Do have sinus congestion.

Cough: Depends on the pattern of your cough, the 2 other entities that need to be ruled out are asthma and chronic sinusitis. Reflux can still cause a cough if not well controlled. A visit to the allergist may help elucidate the problem. ...Read more

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Lcan you take gax x with protonix (pantoprazole)?

Lcan you take gax x with protonix (pantoprazole)?

Yes: Gas x is simethicone- an anti-gas formula. Protonix (pantoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor which suppresses acid secretion in your stomach. The two medications can be used together safely. ...Read more

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What is the definition or description of: protonix (pantoprazole)?

What is the definition or description of: protonix (pantoprazole)?

Protonix (pantoprazole): Protonix (pantoprazole) is a proton pump inhibitor which is an acid reducing medicine used to treat gerd and some other conditions. ...Read more

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What is the best way to slowly taper off of protonix (pantoprazole)?

What is the best way to slowly taper off of protonix (pantoprazole)?

Taper not needed, but: NEVER stop a medication that has been prescribed by your physician without his/her advice, but typically a taper from PPI therapy is not necessary. ...Read more

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How do I wean myself off protonix (pantoprazole)?

Stop it.: Check with your doctor first before you stop any medication. Protonix (pantoprazole) does not need to be weaned off of. ...Read more

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Can protonix (pantoprazole) be taken with plavix?

See below: Some data recommend not to take these combinations together. I have not seen a solid date support that. Therefore I personally use these combinations together. If you're concerned about it please discuss this with your doctor. Alternatively you can take h2-blockers or a different proton pump inhibitor such as dexilent ...Read more

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Can I take Zantac and protonix (pantoprazole) together?

If there: Is a medical reason to do this. Do so has been shown to be safe (as long as there is a reason to take it and you have no reasons not to take them). Hrs, md ww. Thepmc. Org. ...Read more

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Can I take Prevacid and Protonix (pantoprazole) together?

Together: There is no reason to take both together. They serve the same purpose. Choose one and stay with it. ...Read more

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Can I take protonix (pantoprazole) and Synthroid together?

Can I take protonix (pantoprazole) and Synthroid together?

Take only: Brand name levothyroxine, preferably in the morning an hour before eating. Ytake the Protonix (pantoprazole) at least an hour later, or you can take the Protonix (pantoprazole) at nite so there's no conflict. ...Read more

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Can I take Synthroid and protonix (pantoprazole) together?

Yes!: Synthroid (thyroxine) should be taken before all other meds in the am before breakfast with a lass of water; no food for 1/2 hr. ...Read more

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Can I take protonix (pantoprazole) and ranitidine together?

Can I take protonix (pantoprazole) and ranitidine together?

Yes: No known interactions so they should be safe to take together. However, if your symptoms are bad enough to need double therapy like that, I would make sure your MD knows about to consider further investigation if these symptoms persist or progress. ...Read more

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Does protonix (pantoprazole) lessen the effectivity of plavix?

Probably not.: Although proton pump inhibitors (acid suppressing drugs) may have an effect on the effectiveness of Plavix in the lab there don't seem to be a definite clinical effect. It appears that Protonix (pantoprazole) is even less likely to cause a clinically significant interaction. ...Read more

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Is protonix (pantoprazole) safe I had some reactions to prilosec?

Is protonix (pantoprazole) safe I had some reactions to prilosec?

Can't tell: Sometimes drug reactions are brand-specific and others are class-specific. Difficult to say what will happen if you try the pronix. If your Prilosec reaction was not too bad, might try considering a try. ...Read more

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Is there a difference between Prilosec and protonix (pantoprazole)?

Prilosec: Both are proton pump inhibitors used to lower the acid in the stomach, in conditions like stomach ulcers & reflux disease. ...Read more

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How long might cold turkey Protonix (pantoprazole) withdrawl last?

Zero time.: There is really no withdrawal from Protonix (pantoprazole) as far as withdrawal symptoms, such as from benzodiazepines. Worst thing would be your GI symptoms might come back. ...Read more

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Can protonix (pantoprazole) cause a THC drug test to appear positive?

THC protonix (pantoprazole): Yes a false positive test can be obtained but only on the urine dipstick - with the quantitative test there is no false results. ...Read more

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Can protonix (pantoprazole) cause magnesium deficiencies or nerve problems?

Can protonix (pantoprazole) cause magnesium deficiencies or nerve problems?

Yes: This drug is often associated with magnesium deficiency if taken for a long time. Magnesium supplement is recommended. Vit B12 may be low as well and may lead to damages to the nerves. Watch for iron deficiency due to the suppression of acid. Supplements should be considered. ...Read more

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Can 10mg Celexa and 40mg Protonix (pantoprazole) be taken together at the same time?

Can 10mg Celexa and 40mg Protonix (pantoprazole) be taken together at the same time?

PHARMACIST: I have never seen a problem with Celexa and Protonix (pantoprazole) being taken together. Your pharmacist is best qualified to answer your question as he/she has access to all that information. ...Read more

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Can protonix (pantoprazole) cause neuropathy? How would you know if the drug is the cause?

Can protonix (pantoprazole) cause neuropathy? How would you know if the drug is the cause?

Not likely but repor: Out of34699 reported all side effects feom protonix (pantoprazole) out o which 56 had neuropathy and that is 0.16&
There is no way to knowif theneuropathy is directly as result of Protonix (pantoprazole) or coincidence ...Read more

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For what is protonix (pantoprazole) prescribed for and when is Pepcid prescribed for? Do they do the same thing?

PPI's: Both inhibit acid production and are used in thr treatment of GERD and stomch ulcer disease: they are the same class of drugs: proton pump inhibitors. ...Read more

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Should I go back on protonix if it made my swallowing more difficult, othere ppis didt really work for me at all?

Should I go back on protonix if it made my swallowing more difficult, othere ppis didt really work for me at all?

Ask your doctor.: If the other PPIs did not work at all, and protonix still does not provide a completely normal result, you should ask your doctor what he or she wants you to take, and if so, what dosage. Certainly you have not found the ideal treatment yet. Don't try to do this on your own. That is what they are there for. Good luck. ...Read more

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I had a negative endoscopy done, but are there any risks or side effects of being on protonix (pantoprazole) long term?

I had a negative endoscopy done, but are there any risks or side effects of being on protonix (pantoprazole) long term?

Protonix (pantoprazole) S.E.'s: Protonix (pantoprazole) is a very well tolerated medication, but in the short term it and other proton pump inhibitors can cause a number of dose-dependent side effects including commonly headache and diarrhea. Longer term use carries other consequences (please see my earlier answer on this topic in healthtap) including bone thinning ; risk of infection (like c.Difficile). ...Read more