Pantoprazole is an irreversible proton pump inhibitor that was marketed for acute treatment of gastric and duodenal ulcers and gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Some of these side effects may be due to the combination of other medicines you are taking with pantoprazole.
Take pantoprazole for the full prescribed length of time as your symptoms may improve before your condition is completely treated.
The risk of side effects goes up over time. The main metabolite in both the serum and urine is desmethylpantoprazole which is conjugated with sulphate. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. In rare cases, it s possible to have a serious allergic reaction anaphylaxis to pantoprazole. Get emergency medical help if you have chest pain that spreads to your jaw or shoulder and you feel anxious or light-headed.
Ask your doctor before use if you are taking the following medications:
It is therefore complicated to work out whether medicines that are used to treat high blood pressure in pregnancy themselves increase the risk of low birth weight.
Avoid smoking and chewing tobacco, drinking alcoholic beverages and citrus juices.
Use with caution in cirrhosis, diabetes, ocular herpes simplex, hypertension, diverticulitis, following myocardial infarction, thyroid disease, seizure disorders, hypothyroidism, myasthenia gravis, hepatic impairment, peptic ulcer disease, osteoporosis, ulcerative colitis, psychotic tendencies, untreated systemic infections, renal insufficiency, pregnancy.
Low blood sugar is more likely if you drink large amounts of alcohol, do unusually heavy exercise, or do not consume enough calories from food.
This medication should be used only when clearly needed during the first 6 months of pregnancy.
Other people can have a problem with the muscular band at the top of the stomach that keeps the stomach tightly closed. Release Tablets may be taken without regard to timing of meals. If overdose is suspected, contact a poison control center or emergency room immediately.