Description and Brand Names
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US Brand Name
- Protonix IV
Pantoprazole injection is used to treat certain conditions in which there is too much acid in the stomach. It is used for short-term treatment (7 to 10 days) of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) with a history of erosive esophagitis. GERD is a condition in which the acid in the stomach washes back up into the esophagus. This medicine may also be used to treat Zollinger-Ellison syndrome or other conditions (eg, cancer) in which the stomach produces too much acid.
Pantoprazole is a proton pump inhibitor (PPI). It works by decreasing the amount of acid produced by the stomach.
This medicine is given only by or under the direct supervision of your doctor.
This product is available in the following dosage forms: