Pantocid DSR Capsule is prescribed to treat conditions like acidity, heartburn, gastric ulcer, Helicobacter pylori infection, Gastroesophageal reflux disease, etc. Get to know how Pantocid DSR works, its side effects, precautions, and contraindications where Pantocid DSR is not suggested.
About Pantocid DSR Capsule
Pantocid DSR Capsule is a proton-pump inhibitor drug. It is a branded medicine manufactured and marketed by Sun Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd in India. Pantocid DSR Capsule is used for acidity, heartburn, gastric ulcer, Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), gastrin-secreting tumor, intestinal ulcer, oesophageal mucosal injury, benign gastric ulcer, benign duodenal ulcer, oesophagus inflammation, stomach ulcers and other conditions.
How Pantocid DSR Capsule works?
Mechanism of action is by aiding the reduction of acid quantity in the stomach and intestine, thereby relieving from acid-related indigestion and heartburn.
Pantocid DSR Capsule – Composition and Active Ingredients
Pantocid DSR Capsule is composed of the following active ingredients:
- Pantoprazole – 40 MG
- Domperidone – 30 MG
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Pantocid DSR Capsule Uses and Benefits
Pantocid DSR Capsule is beneficial to treat a variety of acid issues as discussed below:
Pantocid DSR Capsule is effective in treating gastric ulcers which are characterized by a sore in the stomach lining or duodenum.
Pantocid DSR Capsule is very beneficial for severe kind of ulcers
Pantocid DSR Capsule is effective in treating peptic ulcers which develops on the lining of the stomach, esophagus, and small intestine.
Esophageal Mucosal Injury
Esophageal Mucosal Injury is an injury caused by GERD (Gastro-oesophageal Reflux Disease), which leads to increase in gastric juice to the esophagus (food pipe or gullet). However, it can be treated with Pantocid.
Gastrinoma/ Gastrin Secreting Tumor
Pantocid DSR Capsule helps to cure Gastrinomas at their early stage and does save you from hazards of cancer.
Pantocid DSR Capsule during Pregnancy
Pregnancy induces a surge of various hormones, which may lead to various imbalances in the body including frequent acid refluxes and gastric issues. It is strongly advised to use this medicine with proper advice from your Doctor.
Helicobacter pylori Infection
Pantocid DSR Capsule is very useful in treating Helicobacter pylori infection. Helicobacter pylori are bacteria spiral in shape, which grows in the digestive tract and infects stomach linings.
Pantocid DSR Capsule is used to treat Zollinger-Ellison Syndrome which is a condition where an excessive amount of acid is produced in the stomach due to tumors in the small intestines.
Side Effects of Pantocid DSR Capsule
When some drug is used to cure some kind of health problems, along with its intended benefits there is a chance of getting few unwanted side effects too. Some patients may get some side effects as mentioned here. If you suffer them and they don’t reduce in a short period, then it is strongly recommended to consult your Doctor for proper medical attention. You Doctor would make changes in your medication, and dosage accordingly.
- Dry mouth
- Muscle pains
- Blurred vision
- Tenderness of Breast
- Gastric problem
- Irregular Menstruation
Contraindications for Pantocid DSR Capsule
Do not take Pantocid DSR Capsule if you are suffering from the following condition:
Pantocid DSR Capsule is not prescribed for use in patients who have a known history of following conditions
- Allergy to Pantocid DSR Capsule and its ingredients
- Atrophic gastritis
- Interstitial nephritis
- Low amount of magnesium in the blood
- Broken bone
- Clostridium difficile bacteria related colitis
- Inadequate vitamin B12
Pantocid DSR Capsule Dosage
It is not an OTC (over-the-counter) medicine and does require a prescription from a qualified doctor.
Precautions before taking Pantocid DSR Capsule
- Take Pantocid DSR Capsule only if prescribed by the physician
- Do not consume alcohol while taking Pantocid DSR Capsule; it can increase the risk of stomach damage.
- It is recommended not to consume any alcohol at least for 3 days from the day of your last dose of this medicine
- Take full course of treatment
- Tell your doctor if you are taking any medicine
- Tell your doctor if you are suffering from any disease
- Do not take Pantocid DSR Capsule if you are allergic to any of the ingredients of this medicine or any of their excipients
- Do not take this Pantocid DSR Capsule after the expiry date stated on the carton package
- Keep this medicine out of the reach of children.
Excess usage of the drug or in high quantity might result in unwanted and adverse side effects. If used any uneven amount of drug, or if you suffer any side effects, it is advised to consult your doctor for immediate medical attention.
If a regular dose is missed, then take it earliest possible, and if it is nearing the next dosage time, then skip the missed one and carry on with next regular dose. Never use extra doses.
It is not recommended in pregnancy, but if have to use it then it is strongly recommended to use with proper advice from your Doctor to avoid any side effects.
Pantocid DSR Capsule is not known to cause any harm to the fetus, but should only be used after consultation with your physician.
Pantocid DSR Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Before taking Pantocid DSR Capsule consult your physician.
Pantocid DSR Capsule – Drug Interactions
If you use other over the counter products or other drugs at the same time, the effects of the Pantocid DSR Capsule may change. This may increase your risk for side-effects or cause your drug not to work properly.
If you are using any kind of medicine, or any supplements like herbal, or vitamin supplements for any kind of health problems, let your Doctor know about your course of medicines or any health products you are using to avoid any unwanted side effects. You doctor would adjust the dosage accordingly.
Pantocid DSR Capsule may interact with the following medicines and products:
Substitutes for Pantocid DSR Capsule
Here is the List of substitute’s medicines which have the same composition, strength, and form as Pantocid DSR Capsule:
- Paridon D 30 Mg/40 Mg Tablet Sr – Symbiosis Labs
- Dyspan DSR Capsule – Gracious Pharmaceuticals
- Panage D 30Mg/40Mg Capsule Sr – Rion Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
- Pantofer DSR Capsule – Biophar Lifesciences Pvt Ltd
- Pantakind-Dsr Capsule – Mankind Pharma Ltd
- Pantofresh-DSR Capsule – Samarth Life Sciences Pvt Ltd
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Dr. Kaleem Mohammed graduated as a Bachelor of Physiotherapy in 2014 from Deccan College of Physiotherapy, affiliated to Dr. N.T.R. University of Health Sciences, Vijayawada, India. Dr. Kaleem is an expert at handling physiotherapy needs of patients suffering from orthopedic and spinal conditions and post-surgery rehabilitation. Dr. Kaleem is associated with HealthClues since its inception where he facilitates diagnosis and advanced consultation with senior doctors. He is also a medical researcher and prolific writer who loves sharing insightful commentaries and useful tips to educate the patient community about fitness, treatment options, and post-treatment recovery.