What is Pantoloc?
Pantoloc treats damage from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), a condition in which backward flow of acid from the stomach causes heartburn and possible injury of the esophagus (the tube between the throat and stomach) in adults and children 5 years of age and older.
What is Pantoloc used for?
Pantoloc is used to allow the esophagus to heal and prevent further damage to the esophagus in adults with GERD. It is also used to treat conditions where the stomach produces too much acid, such as Zollinger-Ellison syndrome in adults.
How does Pantoloc work?
Pantoloc belongs to a class of medications called proton-pump inhibitors. It works by decreasing the amount of acid made in the stomach.
How to consume Pantoloc medicine?
Swallow the tablets whole; do not split, chew, or crush them. If your doctor has prescribed the 40 mg tablet and it is too big for you to swallow, ask your doctor to prescribe two of the 20 mg tablets instead.
How to store Pantoloc?
Store this drug at room temperature between 68°F and 77°F (20°C and 25°C). It can also be stored for a short time at temperatures as low as 59°F (15°C) and as high as 86°F (30°C).