FAQs ABOUT PANPOT INJECTION
What is PANPOT INJECTION used for?
PANPOT INJECTION is used to treat peptic ulcers, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and reflux esophagitis and its associated symptoms such as acidity, heartburn, acid reflux and pain in swallowing. It can also be used to treat Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
How and when to take PANPOT INJECTION?
PANPOT INJECTION is not meant for self-administration. It will be given to you only by a doctor or a nurse into the vein (intravenously).
How long should I take PANPOT INJECTION?
You need to take PANPOT INJECTION for the stipulated duration prescribed by your doctor. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body weight and disease condition.
What are the most common side effects of receiving PANPOT INJECTION?
The most common side effects of receiving PANPOT INJECTION are dryness of mouth, constipation and flatulence. Consult your doctor if any of these side effect bothers you.
What precautions do I need to follow while receiving PANPOT INJECTION?
Before receiving PANPOT INJECTION inform your doctor if you have any liver, kidney or heart problems. You must also inform your doctor if you have weak bones or a previous history of bleeding in the gut. Consult your doctor before receiving PANPOT INJECTION if you are pregnant or breastfeeding. Regularly visit your doctor and take all the blood tests recommended by your doctor without fail.
Can I take medication for high blood pressure along with PANPOT INJECTION?
It is not advisable to take medicines to control blood pressure while receiving PANPOT INJECTION without consulting your doctor as they have known interactions with PANPOT INJECTION.
Can PANPOT INJECTION be used in pregnant women?
PANPOT INJECTION should be used in pregnant women only if it is considered necessary by the physician. Therefore, consult your doctor before receiving it.
How much PANPOT INJECTION should I take?
PANPOT INJECTION should be used only under medical supervision. Your doctor will decide the correct dose and duration of therapy for you depending upon your age, body condition and severity of the disease condition.
Can PANPOT INJECTION cause constipation?
Yes. Constipation is a common side effect of using PANPOT INJECTION. Eat plenty of fiber rich foods such as fresh fruits, vegetables, cereals as well as drink plenty of water and exercise more regularly when receiving this medicine. Contact your doctor if this side effect bothers you.
Can PANPOT INJECTION cause dry mouth?
Yes. Dry mouth is a common side effect of using PANPOT INJECTION. Contact your doctor if this side effect bothers you.