Pantaz

Main information

  • Trade name:
  • Pantaz Tablets
  • Medicine domain:
  • Humans
  • Medicine type:
  • Allopathic drug

Documents

Localization

  • Available in:
  • Pantaz Tablets
    Malaysia
  • Language:
  • English

Status

  • Source:
  • NPRA - National Pharmaceutical Regulatory Agency - Bahagian Regulatori Farmasi Negara
  • Authorization number:
  • MAL08061577
  • Last update:
  • 28-05-2018

Patient Information leaflet: composition, indications, side effects, dosage, interactions, adverse reactions, pregnancy, lactation

PANTAZ TABLETS

Pantoprazole sodium tablets (40 mg)

1

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)

What is in this leaflet

What Pantaz is used for

How Pantaz works

Before you use Pantaz

How to use Pantaz

While you are using it

Side effects

Storage

Disposal

Pantaz

suspension

Product Description

Manufacturer

Product

Registration Holder

Date of revision

What Pantaz is used for

Pantaz is used for treatment of:

Bacterial infection called

Helicobacter

pylori

in people with duodenal ulcers and

stomach ulcers in combination with two

antibiotics (Eradication therapy). The aim

is to get rid of the bacteria and so reduce

the likelihood of these ulcers returning

Stomach and duodenal ulcers

Moderate or severe reflux oesophagitis

(inflammation

oesophagus

accompanied

regurgitating

stomach acid).

How Pantaz works

Pantaz

selective

“proton

pump

inhibitor”, a medicine which reduces the

amount of acid produced in your stomach.

It is used for treating acid-related diseases

of the stomach and intestine.

Before you use Pantaz

When you must not use it

Do not take Pantaz if you:

You are allergic (hypersensitive) to

pantoprazole,

other

ingredients

(listed

section

Ingredients below)

You are taking a medicine containing

atazanavir for treatment of Human

Immunodeficiency

Virus

infection

(HIV)

have

mild

gastrointestinal

complains

such

nervous

indigestion

Before you start use it

Tell your doctor if you have any of the

following:

You have severe liver impairment

You have impaired kidney function

Prior

treatment,

possibility

cancer

gastric

ulcer

esophagus

should be excluded as the treatment with

Pantoprazole may mask the symptoms of

cancer and can thus delay diagnosis.

Taking other medicines

Please tell your doctor or pharmacist if

you are taking or have recently taken any

other medicines including those obtained

without prescription.

In particular, tell your doctor if you are

taking:

Ketoconazole

(used

treat

fungal

infections)

Atazanavir (used to treat HIV infection)

How to use Pantaz

Always take Pantaz exactly as your doctor

has told you. You should check with your

doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

tablets

must

chewed

crushed. Swallow the tablet whole with

some water.

How much to use

Adults

The usual dose is one Pantaz tablet a day.

Treatment of Erosive Esophagitis

The recommended adult oral dose is 40

mg given once daily. In individual cases

dose

doubled

particularly

when there has been no response to other

medicines.

In people with severe liver impairment the

dose has to be reduced to 1 tablet every

other

day.

Liver

enzymes

should

monitored and in the case of a rise of liver

enzymes,

treatment

should

discontinued.

40mg daily dose of pantoprazole should

not be exceeded in elderly or in people

with impaired kidney function.

When to use it

directed

your

doctor

pharmacist.

taken

either

during

before

breakfast.

How long to use it

Continue taking Pantaz for as long as your

doctor recommends.

The treatment period for stomach ulcers is

usually between 4-6 weeks. The treatment

period for duodenal ulcers is usually 2- 4

weeks.

If you forget to use it

Consult

your

doctor

pharmacist

what you should do if you forget to use it.

Take the missed dose as soon as you

remember. If it is almost time for your

next dose,

wait until then to take the

medicine and skip the missed dose. Do

not take a double dose to make up for a

forgotten dose.

If you use too much (overdose)

Contact your doctor immediately or go to

Emergency

Department

your

nearest

hospital,

think

anyone else may have taken too much of

this medicine. Do this even if there is no

signs of discomfort or poisoning. You

may need urgent medical attention.

While you are using it

Things you must do

Take

your

medicine

exactly

your

doctor has told you.

Tell

doctors

pharmacists

treating you that you are taking Pantaz.

Tell

your

doctor

immediately

become

pregnant

while

taking

this

medication.

Things you must not do

Do not stop taking the medicine unless

advised by your doctor.

PANTAZ TABLETS

Pantoprazole sodium tablets (40 mg)

2

Consumer Medication Information Leaflet (RiMUP)

Do not take any new medicines without

consulting your doctor or pharmacist.

Do not give Pantaz to anyone else, even if

they

have

same

symptoms

condition as you.

Things to be careful of

Pregnancy and breast-feeding

There are no adequate data for the use of

pantaz in pregnant women. If you are

pregnant, or think you may be pregnant,

or if you are breastfeeding, you should use

this

medicine

only

your

doctor

considers the benefit for you to be greater

than the potential risk for your unborn

child. Ask your doctor or pharmacist for

advice before taking any medicine.

Driving and using machines

experience

side

effects

like

dizziness or disturbed vision, you should

not drive or operate machinery

Side effects

Like all medicines, Pantaz can cause side

effects although not everybody gets them.

Tell

your

doctor

immediately

experience

following

symptoms after taking this medicine as

the symptoms can be severe.

Headache

Diarrhoea

Nausea

Upper abdominal pain

Flatulence

Skin rash

Itching

Dizziness

Swelling

Fever

Depression

Disturbances of vision.

report

side

effects

adverse

drug

reactions

directly

National

Centre

Adverse

Drug

Reaction Monitoring by calling Tel: 03-

78835550,

visiting

website

npra.moh.gov.my

(Public

Reporting

Medicinal Problems/ Sides Effects / AEFI

/ Vaccine Safety).

Storage and Disposal of

Pantaz

Storage

Keep

this

medicine

safe

place

where children cannot see or reach it.

Store in a dry place at a temperature not

exceeding 25°C

Protect from light

Disposal

Medicines should not be disposed of via

wastewater or household waste. Ask

your

pharmacist

dispose

medicines no longer required. These

measures

will

help

protect

environment.

Product Description

What it looks like

Light yellow, circular, biconvex, enteric

coated tablet having plain surface on both

the sides.

Ingredients

Active ingredient

Pantoprazole Sodium (40 mg)

Inactive ingredients

Yellow Iron Oxide, Polyethylene Glycol

6000 , Hydroxy Propyl Methyl Cellulose,

Dibutyl

phthalate,

crospovidone,

Titanium

Dioxide,

Sodium

Carbonate

Anhydrous,

Methocel, Calcium Stearate,

Talcum

Eudragit

100,

mannitol

Methylene Chloride , Acetone , Isopropyl

Alcohol , Purified Water.

MAL number(s):

MAL08061577AZ

Manufacturer

Medley Pharmaceuticals Limited

18&19, Zari Causeway Rd., Kachigam,

Daman, India

Regd. Office: Medley House, D2, MIDC

Area,

Andheri (East), Mumbai-400 093, India

Product Registration Holder

Unimed Sdn Bhd

53, Jalan Tembaga SD 5/2B,

Bandar Sri Damansara,

52200, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

Date of revision

12/10/2017

Serial Number:

NPRA (R4/1)091017/00267