Generic Name - Pantoprazole
Category - Proton pump inhibitor
Ulcer, Gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Generic Protonix* is indicated to treat ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis or Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Protonix* works by blocking acid production in the stomach. It reduces symptoms and prevents injury to the esophagus or stomach in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease or ulcers.
Generic for Protonix* Contraindications and Drug Interactions
Generic for Protonix* is contraindicated in patients, who are hypersensitive to this drug, medications that belong to this class of drugs or had an allergic reaction to it in the past.
Generic for Protonix* should not be taken by patients who have a history of the following ailment conditions.
There are a number of medications that interact with Generic for Protonix*. It is important to take the doctor's counsel if you are taking any of the following.
Generic for Protonix* Dosage
The following information just highlights the general average dosage of GenericProtonix*
The usual recommended dosage of Generic for Protonix* for overproduction of Stomach Acid is 40 milligrams twice a day. The doctor may increase the dose if necessary. Doses as high as 240 milligrams per day have been used. Treatment may continue for years.
Generic for Protonix* Adverse Effects
Some of the most serious Generic for Protonix* side Effects include fever or sore throat, redness, blistering, peeling or loosening of the skin, including inside the mouth, skin rash, itching and unusual bleeding or bruising.
This is not a complete list of all Side effects. Do concur with your doctor and follow his directions completely when you are taking Generic for Protonix*.
Generic for Protonix* and Pregnancy
Use in pregnant women has not been adequately evaluated, do not use Generic for Protonix*
Generic for Protonix* and Breastfeeding
If you are or will be breast-feeding while you are using this medicine, check with your doctor and discuss the risks to your baby.
Generic for Protonix* and Pediatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Protonix* in pediatric patients have not been established. Therefore, its use in pediatric patients is not recommended.
Generic for Protonix* and Geriatric
The safety and effectiveness of Generic for Protonix* in geriatric patients have not been established.
he above information about Generic for Protonix* serves as an information resource only and is not intended to substitute professional medical advice, examination, diagnosis and treatment. Always seek the counsel of your doctor, physician or pharmacist before starting any new treatment or making changes to existing therapy.