Protopan Tablet

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Protopan Tablet

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Protopan Information

Protopan, a prescription drug, is manufactured in various forms such as Tablet. It is primarily used for the treatment of Acidity, GERD, Peptic Ulcer. Other than this, Protopan has some other therapeutic uses, which have been discussed ahead.

The optimal dosage of Protopan is largely dependent on the individual's body weight, medical history, gender and age. Dosage also depends on the route of administration and your chief complaint for which the drug is prescribed. This information has been provided in detail in the dosage section.

Some other side effects of Protopan have been listed ahead. Normally, these side effects of Protopan are not long lasting and go away when the treatment is finished. However, if these continue for a longer time, consult your doctor right away.

It is also important to note that Protopan has a Safe effect for pregnant women and Moderate effect on lactating mothers. It is important to know if Protopan has any effect on the kidney, liver and heart. Information on such adverse effects, if any, has been given in the Protopan related warnings section.

Other contraindications of Protopan have been discussed in the sections ahead.

Drug interactions for Protopan have been reported in the medical literature. A complete list of these interactions is given below.

Along with the above-mentioned precautions, remember that taking Protopan is considered not safe while driving, and is not addictive.

  1. Protopan Benefits & Uses
  2. Protopan Dosage & How to Take
  3. Protopan Side Effects
  4. Protopan Related Warnings
  5. Severe Interaction of Protopan with Other Drugs
  6. Protopan Contraindications
  7. Frequently asked Questions about Protopan
  8. Protopan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Protopan Benefits & Uses

Protopan is used to treat the following -

  1. Acidity Primary
  2. GERD Primary
  3. Peptic Ulcer Primary
  4. Gastrointestinal Bleeding
  5. Heartburn Primary
  6. Zollinger Ellison syndrome
  7. Abdominal pain during pregnancy
  8. Acidity during pregnancy
  9. Throat Ulcer (और पढ़ें - गले के छाले कैसे ठीक करे और घरेलू उपाय)
  10. Stomach Disease (और पढ़ें - पेट रोग के घरेलू उपाय)
  11. Burning Throat

Protopan Dosage & How to Take

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Ingredients of Protopan


Protopan Side Effects

Based on research, the following side effects have been observed when Protopan is used -

  1. Nausea or vomiting
  2. Headache Mild
  3. Abdominal Pain Mild
  4. Diarrhoea
  5. Constipation Moderate
  6. Flatulence Mild
  7. Vertigo Mild
  8. Fever Mild
  9. Dyspepsia
  10. Rhinitis
  11. Insomnia Mild
  12. Skin Rash Severe

Protopan Related Warnings

Is the use of Protopan safe for pregnant women?

Pregnant women can take Protopan safely.


Is the use of Protopan safe during breastfeeding?

Breastfeeding women may feel side effects of Protopan. If you see any side effects, stop taking Protopan immediately and talk to your doctor. Take Protopan again, only after your doctor's advice.


What is the effect of Protopan on the Kidneys?

Protopan does not damage the kidneys.


What is the effect of Protopan on the Liver?

Very few cases of side effects of Protopan on the liver have been reported.


What is the effect of Protopan on the Heart?

Protopan is completely safe for the heart.


Severe Interaction of Protopan with Other Drugs

Protopan should not be taken with following medicines due to severe side effects it may cause to patients -

Protopan Contraindications

If you are suffering from any of the following diseases, you should not take Protopan unless your doctor advises you to do so -

  1. Gastric Cancer
  2. Diarrhea (Loose Motions)
  3. Osteoporosis
  4. Liver Disease

Frequently asked Questions about Protopan

Is this Protopan habit forming or addictive?

Protopan does not cause addiction.


Is it safe to drive or operate heavy machinery when consuming?

After taking Protopan, you should not drive or work on any heavy machine, as Protopan can make you drowsy.


Is it safe?

There are no side effects of Protopan, so it is safe for use.


Is it able to treat mental disorders?

Protopan is unable to treat or cure mental disorders.


Protopan Interactions with Food and Alcohol

Interaction between Food and Protopan

Taking Protopan with food is safe.


Interaction between Alcohol and Protopan

Consumption of alcohol and Protopan together may have severe effects on your health.


Protopan FAQs

Question almost 2 years ago

Can I take Protopan without consulting a doctor?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

Protopan is a prescription drug so do not take it without consulting a doctor. It can be harmful to people to take this medicine without a doctor's advice.

Question almost 2 years ago

Is Protopan safe?

Dr. Kapil Sharma MBBS , General Physician

Yes, Protopan is safe to use, if taken a prescribed amount and duration as advised by your doctor. However, very few side effects are observed such as stomach upset, diarrhea, headache, dizziness, vomiting, and joint pain. If you experience any of the above- mentioned side effects after taking medicine then immediately consult your doctor follow his/her instruction.

Question over 1 year ago

Is Protopan over the counter drug?

Dr. Saikat Mukherjee MBBS , General Physician

No, you can not buy Protopan over-the-counter. It is a prescription drug, without prescription of a healthcare practitioner, you can not buy directly from the pharmacy. It is for our own safety taking antibiotics without doctors advice can lead to unwanted side effects.

Question over 1 year ago

Why Protopan is given along with vitamine B 12?

Dr. Ramraj MBBS , Other

This is because long-term use of Protopan can cause Vitamin B12 deficiency. Stomach acids help in the absorption of Vitamin B 12, and this drug suppresses stomach acids which are required for the absorption of vitamin B12. Hence patients taking [medicine] for a long time have Vitamin B12 deficiency. To replenish Vitamin B12 in your body your doctor prescribes this vitamin along with this medicine.

Question over 1 year ago

Does Protopan cause weight gain?

Dr. Sangita Shah MBBS , General Physician

Rarely Protopan causes weight gain or loss. However, If you feel your weight is fluctuating after taking this medicine then inform the doctor right away and follow his/her instructions.

This medicine data has been created by -
Vikas Chauhan
B.Pharma, Pharmacy
3 Years of Experience


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