‘Use during pregnancy and lactation | Pantozol®.

‘Use during pregnancy and lactation Due to insufficient experience and indications in animal experiments, the treating physician should carefully consider whether treatment with Pantozol® can be beneficial during pregnancy. Similarly critical is the use of Pantozol® during lactation. Side effects As a rule, Pantozol® is a well-tolerated drug. However, some side effects are known. Headaches, … Read more


Active ingredient Pantoprazole, usually in salt form Pantoprazole sodium Explanation/Definition Pantozol® belongs to the group of proton pump inhibitors and reduces the formation of stomach acid. It is used for the treatment of diseases in which increased stomach acid production irritates the sensitive or already damaged mucous membranes of the esophagus (esophagus), stomach (gaster) and … Read more

Contraindications | Pantozol®.

Contraindications Pantozol® must not be taken if there is an allergy or hypersensitivity to pantoprazole or if HIV therapy is carried out with drugs of the active substance atazanavir. Pantozol® must not be taken by children under 18 years of age without express medical advice! Special Caution As with the intake of many medications, patients … Read more

Proton pump inhibitors in comparison

Proton pump inhibitors contain active ingredients that reduce the acid content in the stomach by blocking the so-called proton pump (H+/K+-ATPase). Proton pump inhibitors are certified in Germany for illnesses such as reflux disease, gastritis, ulcers in the stomach and duodenum, and a pathologically increased production of gastric acid. Frequent application finds proton pump inhibitors … Read more

Review | Proton pump inhibitors in comparison

Review Immediately after the introduction of the drug esomeprazole, it was heavily criticized. The manufacturer stated that due to the dosage form (Nexium Mups®) and the slower metabolism (processing of the active ingredient in the liver) of the active ingredient esomeprazole, there was a considerable advantage over conventional, older drugs. This assertion should be backed … Read more


Proton pump inhibitor, proton pump inhibitor, “stomach protection” Daily a total of 2-3 liters of gastric juice are produced by different cells in the stomach. It contains aggressive substances such as hydrochloric acid and digestive enzymes, but also protective substances that prevent the stomach from digesting itself. The pH value, which indicates how acidic a … Read more

Trade name | Nexium®

Trade name Nexium® Chemical name Esomeprazole Dosage forms Nexium® Mups 20mg (Multiple Unit Pellet System) Nexium® Mups 40mg (Multiple Unit Pellet System) Nexium® 40mg powder for the preparation of an infusion solution Mode of action Nexium® with its active ingredient esomeprazole belongs to the group of proton pump inhibitors. The active ingredient is absorbed as … Read more

Contraindications | Nexium®

Contraindications Nexium® should not be taken if hypersensitivity to the active substance esomeprazole is known. In addition, as mentioned above, medication with the AIDS drugs Atazanavir and Nelfinavir argues against taking Nexium®. There are no studies on the use of Nexium® in children, so Nexium® should not be used in children. Pregnant women should only … Read more

Up to date | Nexium®

Up to date Nexium® has been available without a prescription in the USA since March 2014. Review The introduction of Nexium® was partly interpreted as a protection against generics for the drugs Antra and Prilosec. Thus, Nexium® was introduced at the time Antra and Prilosec lost their patent and was similar in effect to them. … Read more

Effect of proton pump inhibitors

Proton pump inhibitors are approved in Germany and other countries for certain diseases that can be regulated by reducing stomach acid. Frequent application finds proton pump inhibitors thus with diagnoses such as stomach and intestine ulcers, stomach burn, Refluxkrankheit, Helicobacter Pylori eradications (together with antibiotics) and with a Zollinger Ellison syndrome. They are also frequently … Read more

Proton pump inhibitor (PPI)

Synonyms in a broader sense Proton pump inhibitors PPI Gastric acid blocker Nexium® MUPS Agopton® Lansogamma® Lansoprazole-ratiopharm Antra® MUPS Omegamma® Omep® Omeprazole STADA Ulcozol® Pariet® Pantozol®. Pantoprazole®. Rifun® Definition Proton pump inhibitors (short: PPI;= proton pump inhibitors) are very effective drugs for the treatment of stomach acid-related complaints such as heartburn, esophagitis or stomach ulcers. … Read more