Brand: Protonix

Drug Type: Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs)

Form: Tablet

Age limit: 18 years and above

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Protonix 40 mg Tablet is used to heal acid damage to the esophagus and the stomach. Acid production lessens. The acid produced by the stomach aids in digestion, but can also cause severe conditions. It treats gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), which affects adults and children over the age of five and is caused by the stomach’s acid flowing backward, causing heartburn and possibly harming the tube connecting the throat and stomach.  Pantoprazole promotes esophageal healing and stop future esophageal damage in patients with GERD. It applies to disorders where the stomach overproduces acid like Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

It is a prescription medication and cannot be obtained without one from any pharmacy. 


Administer Protonix 40 mg Tablet by mouth once or twice daily. 

A 40mg tablet may be hard to swallow for many people. It is why two tablets of 20mg are given to some. It is generally taken with applesauce. Other liquids should be avoided. 

This medicine is taken at the same time everyday to maintain consistency. One will not forget to take this medication. 

The doctor examines patients situation and decides the dosage schedule for a certain period. 


The side effects of taking a Protonix 40 mg Tablet appear differently in different people. 

A higher dose of the medication could result in adverse side effects. 

The effects mentioned below.

  • Blurred vision
  • Increased hunger
  • Breathing problems
  • Cold 
  • Stomach ache
  • Joint pain
  • Tremors
  • Nervousness

The physician knows how to deal with and manage the side effects. Unwanted side effects occur if the medicine is not duly taken. The rare side effects may occur in some patients. It is tough to foresee the side effects that may arise. One must build up their immunity to avoid side effects. 


The dosage structure varies for each disease. 

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Usual Adult Dose-

Parenteral- 40 mg given intravenously over 15 minutes, once daily for seven to ten days. As soon as the patient is capable of reverting to oral therapy, intravenous therapy is stopped.

Oral- 40 mg orally once daily for up to 8 weeks of short-term administration. Patients not recovered after the initial treatment may be given an extra eight weeks to consider. Beyond sixteen weeks of therapy, safety and efficacy have not been proven.

As expected, the dosage for each disease varies. The doctor or pharmacist indicates the correct dosage to the patient. 


  1. The doctor is made aware of all the patients medical problems like kidney problems, liver problems, and enlarged prostate. 
  2. Adverse side effects of combining Protonix 40 mg Tablet with other medicines exist. Speak to the doctor if these side effects occur. 
  3. People with heartburn should immediately report to the emergency room. It is a significant indication of something amiss. Pain radiating across the body is a cause of concern. 
  4. This medicine causes lupus symptoms. It can lead to new ones or worsen the symptoms that already exist. Book a doctors appointment.  
  5. Call the physician if you experience diarrhea. The presence of blood or the watery nature of this condition is concerning. 

The doctor is the authority on what to avoid when taking this medication. Some precautions heeded are for a better outcome. 


Protonix 40 mg Tablet interacts with other medicines and can reduce the effectiveness of the medication taken. The doctor informs the patient about the drugs that should not be mixed.

The other drugs it interacts with stated below:

  • Synthroid
  • Cymbalta
  • Lyrica
  • Lipitor
  • Plavix
  • Tylenol
  • Vitamin D3
  • Eliquis
  • Vitamin B12

Bone fractures, Liver disease, and C. different interact with this tablet. These diseases may have adverse reactions on a patient.  


Active Ingredient Inactive Ingredient
Pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate Titanium dioxide
Methacrylic acid copolymer
Propylene glycol

20MG, 40MG

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