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Brand name: Salpraz TM

Active ingredients: pantoprazole

What it is used for

1. Symptomatic improvement and healing of the following gastrointestinal diseases which require a reduction in acid secretion: Duodenal ulcer; Gastric ulcer; Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GORD): - Symptomatic GORD.The treatment of heartburn and other symptoms associated with GORD; - Reflux oesophagitis; Gastrointestinal lesions refractory to H2-blockers; Zollinger-Ellison syndrome; Patients whose gastric or duodenal ulceration is not associated with ingestion of NSAIDs require treatment with antimicrobial agents in addition to antisecretory drugs whether on first presentation or on recurrence. 2. Maintenance of healed reflux oesophagitis in patients previously treated for moderate to severe reflux oesophagitis. 3. Prevention of gastroduodenal lesions and dyspeptic symptoms associated with nonselective NSAIDs in increased risk patients with a need for continuous nonselective NSAID treatment.

How to take it

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Store in Original Container
  • Shelf lifetime is 30 Months.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

Elongated coated tablet, yellow colour.

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Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacist and requires a prescription. It is Schedule 4 : Prescription Only Medicine.

Is this medicine subsidised?

This medicine was verified as being available on the PBS (Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme) on November 1, 2018. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.

Over 65?

This medicine contains the active ingredients:

If you are over 65 years of age, there may be specific risks and recommendations for use of this medicine. Please discuss your individual circumstances with your pharmacist, doctor or health professional. For more information read our page on medication safety for older people.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient pantoprazole

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

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For side effects, taking other medicines and more

Download consumer medicine information leaflet (pdf) from the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) website

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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