pantoprazole


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pan·to·pra·zole

 (păn-tō′prə-zōl′)
n.
A proton pump inhibitor drug, C16H15F2N3O4S, used in the form of its sodium salt to treat esophagitis caused by gastroesophageal reflux disease and other disorders associated with excess gastric acid secretion.

[panto-, origin unknown + -prazole, antiulcer drug suff.; see omeprazole.]
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pantoprazole

n pantoprazol m
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One of the most commonly used PPIs is pantoprazole. PPIs are generally considered safer and more efficacious than H2 blockers as antiulcer agents [1, 2].
It was discovered through the research that people who used the product were a third less likely to get tuberculosis than those on similar drugs, omeprazole or pantoprazole.
Most PPI users were administered omeprazole (n=30; 65%); pantoprazole was selected in eleven (24%) patients (Table 1).
In the six-year observational study, researchers found that people taking the highest recommended doses of a PPI had a 21 percent higher stroke risk, compared with similar adults who did not take PPIs Taking a high dose of pantoprazole (Protonix) was associated with the highest risk of stroke.
But a study presented at the annual Digestive Disease Week found significant upper GI events were much more common in patients who took famotidine (Protonix), a histamine-2 receptor antagonist ([H.sub.2]RA), compared with those who took pantoprazole (Pepcid), a PPI, as a preventive treatment.
PPIs include dexlansoprazole (Dexilant[R]), esomeprazole (Nexium[R]), lansoprazole (Prevacid[R]), omeprazole (Prilosec[R], Zegerid[R]), pantoprazole (Protonix[R]), and rabeprazole (Aciphex[R]).
Five PPIs are licensed for use in the UK, including esomeprazole, lansoprazole, omeprazole, pantoprazole and rabeprazole.
Till April this year, even commonly available medicines like Amoxycillin and Dicloxacillin capsules ( Moxincloxa capsules) used as antibiotics, Pantoprazole, a gastric medicine, Diclofenac sodium tablets used for inflammation and pain were found to be substandard.
Pantoprazole (5-(difluoromethoxy)-2-[(3,4-dimethoxy-2-pyridyl)methylsulfinyl]1H-benzimidazole, PTZ, Figure 1(a)) is a selective long-acting proton pump inhibitor [1].
The company will initially focus on Zurcal (pantoprazole), Riopan (Magaldrate + Dimeticone) Faktu (Policresulen, Cinchocaine hydrochloride), and Albothyl (Policresulen).
He was started with intravenous (IV) fluids and injection pantoprazole 40mg IV bid dosage.