Patient Advisor®
DRUG NAME: PROTONIX (pantoprazole sodium) 40 mg delayed release tablets
INDICATIONS FOR USE: For the Short-Term Treatment of Erosive Esophagitis
Associated with Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD).
In order to assist you with your patient counseling we recommend the use
of the following Patient Advisory Label(s) when you dispense Protonix:

Research: The package insert states: “Patients should becautioned that Protonix Delayed-Release Tablets should not be split, crushed or chewed.” The extended effect will be diminished Research: “Administration of pantoprazole with food may delay its absorption up to 2 hours or longer; however, the Cmax and the extent of pantoprazole absorption (AUC) are not altered. Thus, pantoprazole may be taken without regard to timing of meals.”.
Research: This label is suggested due to the concern that a patient may be taking other OTC H2RAs such as Axid AR,Pepcid AC, Tagamet, and Zantac.
Research: This label is considered the “universal” counseling label that informs the patient to follow the physician’s instructionsin order to obtain the desired therapeutic outcome.
Please Note: The Patient Advisor® is intended to provide the healthcare professional with easily accessible,
practical drug counseling information to use when verbally communicating about a particular drug with a
patient. The information printed here is designed to assist, not replace, professional judgement. Professional
judgement must always be used when considering what type of information is to be supplied to the patient.
The author, manufacturer or distributor make no claims regarding proper use of this information.

References available upon request. To obtain Labels or other Patient Counseling Information: P.O. Box 290616 • Wethersfield, CT 06129-0616 • Phone: 860-563-1223 Fax: 860-563-1650 • or on the Web: www.rjhealthsystems.com
R•J Health Systems, Inc. (RJHS) September 2000
R • J Patient Advisor
Patient Advisor®
PROTONIX (pantoprazole)
Be sure to read all this information and contact your doctor or
pharmacist if you have any questions that are not answered here.

To treat certain types of ulcers and conditions in which the stomach produces
too much acid.
• Take this medication exactly as your doctor has instructed.
• Take this medication once daily, usually in the morning, as directed by your • This medication should be swallowed whole. DO NOT CHEW, CRUSH, or IMPORTANT INFORMATION TO REMEMBER:
• Call your doctor if your stomach pain continues or becomes worse.
• If stomach pain occurs between doses, ask your doctor or pharmacist about taking an antacid such as Mylanta or Maalox.
• Follow the diet your doctor has outlined. Alcoholic beverages, certain foods and medications (including aspirin and ibuprofen) may irritate the stomach.
• This medication may cause dizziness or lightheadedness. DO NOT drive a car, operate dangerous machinery or participate in activities that require you to be alert or clear-headed. • DO NOT stop your medication abruptly or change the amount taken without first talking with your doctor or pharmacist.
• Talk with your doctor or pharmacist before taking a Non-Prescription drug. Some may affect this medicine or aggravate your condition.
• KEEP in a cool, dry place. DO NOT keep in your bathroom medicine cabinet or a cabinet above the stove. Heat or moisture may cause the medication to break down.
• KEEP all medicines out of the reach of children.
Headache, dizziness, lightheadedness, diarrhea or constipation, nausea,
vomiting, rash.
If you miss a dose, take it as soon as possible. BUT if it is almost time for the
next dose, DO NOT take the missed dose or DO NOT DOUBLE the next dose.
Instead, continue with your regular dosing schedule.
R•J Health Systems, Inc. (RJHS) September 2000
R • J Patient Advisor

Source: http://www.rjhealthsystems.com/info/protonix.pdf


Was ist bei Kindern zu berücksichtigen? Gebrauchsinformation Zur Anwendung von Neuroplant® 300 mg N liegen keine ausreichenden Untersuchungen vor. Lesen Sie die gesamte Packungsbeilage/Gebrauchsinformation sorgfältig Es darf deshalb bei Kindern unter 12 Jahren nicht angewendet werden. durch, bevor Sie mit der Einnahme dieses Arzneimittels beginnen. 2.2 Besondere Vorsicht

© 2010-2018 Modern Medicine