Pantin RD Tablet
Pantin Rd Tab contains Pantoprazole and Domperidone, an anti-reflux medicine.
Uses of Pantin Rd Tablet
It is used in the treatment of gastrointestinal reflux disease, not responding to pantoprazole alone. This condition leads to acid regurgitating from the stomach into the food pipe, causing heartburn, chest discomfort or acidity.
Contraindications of Pantin Rd Tablet
If you are allergic to Pantoprazole or Domperidone or any of the ingredients of this medicine
If you are taking any product containing Rilpivirine
If you have stomach or intestinal bleeding or obstruction
If you are suffering from liver or kidney disorder
If you have any tumor of the pituitary gland (prolactin pituitary tumours)
If you have serious heart problems like congestive heart failure, heart rhythm problems or electrolyte imbalance
Side effects of Pantin Rd Tablet
Altered sense of taste
Vitamin B12 deficiency
Joint and muscle pain
Decreased magnesium in blood
Polyps in the stomach
Irregular menses, breast enlargement, breast swelling
Precautions and Warnings of Pantin Rd Tablet
Q:Can I take Pantin Rd Tab during pregnancy?
The components of this medicine might harm your unborn baby
Do not use this medicine during pregnancy
Consult your doctor if you are pregnant or think you may be pregnant or planning to have a baby
Q:Can I take Pantin Rd Tab while breastfeeding?
This medicine passes into breast milk in small amounts and might affect your baby
Consult your doctor if you are breastfeeding. After assessing the benefits over risks, your doctor might change the medicine or ask you to stop breastfeeding or closely monitor the baby
Q:Can I drive if I have consumed Pantin Rd Tab?
A:If you experience headache, dizziness, drowsiness and visual disturbances, it is advisable not to drive or use machines.
Q:Can I consume alcohol with Pantin Rd Tab?
A:There are no interaction reported between this medicine and alcohol. However, alcohol is known to increase acidity and can make your acidity worse.
WarningsOther General Warnings
Talk to your doctor if
You develop watery diarrhoea or fever after taking this medicine
You experience black stools
You have a stomach tumour or cancer
You have a history of fractures or have osteoporosis or taking steroids
On exposure to sun, you get rash on your skin, stop your treatment and inform your doctor as soon as you can
You are on this medicine for a long time. Your blood magnesium levels may drop. Your doctor may perform regular tests for the same
Taking this medicine for more than one year may increase chances of developing bone fractures
You have serious heart problems like congestive heart failure, heart rhythm problems and electrolyte imbalance
You have liver and kidney disease or kidney failure
You are taking medicines to treat infection or you have HIV
You need to go through a regular checkup if you are taking this medicine since last one year
Mode of Action of Pantin Rd Tablet
How Does It Work?
A pump called the proton pump in the stomach is responsible for the secretion of stomach acids
Pantoprazole binds to this proton pump in stomach cells, thus blocking acid secretion
Domperidone increases the motility of stomach, intestines; so that acid does not reflux back into the food pipe
Directions for Use of Pantin Rd Tablet
It should be taken as a whole with sufficient amount of water, preferably in the morning before food.
Interactions of Pantin Rd Tablet
Interactions with other medicines
This medicine contains Pantoprazole and Domperidone. Any interactions seen with these two components when taken alone may occur with this combination.
Medicines used to treat HIV infection like Atazanavir
Medicines used to thin the blood like Warfarin
Do not take this medicine along with Methotrexate
Medicines used to treat fungal infections like Ketoconazole, Itraconazole and Posaconazole
Medicines used to treat infections (antibiotics) like Erythromycin
Medicines used to treat heart diseases or medicines that may affect your heart
Interactions with food items
To be taken on an empty stomach. There are no known interactions with food or beverages. However, nicotine, caffeine (coffee, tea, chocolate and cola) and alcohol can stimulate stomach acid or delay ulcer healing and hinder the treatment process.
Storage and disposal of Pantin Rd Tablet
Store this medicine below 25°C
Protect it from light
Keep it out of the reach of children
Dosage of Pantin Rd Tablet
Overdose symptoms may lead to uncontrolled muscle movements, aggression, fits, sleepiness, slurred speech, anxiety etc.
If you think you have taken too much of this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or visit the nearest hospital
Missed a Dose
If you missed any dose of medicine, take it as soon as you remember
If it’s time for your next dose, then skip the missed dose and continue with your regular dosing schedule
Do not take a double dose of medicine to compensate for the missed one