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How Long Until Pantoprazole Starts To work??

Posted 24 Feb 2013 7 answers

I am 33 weeks pregnant with horrible acid reflux. It has gotten so bad that only water & applesauce will not hurt my stomach. My OB/GYN put me on 20 mg of Protonix, since it was the only medication that had helped my reflux in the past. I have been taking it for 2 days now, and was wondering...... read more

Can you just stop taking Protonix?

Posted 29 Dec 2012 8 answers

The PPI Protonix has created stomach polyps and I have been on it for 10 years with no pain. Then I developed pain in my esophagus and back 6 weeks ago and had an endoscopy that showed irratation and polyps. I have been on carafate for 2 weeks which has eased my pain. I want to quit the the PPI... read more

What drugs are similar to protonix?

Posted 8 Apr 2012 1 answer

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.

How long does it take for pantoprazole (Protonix) to be out of your system?

Posted 3 Dec 2017 1 answer

We are concerned that a recent and fairly sudden bout of disorientation, confusion and hallucinations could be caused from using pantoprazole for 6 months. We are discontinuing use and want to know how long this drug remains in the body?

Can I take protonix with zantac?

Posted 22 Jan 2016 3 answers

Hello, I've recently been prescribed with protonix and I haven't got the full effect of it yet. Could I take zantac at night (to get sleep) while waiting for the protonix to kick in?

Does Gastritis go away?

Posted 23 Feb 2015 5 answers

I was diagnosed in December with Gastritis, and since then have had two bouts of nausea and burping since then. I was just put on Protonix for 2 months. I have been trying to eat a bland diet. My question is, will it go away? I'm afraid of having this the rest of my life and being on a bland... read more

Protonix - how long does this take to work.

Posted 30 Jul 2012 3 answers

I was given after my knee surgery, I'm guessing as a coating for my stomach because I was given dilauded for pain. I didn't take the protonix at first but started waking up with nausea so I started taking it, I'm still getting the nauseau does the protonix take time to work

Protonics - Is there a generic that truly works the same?

Posted 13 Apr 2010 1 answer

Since childhood, I've suffered with ulcers, gastritous, and now have barrets. I even had surgery but nothing works but protonics. My insurance will not pay for it and I've tried some generics only to find myself back in the emergency room. Is there truly a generic version to protonics?

What is the best way to stop taking Protonix after using for 3 years?

Posted 23 Aug 2017 1 answer

I have been on Protonix for 3 years and read it is not good to just stop taking this drug. What is the safest way to get off of Protonix after this length of time?

Could nausea be caused by Protonix / Pantoprazole?

Posted 30 May 2015 1 answer

I was diagnosed with an ulcer about 5 weeks ago and have been on protonix 40mg religiously every morning. I had on and off stomach pains accompanied by some strong nausea that just bounced back and forth. Now after several weeks my pain is pretty much gone but I'm still nauseas on and off like... read more

GERD for 3 years with tests. Variety of prescriptions. Now on Protonix. Not working. Any help?

Posted 10 Feb 2010 9 answers

3 years ago I woke up one morning with a tightening in my throat followed by a constricting feeling below my breastbone, pain in the back of my left arm above my elbow, pain in my jaw, a very hot sweat and EXTREME discomfort. Went to the emergency room. They put me on Prevacid and it cleared up.... read more

Can the drug Protonix cause a false positive for marijuana in a urine drug test?

Posted 15 Sep 2010 1 answer

I have a friend who is 65yrs old . Never did any kind of illegal drugs. He failed a drug test while?failed a drug test. It showed trace Marijuana. The doctor learned , he was taking Protonix and said that was a false positive , due to taking Protonix. Is this a true statement? has anyone else had... read more

Protonix with Lexapro?

Posted 17 Nov 2014 4 answers

Is anyone taking Lexapro for GAD with Protonix for GERD? I have been on 15mg of Lexapro for 31 days now. I have noticed a good improvement, but had to start taking Protonix due to middle of the night acid reflux which is getting better. I am also on Klonopin. My recent increased anxiety could be... read more

Felt nauseous and sick a couple hours after eating pasta? Can someone please help?

Posted 14 Feb 2015 1 answer

Back in December I was sick on pickles (gross I know), and went to the E.R. on January 8th, and the doctor said I have gastritis. He put me on Protonix for 10 days and I felt pretty good. I had been able to eat pretty much everything normal (including pizza). I had pasta with sauce a few days later... read more

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