Pantozol 20

Pantozol 20

pantoprazole

Manufacturer:

Takeda
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pantoprazole
Indications/Uses
Symptomatic GERD or non erosive reflux disease, long-term management of moderate & severe form of reflux oesophagitis.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Symptomatic GERD/non erosive reflux disease 1 tab daily. Symptomatic relief w/in 2-4 wk, 4-wk treatment period for healing of oesophagitis. Recurring symptoms: 20 mg daily as needed. Long-term management of moderate & severe form of reflux oesophagitis Maintenance dose of 1 tab daily. Increase to 40 mg daily if relapse occurs & reduce to 20 mg when healed.
Administration
May be taken with or without food: Swallow whole w/ liqd, do not chew/crush.
Special Precautions
Monitor liver enzymes in patients w/ severe liver impairment. Discontinue if liver enzymes increase.  Patients >65 yr old, w/ history of gastric/duodenal ulcer or upper GI bleeding. Patients w/ reduced body stores or risk factors for reduced vit B12 absorption due to hypo- or achlorhydria. Exclude possibility of malignancy of gastric ulcer or malignant disease of the esophagus prior to treatment. Pregnancy & lactation. Childn.
Adverse Reactions
Nausea, vomiting, diarrhoea, constipation, dry mouth, abdominal pain, flatulence; increased liver enzymes; headache, dizziness; allergic reactions eg, pruritus & skin rash.
Drug Interactions
May reduce absorption of ketoconazole. May reduce absorption of vit B12. Monitor prothrombin time/INR in patients also taking coumarin.
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
Pantozol 20 gastro-resistant tab 20 mg
Packing/Price
1 × 7's (Rp104,000.00/boks)
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