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Generic Protonix is a high-quality medication which is taken in treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome due to much stomach acid. This remedy acts by lowering the amount of stomach acid. It is a proton pump inhibitor.

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Also known as:  Pantoprazole.

Description

Generic Protonix is a perfect remedy against gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), Zollinger-Ellison syndrome due to much stomach acid.

This remedy acts by lowering the amount of stomach acid. It is proton pump inhibitor.

Protonix is also known as Pantoprazole, Pantosec, Pantopan, Protium, Pantozol, Pantor, Pantoloc, Astropan, Controloc, Pantecta, Inipomp, Ulcepraz.

Generic name of Generic Protonix is Pantoprazole.

Brand name of Generic Protonix is Protonix.

Dosage

The dosage of Generic Protonix depends on the type of your disease and health state.

Take Generic Protonix long-acting tablets orally, 1-2 times a day with or without food.

Take Generic Protonix at the same time every day with water.

If you want to achieve most effective results do not stop taking Generic Protonix suddenly.

Overdose

If you overdose Generic Protonix and you don't feel good you should visit your doctor or health care provider immediately.

Storage

Store at room temperature between 15 and 30 degrees C (59 and 86 degrees F) away from moisture, light and heat. Throw away any unused medicine after the expiration date. Keep out of the reach of children.

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Do not take Generic Protonix if you are allergic to Generic Protonix components.

Do not take Generic Protonix if you're pregnant or you plan to have a baby, or you are a nursing mother.

Be careful with Generic Protonix if you are taking iron (such as Femiron, Feosol, Mol-Iron, Fergon); blood thinner such as warfarin (Coumadin); ketoconazole (such as Nizoral), ampicillin (such as Principen, Omnipen).

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Pantoprazole did not appear to impede normal everyday activities, including car driving, and thus can be administered without special precautions in this regard.

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320 duodenal ulcer outpatients have been enrolled in three open, prospective controlled trials. Hp infection was confirmed by Giemsa stain and Rut. In Trial I, 52 cases received 20 mg omeprazole + 2 x 250 mg clarithromycin + 2 x 500 mg tinidazole (OCT), 48 patients were given 20 mg omeprazole, 2 x 1000 mg amoxicillin + 2 x 500 mg metronidazole (OAM) for 7 days; in Trial II, 48 cases received 40 mg pantoprazole + 2 x 1000 mg amoxicillin + 2 x 500 mg clarithromycin (PAC) for 7 days and 5l cases 2 x 400 mg ranitidin bismuth citrate + 2 x 500 mg clarithromycin for 14 days (RBC-C); in Trial III, 60 cases were treated with 2 x 30 mg lansoprazole + 2 x 250 mg clarithromycin + 2 x 500 mg metronidazole and 6l patients received 2 x 400 mg ranitidin bismuth citrate+2 x 250 mg clarithromycin + 2 x 500 mg metronidazole (RBC-CM). The patients were controlled within 4-6 weeks by endoscopy in trials I-II and 13C-urea breath test in trial III.

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This was a retrospective study of 165 consecutive in-patients identified as receiving pantoprazole from December 2004 to March 2005. Only patients receiving IV pantoprazole were included (n = 78). Data collected included demographics, indication and dosing of pantoprazole, admitting team (surgery vs. medicine), and risk factors for stress ulcers.

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Pantoprazole does not induce CYP1A2 activity, consistent with previous findings following theophylline administration, nor does it have any influence on N-acetyl-transferase or xanthine oxidase activity.

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Proton pump inhibitors promote inhibition of H+ K+ ATPase in neutrophils, resulting in cationic flow disturbances through the cellular membrane that, consequently, inhibit migratory and intracellular events such as calcium influx and p38 MAP Kinase activation.

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Gastric pH was higher in the pantoprazole group. In the fundus, the pantoprazole group had a higher measurement of breaking strength and a higher proportion of type-I over type-III collagen on the 7th postoperative day. In the body, the pantoprazole group had a higher proportion of type-I over type-III collagen on the 4th and 7th postoperative days.

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15 months after Hp treatment the Hp IgG antibody titre had decreased to 11 U/ml. The autoimmune gastritis had healed, and autoaggressive inflammatory infiltrates with focal destruction of corpus glands and hypertrophy of the parietal cells were no longer detectable.

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Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) is a chronic, recurrent disease that affects nearly 19 million people in the US. The mainstay of therapy for GERD is acid suppression. Proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) are the most effective medication for both initial treatment and maintenance therapy of GERD. Pantoprazole, a first-generation PPI, was approved by the FDA in 2000 for the treatment of erosive esophagitis associated with GERD. It has been used in more than 100 different countries worldwide. It is one of the few PPIs available in multiple forms: a delayed-release oral capsule, oral suspension, and intravenous. Pantoprazole been shown to improve acid reflux-related symptoms, heal esophagitis, and improve health-related quality of life more effectively than histamine-2 receptor antagonists. Evaluated in over 100 clinical trials, pantoprazole has an excellent safety profile, is as efficacious as other PPIs, and has a low incidence of drug interactions. It has also been shown to be safe and effective in special patient populations, such as the elderly and those with renal or moderate liver disease.

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Retrospectively, 683 consecutive patients suspected for GERD who underwent pH-metry/impedance measurement (pH/MII) were analyzed. All patients had previously undergone standard PPI treatment (e.g., pantoprazole 40 mg/d or comparable). Four hundred sixty patients were at least 10 d off PPIs (group A), whereas 223 patients were analyzed during their ongoing PPI therapy (group B). In addition, all patients completed a standardized symptom- and lifestyle-based questionnaire, including the therapeutic response to previous PPI trials on a 10-point scale. Uni- and multivariance analyses were performed to identify criteria associated with positive therapeutic response to PPIs.

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Ratios and 90 % standard confidence interval of geometric means for C max (1.03 [0.91-1.16]), AUC0-∞ (1.03 [0.89-1.19]) and renal clearance (0.96 [0.85-1.09]) were all within the pre-specified range of 0.8-1.25, indicating a lack of drug-drug interaction between pantoprazole and rosuvastatin.

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Patients were 68.8 +/- 8.6 years old when they presented with severe hypomagnesaemia, having been on PPI therapy for a mean of 8.3 +/- 3.5 years. Eight patients were on diuretics at initial presentation. There was significant morbidity as eight patients remained on PPI therapy after presentation for a mean of 2.75 +/- 1.54 years. There were 18 emergency hospital admissions with severe hypomagnesaemia. Oral and parenteral magnesium supplements were relatively ineffective at correcting the problem, but stopping PPI therapy lead to prompt resolution of the hypomagnesaemia (within 2 weeks in five carefully monitored patients), with symptomatic benefit. Hypomagnesaemia recurred if PPI therapy was re-introduced because of troublesome dyspepsia. However, pantoprazole, the least potent PPI, largely relieved dyspepsia and hypomagnesaemia did not inevitably develop when combined with oral magnesium supplements.

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Tramadol and meperidine are frequently prescribed medications in the management of oncologic patients. The pharmacologic interaction of these two drugs may induce mental disturbance. This was demonstrated by our case of a 39-year-old woman with gastric mucosa associated lymphoid tissue lymphoma (MALToma), stage III after chemotherapy. She was admitted to our medical ward with the complaint of abdominal pain. Pantoprazole 40 mg and tramadol 150 mg daily were prescribed with intravenous route after hospitalization. Two days later, the patient developed transient visual hallucinations and disorientation after additional injection of meperidine (25 mg). Six hours later, catatonic features appeared. The duty doctor stopped all the medications. Two days later, the catatonic features disappeared. From the clinical course, we suggest that the catatonia was caused by drug interactions between tramadol and meperidine. The pharmacodynamic mechanism might be related to the dopamine and serotonin systems.

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These results imply that the two formulations of pantoprazole can be assumed to be equipotent. Hence, the intravenous formulation of pantoprazole could be considered as an alternative route of administration.

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To study the pharmacokinetics of three proton pump inhibitors, omeprazole, lansoprazole, and pantoprazole, as well as any potential influence on CYP1A2 activity (measured by means of rate of caffeine metabolism) of these compounds at single dose and repeated dose administration.

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800 patients with GI complaints during NSAID treatment were randomized to pantoprazole 20 mg once daily or placebo for 4 weeks in this double-blind, multicenter trial. Assessments included the difference in cumulated overall symptom Sinequan User Reviews load of any GI complaint during treatment (primary endpoint), proportion of days without GI symptoms, and influence of risk factors such as gender, age, alcohol consumption, smoking, Helicobacter pylori status, and GNB3 genotype SNP rs5443 (825C>T) on symptom load.

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To compare the efficacy of lansoprazole and pantoprazole in treatment of active Zovirax Syrup duodenal ulcer and Helicobacterpylori eradication.

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In all four studies, esomeprazole 40 mg OD Motilium Dosage Adults maintained intragastric pH greater than 4 for a significantly higher mean percentage of the 24-h period compared with all other proton pump inhibitors (PPIs) on days 1 (esomeprazole 40.6% versus lansoprazole 33.4%, P=0.0182; esomeprazole 50.3% versus pantoprazole 29.1%, P<0.001; esomeprazole 41.0% versus rabeprazole 29.4%, P=0.002) and 5 (esomeprazole 57.7% versus lansoprazole 44.5%, P<0.0001; esomeprazole 69.8% versus omeprazole 43.7%, P<0.0001; esomeprazole 67.0% versus pantoprazole 44.8%, P<0.001; esomeprazole 59.4% versus rabeprazole 44.5%, P<0.0001). Higher 24-h median pH and a higher proportion of patients with intragastric pH greater than 4 for greater than or equal to 12 h and 16 h were reported with esomeprazole 40 mg OD than with all the other PPIs in each study.

protonix oral dosage 2015-09-11

Parasitic diseases are still a major health problem in developing countries. In our effort to find new antiparasitic agents, in this Paxil 30mg Reviews Letter we report the in vitro antiprotozoal activity of omeprazole, lansoprazole, rabeprazole and pantoprazole against Trichomonas vaginalis, Giardia intestinalis and Entamoeba histolytica. Molecular modeling studies were an important tool to highlight the potential antiprotozoal activity of these drugs. Experimental evaluations revealed a strong activity for all compounds tested. Rabeprazole and pantoprazole were the most active compounds, having IC(50) values in the nanomolar range, which were even better than metronidazole, the drug of choice for these parasites.

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While maintaining pantoprazole, we switched the tablet L-T4 (150 g/day) to a soft gel capsule (125 μg/day; Tirosint® capsule, IBSA, Lugano, Switzerland) and after 2 months, to 100 μg/day. Serum TSH was lower than under the equivalent regimens with the tablet: 0.5 versus 2.4 mU/L (125 μg/day) and 2.4 versus 4.4 to 6.5 mU/L (100 μg/day). Upon switching back to the tablet (100 μg/day), serum TSH increased to 3.2 and 4.7 mU/L and then dropped to 2.7-3.0 mU/L when the dose was increased to 125 μg/day. We also acutely evaluated the intestinal absorption of L-T4 by administering 600 μg LT4 as a tablet or soft gel capsule while maintaining pantoprazole. Pharmacokinetic indices showed better and faster absorption for the soft gel capsule versus tablet (area under the curve [AUC]0-4h = 16,240 vs. 10,960 nmol/L x 4 hours, maximum absorption [Cmax] = 108 vs. 73 nmol/L, and time of maximum absorption [Tmax] = 120 minutes vs. 180 Cutting Cialis Tablets minutes).

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Previous studies have shown that one-week triple therapy consisting of omeprazole, clarithromycin and amoxycillin may cure Helicobacter pylori infection in the vast majority of patients. The present study was designed to test the hypothesis that a triple therapy with pantoprazole, clarithromycin and amoxycillin cures the infection in > or Effexor Max Dosage = 80% of duodenal ulcer patients infected with H. pylori.

protonix medication price 2016-09-24

In conformational analysis, the systematic search method completely maps the space but suffers from the combinatorial explosion problem because Shallaki Drug the number of conformations increases exponentially with the number of free rotation angles. This study introduces a new methodology of conformational analysis that controls the combinatorial explosion. It is based on a dimensional reduction of the system through the use of principal component analysis. The results are exactly the same as those obtained for the complete search but, in this case, the number of conformations increases only quadratically with the number of free rotation angles. The method is applied to a series of three drugs: omeprazole, pantoprazole, lansoprazole-benzimidazoles that suppress gastric-acid secretion by means of H+, K+-ATPase enzyme inhibition.

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The purpose of this study was to thoroughly characterize the efflux transporters involved in the intestinal permeability of the oral microtubule polymerization inhibitor colchicine and to evaluate the role of these transporters in limiting its oral absorption. The effects of P-glycoprotein (P-gp), multidrug resistance-associated protein 2 (MRP2), and breast cancer resistance protein (BCRP) inhibitors on colchicine bidirectional permeability were studied across Caco-2 cell monolayers, inhibiting one versus multiple transporters simultaneously. Colchicine permeability was then investigated in different regions of the rat small intestine by in situ single-pass perfusion. Correlation with the P-gp/MRP2 expression level throughout different intestinal segments was investigated by immunoblotting. P-gp inhibitors [N-(4-[2-(1,2,3,4-tetrahydro-6,7-dimethoxy-2-isoquinolinyl)ethyl]-phenyl)-9,10-dihydro-5-methoxy-9-oxo-4-acridine carboxamide (GF120918), verapamil, and quinidine], and MRP2 inhibitors [3-[[3-[2-(7-chloroquinolin-2-yl)vinyl]phenyl]-(2-dimethylcarbamoylethylsulfanyl)methylsulfanyl] propionic acid (MK571), indomethacin, and p-aminohippuric acid (p-AH)] significantly increased apical (AP)-basolateral (BL) and decreased BL-AP Caco-2 transport in a concentration-dependent manner. No effect was obtained by the BCRP inhibitors fumitremorgin C (FTC) and pantoprazole. P-gp/MRP2 inhibitors combinations greatly reduced colchicine mucosal secretion, including complete abolishment of efflux (GF120918/MK571). Colchicine displayed low (versus metoprolol) and constant permeability along the rat small-intestine. GF120918 significantly increased colchicine permeability in the ileum with no effect in the jejunum, whereas MK571 augmented jejunal permeability without changing the ileal transport. The GF120918/MK571 combination caused an effect similar to that of MK571 alone in the jejunum and to that of GF120918 alone in the ileum. P-gp expression followed a gradient increasing from proximal to distal segments, whereas MRP2 decreased from proximal to distal small intestinal regions. Overall, it was revealed that the combined effect of P-gp and MRP2, but not BCRP, dominates colchicine transepithelial transport, leading to complete coverage of the entire small intestine, and makes the efflux transport dominate the intestinal permeability process.

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MEDLINE (1946 to September 2014), EMBASE (1974 to September 2014), International Pharmaceutical Abstracts (1970 to September 2014), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials (1991 to September 2014), Google, and Google Scholar were searched using the following terms: esophageal varices, gastroesophageal varices, variceal hemorrhage, variceal bleeding, banding ligation, endoscopic variceal ligation, sclerotherapy, proton pump inhibitor, PPI, omeprazole, pantoprazole, lansoprazole, dexlansoprazole, rabeprazole, and esomeprazole.

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A fast and reproducible reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) assay method has been developed for the simultaneous quantitation of omeprazole, lansoprazole, and pantoprazole. The three compounds were monitored at 280 nm using Zorbax Eclipse XDB C8 (5 microns, 150 cm x 4.6 mm i.d.) and a mobile phase consisting of 700:300 phosphate buffer:acetonitrile with the pH adjusted to 7.0 with phosphoric acid. The method was used to study the effect of pH and various salts on the stability of the three compounds. The pH rate profile curve showed that pantoprazole was the most stable compound and lansoprazole the least stable. The stabilities of the compounds in salt solutions were found to be in the following order: phosphate buffer < trisodium citrate < citrate buffer < or = acetate buffer < citric acid < or = monosodium citrate < or = calcium carbonate < sodium bicarbonate < sodium chloride < water. The rate of degradation had a direct relationship with the H+ and salt concentration.

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The efficacy of omeprasol and pantoprasol was studied during treatment of gastropathy induced by non-steroid anti-inflammatory drugs. It was found that in treatment of gastropathy the pantoprasol seems to be more effective than omeprasol. Pantoprasol was more active for shortening the time of clinical symptoms disappearance, improves the state of the gastric mucous barrier and inreases the rate of gastroduodenal lesion healing.

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In 249 patients with acute symptomatic reflux esophagitis grade II and III (Savary-Miller classification), we compared the efficacy and safety of pantoprazole, a newly developed proton pump inhibitor given at a once-daily dose of 40 mg, with a standard dose of the H2 receptor antagonist ranitidine (150 mg b.i.d.) in a randomized, double-blind, multicenter study. Complete healing was achieved after 4 and 8 weeks of therapy (protocol-correct) in 69 and 82% (pantoprazole) and 57 and 67% (ranitidine), respectively (p = 0.054 at 4 weeks and p < 0.01 at 8 weeks). The predominant symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux, i.e., heartburn and acid eructation, were more effectively reduced in pantoprazole- than in ranitidine-treated patients. The frequency of adverse events was low and did not differ between the two treatment groups. We conclude that pantoprazole is superior to ranitidine in the acute treatment of reflux esophagitis.