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Pantocid D Capsule

Manufacturer: Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd
Medicine composition: Domperidone, Pantoprazole
Prescription vs.OTC: Prescription by Doctor not required
Last Updated: February 24, 2020

This medication is indicated for treating GERD (Gastro-esophageal reflux disease), which does not respond to Pantoprazole medications alone. It prevents the tendency of vomiting and nausea in people suffering from gastrointestinal problems.

Pantocid D Capsule is a combination of Domperidone and Pantoprazole. The active ingredients fall under the class of dopamine antagonist and PPI (Proton pump inhibitor), respectively.

It is also prescribed to the patients of peptic ulcer and who take certain medicines for Parkinson’s disease. The medicine tightens the muscles near the entrance of the stomach and relaxes the ones present at the exit.

The action of this medication helps to speed up the passing of the food that you intake - from your stomach to your intestine, reducing the feeling of nausea and sickness, also preventing vomiting.

This medicine also works by blocking or reducing the stimulation in the ‘vomiting centre’ of your brain, which will eventually reduce the feeling of nausea and vomiting. The possible side effects of taking this medication can be headache, migraine, dryness of the mouth or breast pain.

You are advised not to take Pantocid D Capsule if you have the following conditions:

  • An allergy to Pantocid D Capsule or any other ingredient of this medicine
  • Bleeding problems or blockage in your stomach or in the intestine
  • Tumour in the pituitary gland
  • Cardiac disease
  • Incorrect levels of magnesium, potassium or calcium in the blood
  • Severe/moderate liver impairment

The medication can treat the below provided problems:

  • Peptic Ulcer

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

  • Allergy

  • Tumor Of Pituitary Gland

  • Heart Diseases

This medication can cause below-mentioned side effects

  • How long is the duration of effect?

    The effect of this medication lasts up to 6 hours.
  • What is the onset of action?

    The peak effect of this medication can be observed within 30 to 60 minutes of administration.
  • Are there any pregnancy warnings?

    This medication is not recommended for use in pregnant women unless the potential benefits outweigh the risks involved. The effect of this medicine on the fetus is not clearly established and hence you are advised to consult a doctor before taking this medicine.
  • Is it habit forming?

    No habit forming tendencies were reported.
  • Are there any breast-feeding warnings?

    This medication is not recommended for use by breastfeeding mothers as there is a risk of side effects on the infant. You are advised to consult your doctors and consider the potential benefit and risks before consuming this medication.

Below is the list of medicines, which have the same composition, strength and form as Pantocid D Capsule , and hence can be used as its substitute.

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  • Are there any missed dose instructions?

    Skip the missed dose and resume with the next scheduled dose at the right time. The dose should not get doubled in an attempt to make up for the missed dose.
  • Are there any overdose instructions?

    Contact your doctor if an overdose is suspected.

This medication attaches to the dopaminergic receptors without causing any release of the chemical dopamine. It, in turn, facilitates gastric emptying and decreases small bowel transit time. Also, it binds to H+/K+-exchanging ATPase in gastric parietal cells, resulting in blockage of acid secretion.

Whenever you take more than one medicine, or mix it with certain foods or beverages, you"re at risk of a drug interaction.

  • Interaction with Disease

    This medication interacts with Osteoporosis, Liver disease, Hypomagnesemia.
  • Interaction with Alcohol

    Alcohol

    Interaction with alcohol is unknown. It is advisable to consult your doctor before consumption.
  • Interaction with Lab Test

    Lab

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Food

    Food

    Information not available.
  • Interaction with Medicine

    Concomitant use of Antiretrovirals, warfarin, methotrexate, digoxin, Drugs Dependent on Gastric pH for Absorption (e.g., iron salts, erlotinib, dasatinib, nilotinib, mycophenolate mofetil, ketoconazole, itraconazole), tacrolimus, antiarrhythmics, apomorphine, protease inhibitors, systemic azole antifungals, some macrolides (erythromycin, clarithromycin and telithromycin) is contraindicated.

Ques: What is Pantocid D Capsule?

Ans: This medication has Domperidone and Pantoprazole as active elements present. It performs its action by obstructing the dopamine receptors, decreasing the amount of acid produced in the stomach.

Ques: What are the uses of Pantocid D Capsule?

Ans: This medication is used for the treatment and prevention from conditions such as excess acid secretion by the stomach, intestinal or stomach ulcers, treatment for symptoms related to idiopathic or diabetic gastroparesis, gas, vomiting, fullness of stomach, etc.

Ques: What are the Side Effects of Pantocid D Capsule?

Ans: This medication has some commonly reported side effects. Here are some side effects of this medication which are as follows: headache, altered sense of taste, runny nose and cough, diarrhea, unusual tiredness and weakness, skin rash, etc.

Ques: What are the instructions for storage and disposal Pantocid D Capsule?

Ans: Store this medication in a cool dry place and keep it in the original pack or container until it is time to take them. Store this medication out of sight and reach of children and pets.
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