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I've taken protonix (pantoprazole) 40 mg for couple yrs now. Will I have any withdrawal symptoms if i just stop taking them because i would like to stop.
Oral surgeon thinks tongue burn due to reflux. Am on protonix, (pantoprazole) low acid diet and sleep elevated. How do I stop the pain..no other symptoms?
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Taking Protonix (pantoprazole) 40mg DR forupset stomach from morphine+dilaudid. But I had h-pylori 10 yrs ago - my MD didnt know this. Should I stop protonix (pantoprazole)?
No need to stop: Your H.Pylori history shouldn't be an issue with your present course of treatment. ...Read more
Yes, but not for all: Protonix belongs to a class of antacid medication called proton-pump-inhibitor such as the famous purple pill, prilosec. Some examples: prilosec, nexium, prevacid, aciphex, dexilant, (dexlansoprazole) and protonix--they differ slightly, but generally have similar efficacy. One may work for one person, but not another. So, if it is not working for you, consult doc for a change. Good luck. ...Read more
As needed: It should be taken as long as needed and at the lowest dose possible. That being said patients with barrwtt's esophagus should remain on it. I would discuss with a md before using any ppi for greater than 3 months. ...Read more