Pantoprazole 40 Tablet serves as a proton pump inhibitor. It is used to lessen the amount of acid produced in stomach. The main function of this tablet is to treat erosive esophagitis which is caused by severe damage to esophagus. This tablet also helps in curing conditions that involve excess stomach acid like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.Prior consuming Pantoprazole Sodium Gastro Resistant Tablets
Many a times heartburn is mistaken as the first symptom of heart attack. Before taking this tablet, you should seek medical care if you are having chest pain, nausea, pain in arms and shoulders or any general ill feeling.
Intake of Pantoprazole 40 Tablet at long term without authentication of doctor at high doses may increase risk of bone fracture in spine, hip and wrist. This effect has been witnessed in people aged 50 and above who used to consume these tablets at high doses.Precautions:
- Avoid using this tablet if your are allergic to similar medicines having same ingredients as Pantoprazole 40 Tablet like omeprazole (Prilosec, Zegerid),ansoprazole (Prevacid), esomeprazole (Nexium)
- Do not consume this tablet if you are struggling with severe liver disease, osteoporosis and low bone mineral density.
- Avoid breast-feeding if you are using Pantoprazole 40 Tablet as it may affect baby