24 Nov 2010
Diarrhea is a common side effect of Protonix whether you have gastrectomy or not.
Protonix is in a group of drugs called proton pump inhibitors. It decreases the amount of acid produced in the stomach.
Protonix is used to treat erosive esophagitis (damage to the esophagus from stomach acid), and other conditions involving excess stomach acid such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.
- Protonix Information for Consumers
- Protonix Information for Healthcare Professionals (includes dosage details)
- Side Effects of Protonix (detailed)
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Will it increase the diarrhea symptons?
1 answer • 24 Sep 2009
My wife is on Protonix but the health insurance Co. we are considering for next year does not have Protonix on its formulary.
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I want to know what I can substitute for protonix I was prescribed this last week and I don't know if it is going to work.
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