Does pantoprazole help ibs?
Protonix (pantoprazole) is not the treatment of choice for IBS. IF you have all the complaints above, you need to make sure to clean your diet. Eat more suits and vegetable to give you more fiber.
Why are people prescribed with pantoprazole? Pantoprazole is used to treat damage from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury of the esophagus (the tube between the throat and stomach) in adults and children 5 years of age and older.
Does pantoprazole cause weight loss? Weight change: Although weight change wasn’t documented in clinical trials of pantoprazole, many users claim that ongoing treatment causes weight loss or weight gain. Weight loss as a side effect may be a downstream byproduct of other relatively common side effects such as: diarrhea, nausea, and vomiting.
What is the difference between pantoprazole and omeprazole? Omeprazole and pantoprazole both are used treat heart burn and stomach ulcers and both are proton plum inhibitors the only difference is that omeprazole is the generic version of branded drug Prilosec and pantoprazole is the generic version of branded drug Protonix.
What drugs are similar to pantoprazole? Pantoprazole (Protonix) and esomeprazole (Nexium) are chemically similar drugs. Yes there are minor differences but those differences are very important and for some of the patients this will be a game changer. I have taken both Nexium and Ranitadine.
What happens when you stop taking pantoprazole?
What happens when you stop taking pantoprazole? Common side effects include headaches, constipation or diarrhoea, wind, stomach pain, feeling or being sick. These tend to be mild and go away when you stop taking the medicine. If you’ve bought pantoprazole without a prescription and your symptoms don’t improve after 2 weeks, see a doctor before taking any more.
What should I avoid while taking pantoprazole? For all other reasons for taking pantoprazole, your treatment will last for as long as is necessary to control your symptoms. Some foods may make your symptoms worse. Foods and drinks that have been suspected of this include peppermint, tomatoes, chocolate, spicy foods, hot drinks, coffee, and alcoholic drinks.
What are the side effects of stopping pantoprazole? Common side effects of pantoprazole include (but are not limited to): Headache. Diarrhea. Nausea. Flatulence. Abdominal pain. Insomnia. Rash.
Is it safe to take pantoprazole for a long time? In brief: Pantoprazole safety. Generally, it is safe. The main concern long term use without physician knowledge is that it may be covering up symptoms that could be signalling a serious condition.