Pan (Pantoprazole) is a prescription drug used to treat acidity, heartburn, intestinal and stomach ulcers. It reduces amount of acid in the stomach and thereby relieves acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Manufacturer : Ulticare (Alkem Laboratories Ltd)
Strengths available : 20mg, 40mg
Storage : Store at temperature between 15°C – 25°C.
Usual adult dose when used as antipyretic and analgesic is 500-1000 mg / day (up to 3 g) were divided into 3 admission.
In myocardial infarction, as well as for secondary prevention in patients after myocardial infarction – 40-325 mg 1 time a day (usually 160 mg). As an inhibitor of platelet aggregation – a dose of 300-325 mg / day, for a long time. At the dynamic circulatory disorders in men, cerebral thromboembolism, including to prevent a recurrence – 325 mg / day with gradual increase to a maximum of 1 g / day. For prevention of thrombosis or occlusion of the aortic shunt – by 325 mg every 7 h after intranasal gastric tube set, and then – through the mouth to 325 mg 3 times a day (usually in combination with dipyridamole, which abolished after 1 week, continuing the long-term treatment with Pan).
Common side effects are Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.