What is Teva pantoprazole magnesium for?

What is Teva pantoprazole magnesium for?

Proton pump inhibitors are used to treat conditions where a reduction in stomach acid is needed, such as stomach ulcers, duodenal (intestinal) ulcers, reflux esophagitis (a severe form of heartburn), and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD; e.g., heartburn and acid regurgitation).

What are the side effects of Teva pantoprazole?

Pantoprazole side effects

  • headache.
  • diarrhea.
  • stomach pain.
  • nausea or vomiting.
  • gas.
  • dizziness.
  • joint pain.

How long does it take for Teva pantoprazole magnesium to work?

You should start to feel better within 2 to 3 days. It may take up to 4 weeks for pantoprazole to work properly so you may still have some symptoms during this time. If you bought pantoprazole without a prescription, and feel no better after 2 weeks, tell your doctor.

What are the side effects of pantoprazole magnesium 40 mg?

Side Effects

  • Blurred vision.
  • flushed, dry skin.
  • fruit-like breath odor.
  • increased hunger.
  • increased thirst.
  • increased urination.
  • stomach pain.
  • trouble breathing.

What should I eat when taking pantoprazole?

Pantoprazole oral granules should be taken 30 minutes before a meal. Do not crush, chew, or break the tablet. Swallow it whole. The oral granules should be mixed with applesauce or apple juice and given either by mouth or through a nasogastric (NG) tube.

Does pantoprazole affect your appetite?

This can lead to loss of appetite, which may cause weight loss. Your GERD symptoms should lessen after you start taking pantoprazole. This could improve your appetite. You may gain weight as you start eating like usual again.

What medicines can you not take with pantoprazole?

Do not use pantoprazole together with medicines containing rilpivirine (eg, Complera®, Edurant®, Odefsey®).