Pentosec 40mg Tablet Description:
Pentosec 40mg Tablet is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach which helps in relief of acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Pentosec 40mg Tablet is used in the treatment of acidity, heartburn and stomach ulcers.
Nausea, Headache, Abdominal pain, Constipation, Flatulence, Diarrhoea.
Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Pentosec 40mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
What is Pentosec used for?
Pentosec is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Is Pentosec an antacid?
No, Pentosec is not an antacid, it belongs to a therapeutic group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It acts by decreasing acid secretion in the stomach while antacids neutralize the acid in the stomach and coat the stomach mucosa.
Is Pentosec safe?
Pentosec is relatively safe if taken in prescribed dose for prescribed duration as advised by your doctor
Is Pentosec a painkiller?
No, Pentosec is not a painkiller. It is a proton pump inhibitor which is used for the treatment of conditions like heartburn, acid regurgitation, and stomach ulcers.
Is Pentosec a proton pump inhibitor (PPI)?
Yes, Pentosec is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI) which inhibits the secretion of hydrochloric acid in the stomach.
Can I take Pentosec forever?
Pentosec should not be taken for a long time unless the