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Can you lay down after taking Protonix?

Can you lay down after taking Protonix?

First, take a full glass of water with these medications to wash them down. Second, do not lie down for 30-60 minutes after taking these pills.

How do you reduce pantoprazole?

If you’ve taken pantoprazole for a long time speak to your doctor before you stop taking it. Stopping suddenly could make your stomach produce a lot more acid, and make your symptoms come back. Reducing the dose gradually before stopping completely will prevent this happening.

Can pantoprazole be dissolved?

However, when compounding pantoprazole oral liquid, portions of the enteric coating will not dissolve if an 8.4% sodium bicarbonate solution is first used. The crushed tablets must first be disintegrated and the enteric coating dissolved by using a 5% sodium bicarbonate solution.

How long should I take Protonix?

Usually, only up to 8 weeks of treatment is required; although it may be used for up to 12 months to maintain healing of erosive esophagitis. No dosage adjustment is needed in people with kidney or liver disease or the elderly.

Is there an over the counter equivalent to pantoprazole?

Prilosec is also used to treat ulcers and frequent heartburn. Protonix is available by prescription while Prilosec is available over-the-counter (OTC) and as a generic.

Is it OK to take pantoprazole long term?

PPI have minimal side effects and few slight drug interactions and are considered safe for long term treatment. Pantoprazole is significantly effective both for acute and long-term treatment with excellent control of relapse and symptoms. It is well tolerated even for long-term therapy and its tolerability is optimal.

How long can you safely take Protonix?

Usually, only up to 8 weeks of treatment is required; although it may be used for up to 12 months to maintain healing of erosive esophagitis. No dosage adjustment is needed in people with kidney or liver disease or the elderly. Available as oral tablets, an oral solution, and as an IV injection for infusion.

Where can I find a list of Protonix side effects?

Our Protonix Side Effects Drug Center provides a comprehensive view of available drug information on the potential side effects when taking this medication. This is not a complete list of side effects and others may occur. Call your doctor for medical advice about side effects. You may report side effects to FDA at 1-800-FDA-1088.

How is Protonix used in the treatment of Gerd?

What Is Protonix? Protonix Delayed-Release Oral Suspension and Delayed-Release Tablets (pantoprazole sodium) is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) used for short-term treatment (less than 10 days) of gastroesophageal reflux disease ( GERD) and a history of erosive esophagitis in adult patients. What Are Side Effects of Protonix?

What happens to your stomach when you stop Protonix?

Sometimes when people stop Protonix (pantoprazole) suddently it can cause a sudden increase in the amount of acid produced in your stomach, called a rebound effect. Your provider might have you lower your dose slowly to prevent the rebound effect. When is the best time to take Protonix (pantoprazole)?

When to take Protonix and pantoprazole sodium?

Last reviewed on RxList 10/24/2018. Protonix Delayed-Release Oral Suspension and Delayed-Release Tablets (pantoprazole sodium) is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) used for short-term treatment (less than 10 days) of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and a history of erosive esophagitis in adult patients.