Pantakind Tablet

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Pantakind Tablet


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MANUFACTURER

Mankind Pharma Ltd

SALT COMPOSITION

Pantoprazole (40mg)

INTRODUCTION OF PANTAKIND TABLET

Pantakind Tablet is a medicine which reduces the amount of acid produced in your stomach. It is used to treat heartburn, acid reflux and problems in your oesophagus (which connects your throat to your stomach. It is also used to prevent and treat stomach ulcers.

You should take Pantakind Tablet as your doctor advises. The dose will depend on what you are being treated for, but it should be the lowest dose for the shortest amount of time needed to treat your condition. Normally it should be swallowed whole about an hour before a meal and at the same time each day. It may take up to a few weeks to work properly but your doctor will tell you how long you need to be taking it for. You should keep on taking it as prescribed even if your symptoms disappear quickly. If you are taking this medicine for a long time, your doctor may carry out regular tests to check your levels of magnesium which can fall with this medicine.

Common side effects include headache, constipation or diarrhoea, stomach pain and feeling or being sick. These tend to be mild but talk to your pharmacist or doctor if they bother you or do not go away. The risk of side effects may increase the longer you take this medicine. Serious side effects are rare, but some need immediate medical attention. Ask your doctor what these are. You may be more likely to have a broken bone if you take it for a long time. It is best to avoid foods that seem to make your symptoms worse, such as rich, spicy and fatty foods. It also helps to cut down on caffeinated drinks, such as tea, coffee and cola, as well as alcohol.

Pantakind Tablet is not suitable for some people. Before taking this medicine, you need to tell your doctor if you have severe liver problems, are taking medicines for HIV, have had an allergic reaction to similar medicines in the past or have osteoporosis. Alcohol does not interfere with the way Pantakind Tablet works. However, drinking alcohol makes your stomach produce more acid than normal. This medicine can make you feel dizzy, sleepy, or affect your vision. If this happens, do not drive, cycle or use machinery or tools until you feel better. It is not usually recommended during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

USES OF PANTAKIND TABLET

  • Gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux)
  • Peptic ulcer disease

PANTAKIND TABLET SIDE EFFECTS

Common
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Stomach pain
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Diarrhea

HOW TO USE PANTAKIND TABLET

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pantakind Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

HOW PANTAKIND TABLET WORKS

Pantakind Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which in turn relieves acid-related indigestion and heartburn.

PANTAKIND TABLET RELATED WARNINGS

warnings Alcohol
Caution is advised when consuming alcohol with Pantakind Tablet. Please consult your doctor.
warnings Pregnancy
Pantakind Tablet is generally considered safe to use during pregnancy. Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effects to the developing baby; however, there are limited human studies.
warnings Lactation
Pantakind Tablet is probably safe to use during breastfeeding. Limited human data suggests that the drug does not represent any significant risk to the baby.
warnings Driving
Pantakind Tablet may cause side effects which could affect your ability to drive.
warnings Kidney
Pantakind Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Pantakind Tablet is recommended.
However, the use of Pantakind Tablet is not advised along with other medicines used for the treatment of Helicobacter Pylori infection.
warnings Liver
Pantakind Tablet should be used with caution in patients with severe liver disease. Dose adjustment of Pantakind Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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