Find out detailed description, uses, directions of use, side effects, warnings and precautions, frequently asked questions about PAN-D
Pan-D Capsule PR is a prescription medicine used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease (Acid reflux) and peptic ulcer disease by relieving the symptoms of acidity such as indigestion, heartburn, stomach pain, or irritation.
Pan-D Capsule PR also neutralizes the acid in the stomach and promotes easy passage of gas to reduce stomach discomfort. It is taken without food in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. The dose you are given will depend on your condition and how you respond to the medicine. You should keep taking Pan-D Capsule PR for as long as your doctor recommends. If you stop treatment too early your symptoms may come back and your condition may worsen. Let your healthcare team know about all other medications you are taking as some may affect, or be affected by this medicine.
Pan-D Capsule PR is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Pantoprazole. Domperidone is a prokinetic which works on the upper digestive tract to increase the movement of the stomach and intestines, allowing the food to move more easily through the stomach. Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in the relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Common side effects of Pan-D
Q. What is Pan-D Capsule PR?
Pan-D Capsule PR is a combination of two medicines: Domperidone and Pantoprazole. This combination is used to treat acidity, heartburn or Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD); a condition where the acid in the stomach flows back up into the food pipe (esophagus). It is also used to treat gastric and duodenal ulcers. On the other hand, Domperidone helps to control vomiting. It increases the movement of the stomach and intestines which allows the food to move more easily through the stomach.
Q. Is it safe to use Pan-D Capsule PR?
Pan-D Capsule PR is safe for most of the patients. However, in some patients, it may cause common side effects like diarrhea, stomach pain, flatulence, dryness in the mouth, dizziness, headache, and other uncommon and rare side effects. If you experience any persistent problem while taking this medication, inform your doctor.
Q. Can I take alcohol while taking Pan-D Capsule PR?
No, alcohol intake is not advised with Pan-D Capsule PR. Alcohol itself does not affect the working of this medicine, but it can increase acid production. This may further cause the worsening of your symptoms.
Q. Can I stop taking Pan-D Capsule PR if I feel better?
If you have been taking Pan-D Capsule PR for a long time, stopping it abruptly may lead to increased acid production, thereby worsening your symptoms. Therefore, you must discuss any dose changes with your doctor.
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