Protonix 40mg 14 Tabs -(Pantozol) Pantoprazole sodium
Brand name: Protonix, (Spanish name, Pantozol)
Generic name: Pantoprazole sodium
Why is Protonix prescribed? Protonix blocks the production of stomach acid. It
is prescribed to heal a condition called erosive esophagitis (a severe
inflammation of the passage to the stomach) brought on by a persistent backflow
of stomach acid (gastroesophageal reflux disease). Later, it may be prescribed
to maintain healing and prevent a relapse. It is also used in the treatment of
conditions marked by constant overproduction of stomach acid, such as
Zollinger-Ellison syndrome. . Protonix may also be used for purposes other than
those listed in this medication guide.
Please consult your physician before taking any medication.