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MACPANTA CAPSULE belongs to the class of drugs known as Proton pump inhibitor which reduces the amount of acid your stomach makes. It treats gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), stomach ulcer, Zollinger Ellison syndrome (overproduction of acid due to pancreatic tumour), duodenal ulcer, gastric ulcer and Crohn’s Disease-associated Ulcers.
MACPANTA CAPSULE helps in reducing the stomach acid by blocking the actions of an enzyme (H+/K+ ATPase or gastric proton pump). This proton pump lies in the cells of the stomach wall responsible for the release of gastric acid secretion damaging tissues in the food pipe, stomach and duodenum. MACPANTA CAPSULE prevents the release of stomach acid and relieves symptoms of food pipe lining inflammation (esophagitis) and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), or heartburn.
MACPANTA CAPSULE can be prescribed to the adults and children aged 12 years and over. It is better to take MACPANTA CAPSULE an hour before a meal. MACPANTA CAPSULE should be swallowed whole with a glass of water. Do not chew, crush, or break it. Besides this, MACPANTA CAPSULE is also available in liquid form for those who cannot swallow tablets or capsules. Do not take MACPANTA CAPSULE for more than 4 weeks of duration without consulting the doctor. You can increase the efficacy of MACPANTA CAPSULE by taking a small meal or snacks frequently. Try to avoid caffeine-containing beverages (coffee, tea), spicy/deep fried/processed foods, carbonated beverages, acidic foods like citrus fruits/vegetables (tomatoes).
An adult taking MACPANTA CAPSULE might have common side effects like headache, diarrhoea, nausea, abdominal pain, vomiting, flatulence, dizziness, and arthralgia (joint pain). In the case of children taking MACPANTA CAPSULE might report upper respiratory tract infections (URI), headache, fever, diarrhoea, vomiting, rash, and abdominal pain. These side effects are temporary and may get resolve after some time however if this side persists contact the doctor.
MACPANTA CAPSULE is safe for pregnant and breastfeeding mothers but should be taken only after consulting a doctor. Tell your doctor if you have stomach or intestinal cancer, liver problem, allergic to MACPANTA CAPSULE or will have an endoscopy in the future. Prolonged intake of MACPANTA CAPSULE may cause deficiency of Vitamin B12 and low level of calcium, magnesium and Vitamin D leading to osteoporosis.
Hyperacidity, Heartburn, Peptic ulcer
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An adult taking MACPANTA CAPSULE might have common side effects like,
In the case of children taking MACPANTA CAPSULE might report,
These side effects are temporary and may get resolve after some time however if this side persists contact the doctor.
You should avoid taking MACPANTA CAPSULE if you are allergic to MACPANTA CAPSULE or proton pump inhibitors, have gastric cancer, liver disease, low magnesium level (osteoporosis), low vitamin B12, pregnant or planning for pregnancy and breastfeeding mothers. MACPANTA CAPSULE may interact with a blood thinner (warfarin), antifungal (ketoconazole), anti-HIV drug (atazanavir, nelfinavir), iron supplements, ampicillin antibiotic, anti-cancer drug (methotrexate). Let your doctor know if you are taking these medicines. Prolonged intake of MACPANTA CAPSULE may cause lupus erythematosus (an inflammatory condition in which the immune system attacks its own tissues), Vitamin B12, and magnesium deficiency. Intake of MACPANTA CAPSULE may mask the symptom of gastric cancer, so if you have any severe stomach pain or gastric bleeding (blood in mucous or stool) immediately consult the doctor.
Drinking alcohol with MACPANTA CAPSULE may cause dehydration and elevate the level of stomach acid thereby decreasing its efficiency. So try to avoid, limit alcohol or contact doctor before intake of MACPANTA CAPSULE.
It is not known whether MACPANTA CAPSULE affects the baby or not. So, contact a doctor before intake of MACPANTA CAPSULE. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
MACPANTA CAPSULE passes into the breast milk. However, no evidence of risk has been reported. Please consult your doctor before intake of MACPANTA CAPSULE. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you.
In some cases, MACPANTA CAPSULE may cause dizziness, sleepy, or blur vision. If you observe these symptoms do not drive or operate heavy machinery until you feel better.
MACPANTA CAPSULE should be taken with precaution in patients with liver disease.
Patients with kidney disease should consult a doctor before taking MACPANTA CAPSULE.
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Prolonged intake of MACPANTA CAPSULE may lead to atrophic gastritis (inflammation of stomach cells), Vitamin B12 deficiency and weakening of bones or osteoporosis (loss of calcium, magnesium and vitamin D). Your doctor may prescribe calcium, vitamin D or haemoglobin enhancing medications to cope with long term side effects.
No. MACPANTA CAPSULE is not prescribed for stomach cancer. Do not take MACPANTA CAPSULE until your doctor has prescribed you. MACPANTA CAPSULE is only indicated for the treatment of hyperacidity, acid reflux symptoms (GERD), heartburn and Zollinger Ellison syndrome.
No. Gas and acidity are two different common discomforts. Acidity is caused when improper functioning of the valve (sphincter) is located at the junction of the stomach and food pipe. As a result stomach acid backflows and enters the upper part of the food pipe causing heartburn. On the other hand, gas is the result of the digestion of the food and drinks eliminating gases like carbon dioxide, hydrogen, nitrogen, methane, etc. from the body.
Yes. MACPANTA CAPSULE can alter certain medical tests like neuroendocrine tumours (secretin stimulation test), and urine screening tests for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC). So before undergoing such diagnostics test contact your doctor.
Prolonged intake of MACPANTA CAPSULE may weaken your bone and lower haemoglobin level. Your doctor may prescribe you Vitamin B12 for enhancing haemoglobin and calcium/vitamin D/magnesium supplements for bone health.
No. MACPANTA CAPSULE prevents excess production of stomach acid causing acid reflux and heartburn. If blood is coming in your stool or mucous immediately contact the doctor.
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