Information about Pds 40mg Tablet
Uses / Indications: Pds 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
- Product composition:
- Pantoprazole (40mg)
Interactions / Warnings: Taking a large amount of alcohol can increase acidity and cause acid reflux in the food pipe causing heartburn. This would decrease the effect of this drug and can aggravate your underlying condition.
- Pregnancy interaction:
- Pds 40mg Tablet is probably safe to use during pregnancy.Animal studies have shown low or no adverse effect on the foetus, however, there are limited human studies. Please consult your doctor.
- Expert advice:
- Inform your doctor if you do not feel better after taking it for 14 days as you may be suffering from some other problem that needs attention. Pds can decrease magnesium levels in blood. Get your magnesium levels checked regularly. You may need a magnesium supplement or need to discontinue your medicine. Inform your doctor if you are suffering from osteoporosis as Pds can weaken your bones by decreasing calcium levels in blood. You may need a calcium supplement, preferably calcium citrate. Pds is a well-tolerated medicine and provides relief for a long time. It may take a few days to show its effect. You can take an antacid for a quick relief during this time unless your doctor has asked you not to use them. Once you start feeling better, do not stop taking your medicine. Take it for the duration as advised by your doctor
- Side Effects:
- Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.
- How to use:
- Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pds 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
- How it works:
- Pds 40mg Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
- Faq for medicine:
- What is Pds used for? : Pds is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.|Is Pds an antacid? : No, Pds is not an antacid, it belongs to a therapeutic group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It acts by decreasing acid secretion in the stomach while antacids neutralize the acid in the stomach and coat the stomach mucosa.|Is Pds safe? : Pds is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor|Is Pds a painkiller? : No, Pds is not a painkiller. It is a proton pump inhibitor which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.|Is Pds a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)? : Yes, Pds is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.|Can I take Pds forever? : Pds should not be taken for a long time unless there is an indication for the medicine. Though generally safe, certain conditions like low magnesium levels and fractures are associated with long-term use. Consult your doctor before continuing the drug for a long time as you may need to get some tests done on a regular basis.|Can I take Pds with ondansetron? : No relevant interactions have been reported between Pds and ondansetron. Consult your doctor before taking them together.|Can I take Pds with azithromycin? : No clinically relevant interactions have been reported between Pds and azithromycin so far. Consult your doctor before taking these drugs together.|Can I take Pds with Ibuprofen? : There are no interactions reported between Pds and ibuprofen when used together. However, you must consult your doctor before taking them together.|Can I take Pds with ranitidine? : Both Pds and ranitidine work by lowering the acid secretion in the stomach for stomach ulcers and heartburn. There are no interactions reported between ranitidine and Pds if used together. However, studies have also shown no additional benefit in using ranitidine along with Pds. Please Consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.|Can I take Pds with amoxicillin? : No clinically relevant interaction has been reported between Pds Pds and amoxicillin. Please check with your doctor before taking these medicines together.|Can I take Pds with antibiotics? : Various studies comparing the use of Pds while the patients were also taking different antibiotics revealed no clinically relevant interactions. However, always consult your doctor before taking Pds along with antibiotics.|Can I take Pds with levothyroxine? : Absorption (time to reach blood) of levothyroxine may be delayed if it is taken with Pds. Consult your doctor before taking both the medicines together.|Can I take Pds with other medications? : Pds can generally be taken safely with other drugs. But there are certain medications like anti-HIV drugs and anticoagulants which can have interaction with Pds and thus should not be combined or should be closely monitored when given together. Please consult your doctor if you need to take Pds with other medications.|Can I take Pds with ciprofloxacin? : There are no interactions reported between Pds and ciprofloxacin. However, this does not mean interactions cannot occur. Please consult your doctor before taking the two medicines together.|Does Pds cause hair loss? : Hair loss has not been reported with the use of Pds. If you experience excessive hair loss while taking Pds, please consult your doctor.|Does Pds cause constipation? : Both diarrhea and constipation have been reported as a common side effects of Pds in children and in adults. Consult your doctor if you experience intolerable side effects while taking Pds.|Does Pds cause weight gain? : Change in weight has been associated with Pds. Consult your doctor if you have weight gain or weight loss during Pds use.|Does Pds cause dry mouth? : Dry mouth has been reported as a side effect with Pds. Kindly consult your doctor if you have this problem while taking Pds.|Does Pds cause gas? : Flatulence (gas), abdominal distension, and bloating (fullness) have been associated with Pds use. Consult your doctor if you experience any of these symptoms.|Does Pds cause dementia? : Dementia has not been reported with Pds use. Consult your doctor if you have any symptoms of dementia.|Does Pds cause diarrhea? : Diarrhea is one of the most commonly occurring side effects with the use of Pds. Do consult your doctor if you have any such symptom.|Does Pds expire? : Yes, like any other medicine, Pds has an expiry date. Please check the expiry date mentioned on the pack before taking the medicine.|Does Pds contain aluminum or magnesium? : Pds does not commonly contain aluminum or magnesium as an excipient (additional substance) or as a coating. Please read the package insert available with the medicine for further information.
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