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.
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