Vomizole

Vomizole

pantoprazole

Manufacturer:

Dexa Medica
Concise Prescribing Info
Contents
Pantoprazole
Indications/Uses
Duodenal & gastric ulcer, moderate & severe cases of inflammation of the esophagus (reflux esophagitis), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome where oral therapy is impossible.
Dosage/Direction for Use
Duodenal & gastric ulcer, reflux esophagitis Recommended dose: 1 vial/day. Zollinger-Ellison syndrome & other pathological hypersecretory conditions Initially 80 mg IV, then up- or down-titrate as needed. Doses >80 mg should be divided to be given twice daily.
Contraindications
Mild GI complaints eg, nervous dyspepsia.
Special Precautions
Exclude possibility of gastric ulcer malignancy & malignant disease of esophagus; confirm diagnosis of reflux esophagitis by endoscopy. Impaired renal function & severe liver impairment (reduce daily dose to 20 mg); monitor liver enzymes during therapy. Not to be mixed w/ other solvents other than recommended. Pregnancy & lactation. Elderly.
Adverse Reactions
Upper abdominal pain, diarrhea, constipation, flatulence, headache.
Drug Interactions
Ketoconazole, warfarin.
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
Vomizole powd for inj (vial) 40 mg
Packing/Price
1's
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