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How and Where to Buy Protonix Online?
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Are there Alternative Names for the Brand and Generic Protonix?
Protonix is the brand name medication also called Somac Pfizer and the brand from Canada also called Pantoloc manufactured by Takeda. Its generic equivalent is called Pantoprazole sodium and it comes from India also called Pantosec manufactured by Cipla and from United Kingdom manufactured by a different manufacturer.
What Dosages and Forms is Protonix available in?
We carry both the brand name medication, Protonix, as well as its generic equivalent, pantoprazole sodium in the 20mg, and 40 mg dosages.
What is Protonix used for?
Protonix is used to treat erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid). It will also relieve symptoms of heartburn, difficulty swallowing, and persistent cough. It is also used to treat symptoms of other conditions involving excess acid—such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. Protonix is in a class of medications known as proton pump inhibitors (PPI), and it works by decreasing the acid produced in the stomach.
What are the Possible Side Effects of Protonix?
Most medications will come with side effects. Before deciding if Protonix is right for you, take a closer look at what you might expect.
Here are the most common side effects that comes with taking Protonix:
• Mild diarrhea;
• Stomach pain;
• Joint pain
Contact your doctor immediately and ask them if you should stop taking Protonix, especially if you experience any of the following side effects:
• Severe stomach pain, with nausea, vomiting, and weight loss;
• Watery or bloody diarrhea;
• Bruising or swelling at the injection site;
• New or worsening lupus symptoms;
o Joint pain or swelling with butterfly shaped skin rash on your cheeks and nose (which worsens in sunlight)
• Kidney problems;
o Urinating less than usual
o Blood in the urine
o Rapid weight gain
• Low magnesium levels;
o Fast heartbeats
o Tremors or jerking muscles
o Feeling jittery
o Muscle cramps
o Muscle spasms in your hands or feet
o Cough or choking
Stop taking the Protonix if you have any signs of allergic reaction, which includes:
• Difficulty breathing;
• Swelling of the face, lips, tongue or throat
Are there any Precautions and Drug interactions of Protonix?
You should not use the Protonix if you’re allergic to pantoprazole or similar medicines (lansoprazole, esomeprazole, omeprazole, or rabeprazole, or if you take any medicines containing rilpivirine.
Be sure to talk to your doctor to determine if Protonix is safe for you, particularly if you have or have had the following:
• Severe liver disease;
• Low levels of magnesium in your blood;
• Low bone mineral density
Some medications can have side effects with Protonix. We’re not able to show all the possible interactions, but here are the most notable products and medications known to interact with Protonix:
• Mycophenolate mofetil;
• Warfarin (or other blood thinners);
• HIV or AIDS medications;
• Iron-containing medicines
Be sure to talk to your doctor if you are using the above medication, and those you start or stop while on Protonix.
Protonix Storage and Safety Information
Store Protonix at room temperature away from extreme heat, light, and moisture.
Heartburn is often confused with the first signs of a heart attack. Seek immediate emergency help if you have chest pain or heaviness, pain spreading to the arm or shoulder, nausea, sweating, and a general ill feeling.
This medication can cause diarrhea, which can also be a sign of a new infection. Call your doctor immediately if your diarrhea is watery or contains blood. Do not use anti-diarrhea medications unless specifically directed by a doctor.
Taking Protonix may increase your risk of bone fracture in the hip, wrist, or spine—particularly if you use this medication for extended periods of time, or at high level dosages.
Chronic use of Protonix has caused stomach cancer in animal studies, but it’s not currently known if this will translate into humans. Talk to your doctor about the risks.
Long-term use of this medication may make it harder for your body to absorb vitamin B-12, which can result in a deficiency. Talk with your doctor about the risks.
Seek emergency help or call Poison Control at 1-800-463-5060 immediately if you suspect an overdose.
Keep out of the reach of children.
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