Peptazole

Peptazole

pantoprazole

Manufacturer:

Hanlim

Distributor:

SB Pharma
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pantoprazole
Indications/Uses
Listed in Dosage.
Dosage/Direction for Use
20 mg Adult Prevention of NSAID-induced gastroduodenal ulcer 20 mg/day. Adult & adolescent ≥12 yr Symptomatic GERD 20 mg/day for 2-4 wk. Long-term management & prevention of relapse in reflux oesophagitis Maintenance dose 20 mg/day. May increase up to 40 mg/day in case of relapse. 40 mg Adult Eradication of H. pylori in combination w/ antibiotics 40 mg bd w/ amoxicillin 1000 mg bd & clarithromycin 500 mg bd OR 40 mg bd w/ metronidazole 400-500 mg bd (or tinidazole 500 mg bd) & clarithromycin 250-500 mg bd OR 40 mg bd w/ amoxicillin 1000 mg bd & metronidazole 400-500 mg bd. Gastric ulcer 40 mg/day for 4 wk. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome & other pathological hypersecretory conditions Initially 80 mg in 2 divided doses. Adult & childn ≥12 yr Reflux oesophagitis 40 mg/day for 4 wk.
Administration
Should be taken on an empty stomach: Take 1 hr before meals. Swallow whole, do not chew/crush.
Contraindications
Hypersensitivity to pantoprazole & substituted benzimidazoles.
Special Precautions
Hypomagnesemia. Increased risk of bacterial growth eg, Salmonella, Campylobacyter & Clostridium difficile in the upper GIT. Hepatic & renal impairment. Childn <12 yr.
Drug Interactions
Reduced absorption of cyanocobalamin due to hypo- or achlorhydria.
ATC Classification
A02BC02 - pantoprazole ; Belongs to the class of proton pump inhibitors. Used in the treatment of peptic ulcer and gastro-oesophageal reflux disease (GERD).
Presentation/Packing
Form
Peptazole enteric-coated tab 20 mg
Packing/Price
28's
Form
Peptazole enteric-coated tab 40 mg
Packing/Price
28's
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