Pantoprazole 40mg

                     Pantoprazole 40mg


Pantoprazole is Antihistaminic and used as Antacid but not an Antacid. 

Composition – Tab – 40mg

Inj- vial contains 40mg

Class – Antihistaminic

Brand– Pantop 40

Mechanism Of Action

Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor. Inhibit gastric parietal cells results in a reduction in both gastric acid volume and concentration.

Dosage

Below 5 years  – 1.2mg/kg/day OD 

5 year – Adult – wt 15 – 40 kg – 20mg OD

                And > wt 40 Kg – 40mg OD

Used As – Used as Antacid in lowering level of gastric Acid

Contraindicated – May be not safe in Pregnancy 

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