What is Pantosec (Pantoprazole) used for?
Pantosec (Pantoprazole) is a type of drug known as a proton pump inhibitor, which works by reducing the production of stomach acid. It is used to treat a variety of conditions, such as erosive esophagitis and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. It helps to relieve symptoms of these conditions, such as heartburn and difficulty swallowing, while also helping to prevent ulcers.
How should I use Pantosec (Pantoprazole)?
Pantosec (Pantoprazole) tablets should be taken orally, and may be taken with or without food. Patients are normally instructed to take it once or twice per day. Follow the instructions of the prescribing physician, and never exceed the recommended dose.
What are the side effects of Pantosec (Pantoprazole)?
Patients who take Pantosec (Pantoprazole) should be aware that it may cause some side effects, including:
If any other more serious side effects occur, such as uncontrolled muscular movements, cramps, hallucinations or seizures, you should consult your physician immediately.
This drug may increase the risk of broken bones in some patients.
Strictly follow all instructions provided to you by your physician or pharmacist while using Pantosec (Pantoprazole). Optimum and safe dosage can differ based on the patient and the condition being treated.
As this medication may be unsafe for certain patients, it is essential you always inform your physician if you are pregnant or breastfeeding, as well as if you have any allergies, other illnesses, or ongoing health conditions, and if you are taking any other form of medication, supplements, or herbal products.
Immediately seek emergency medical care if you have any allergic or hypersensitive reaction. Common signs of a reaction include hives, swelling, skin rashes, chest pains, as well as trouble breathing or swallowing.