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Doctor insights on: Safe Protonix Pregnant

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Dr. Mark Ingerman
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Pregnancy (Definition)

When your due date arrives, you will be more than ready to have your baby! Most women deliver the baby somewhere between 37 and 42 weeks. According to the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, only 5% of babies arrive on the exact due date. Approximately 7% of babies are not delivered by 42 weeks, and when that happens, it is referred to ...Read more


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I take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 3times a week, prednisone, chloroquine, protonix. i want to get pregnant, what shall i do? my doctor doesn't want me to get off bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)

I take bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim) 3times a week, prednisone, chloroquine, protonix. i want to get pregnant, what shall i do? my doctor doesn't want me to get off bactrim (sulfamethoxazole and trimethoprim)

Obstetrician: I wouldn't attempt to get pregnant while on these medications without the input of an obstetrician and I would also consult a pharmacist about taking these medications during pregnancy as the latter has access to much information about most medications. ...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 it safe to take Lipitor (atorvastatin) 20mg with Protonix 40mg QAM and Prilosec 20mg QPM ?

Is it safe to take Lipitor (atorvastatin) 20mg with Protonix 40mg QAM and Prilosec 20mg QPM ?

No incompatibility: There is no incompatibility between 3 meds. Not good to use similar meds like protonix and Prilosec together. Why you need Lipitor (atorvastatin) and antacids. Treat the underlying causes for both which are usual environmental and hormonal so you may not need these meds at all. To learn how treat the cause Please visit us at www.ehacstl.com. If you Desire Please make appointment for evaluation ...Read more

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I just read that Protonix (pantoprazole) may increase QTc. Is taking a probiotic safe with long QT? Could a probiotic replace protonix (pantoprazole)? Foods to avoid w/ long qt?

I just read that Protonix (pantoprazole) may increase QTc.  Is taking a probiotic safe with long QT?  Could a probiotic replace protonix (pantoprazole)? Foods to avoid w/ long qt?

QT 474?: QT is borderline Nl and may not have been adjusted for heart rate and may have been calculated by machine. (Notorious for overcalling QT prolongation.) Unless you have been diagnosed with prolonged QT syndrome or have other members of family with QT prolongation I would not worry. Long term protonix (pantoprazole) use has rarely been associated with low magnesium which may prolong QT. ...Read more