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Pantoprazole Sodium

Pantoprazole Sodium
Pantoprazole is used to treat certain stomach and esophagus problems (such as acid reflux). It works by decreasing the amount of acid your stomach makes. This medication relieves symptoms such as heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and cough. It helps heal acid damage to the stomach and esophagus, helps prevent ulcers, and may help prevent cancer of the esophagus. Pantoprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as proton pump inhibitors (PPIs).The injection form of this drug is used for a short time when you cannot take the medication by mouth. When possible, your doctor should switch you to the form that is taken by mouth.
CHEMICAL NAME
Pantoprazole Sodium
DRUG TYPE
Heartburn/Ulcer Disease

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Frequently Asked Questions

This medication is given by injection into a vein as directed by your doctor. The dosage and length of treatment are based on your medical condition and response to treatment.If you are using this medication at home, learn all preparation and usage instructions from your health care professional. Before using, check this product visually for particles or discoloration. If either is present, do not use the liquid. Learn how to store and discard medical supplies safely.Tell your doctor if your condition lasts or gets worse. The risk of side effects goes up over time. Ask your doctor how long you should use this medication.

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