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Pantoprazole belongs to a class of drugs known as proton-pump inhibitors (PPI). It is used to treat heartburn, GERD, and other acidity related disorders.

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How to manage nausea, loss of appetite and stomach pain?

Query: Hello doctor,I have been nauseous for nine days. I am traveling to a different state. I am feeling full since the last one day. Then I lost my appetite. It came out of the blue. Then I started having diarrhea, not straight on, but it will skip days. Then the day before yesterday, I had a half brown ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sharoff Lokesh Mohan

Answer: Hello,Welcome to have an infection causing diarrhea.I suggest the following medicines:Tablet O2 (Ofloxacin and Ornidazole) twice a day for five days after food.Tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg Domperidone 10 mg twice a day for five days before food.Enterogermina (spores of poly-antibiotic r...  Read Full »

I have a Bartholin cyst in my vagina that is swollen and inducing continuous pain and discomfort. Please help.

Query: Hello doctor, I have a Bartholin cyst in my vagina that appears swollen and continuously causes pain. There is no visible discharge from the cyst, but I am experiencing discomfort and fever. Please help.Thank you.  Read Full »

Dr. Sanap Sneha Umrao

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I have read your query, and I can understand your concern. Bartholin cyst occurs due to the infection of the Bartholin gland. I suggest you follow these measures. Do not touch or squeeze the cyst they may lead to serious infection. The cyst region must be kept...  Read Full »

Can you suggest an alternative to Pantocid 40 for a breastfeeding mother?

Query: Hello doctor, I have a known case of gastritis; three years ago, I had an endoscopy, and in the report, there was mild antral inflammation for which I got treatment. Recently, I delivered a baby girl; throughout pregnancy, I was on Pantocid 40 mg as I was having gas issues from the beginning. After ...  Read Full »

Dr. Sugreev Singh

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I understand your concern. It happens due to a low-fiber diet. A low-fiber diet and dehydration lead to difficulties in passing stool and can cause piles as well. So I would suggest you make changes in your diet. Eat more green vegetables and fruits like oranges, ba...  Read Full »

I had severe tummy cramps and constipation. What could be the reason?

Query: Hi doctor, I have had severe tummy cramps, just under the ribs. For about a month some days I cannot keep any food or drink sown, but other days it is tolerable. I have not been doing much bowel movement and feel constipated, but when I do go it is still soft. At first, it was thought to be GERD,...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It seems you are suffering from acid peptic disease or acid reflux disease. This usually presents with pain in the upper part of abdomen. However, I would like to rule out any evidence of gall bladder stones that can cause pain. If you have any hunger pains, any fullne...  Read Full »

Can I take Pantocid in the presence of high prolactin levels?

Query: Hello doctor, I was having heavy periods with frequent cycles. I am diagnosed with a simple cyst in my ovary. I am getting mild pain near the uterus on the left side of the ovary. I am also diagnosed with subclinical hypothyroidism for which I am taking Levothyroxine 25 micrograms. My estrogen and ...  Read Full »

Dr. Thiyagarajan. T

Answer: Hello, Welcome to I went through your query and understood your concern. Pantocid DSR (Domperidone and Pantoprazole) can raise Prolactin levels. So, I suggest do not take it unless the prolactin levels are under control. I suggest you follow the instructions mentioned below. 1. Take...  Read Full »

Presence of white substance globbed together on my stools after having greasy food. Why?

Query: Hello doctor,After eating greasy food, the following day, I pass stool and floating on the top is a transparent white substance globbed together, my stool is not formed usually and is mostly short segments. I often go about four to five times a day, and sometimes less. I am not on any medication.  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to It does not look like an infection to me. Could be due to some undigested food material. However, you have mentioned that a few tests have been performed. I would like to see the report before I comment further.  Read Full »

I have frequent palpitation along with gas. How to manage it?

Query: Hi doctor, I am a 22 year old male with the problem of heart palpitations. Recently, my lifestyle is not active. I feel lazy, and I am overweight. I first got palpitations 10 days before when I woke up on an empty stomach and bloating. I had a few of them even after motion until I had something to e...  Read Full »

Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Occasional missed heartbeats are quite common among individuals without any underlying conditions. However, if these occurrences become recurrent, it's advisable to undergo certain tests for further evaluation. I recommend scheduling the following tests at a cardiology c...  Read Full »

I have acne. Is it safe to use Pantoprazole with Cutein?

Query: Hello doctor, I have acne for around five years. Now I am using Cutein tablets. I suddenly got a burning sensation in my stomach. So, now I am using Pantoprazole tablets along with Cutein. Is that effective or injurious?  Read Full »

Dr. Mohammed Parvez

Answer: Hi, Welcome to Cutein tablet contains Iron as one of the ingredients, along with some other vitamins. The iron tablets can give increased acid in the stomach and indigestion. But, if you take both Cutein and Pantoprazole tablets together, the iron will not get absorbed. Therefore, fir...  Read Full »

My bowel movement is not satisfactory. Can this be IBS?

Query: Hi doctor, Around 3 to 4 years ago, I had normal bowel movements. My bowel movement was good enough that I had to wake up to go and felt quite empty, except sometimes I had to go in the evening and also no farts. I then moved to a new place and I think the water changed; still I was quite fine with ...  Read Full »

Dr. Satpute Ganeshkumar Suresh

Answer: Hi, Welcome to It appears that you may be experiencing irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). If you're facing recurrent issues with bowel gas, it's recommended to start with initial treatments for that concern. If relief is not achieved, a colonoscopy might be considered. Incorporating daily...  Read Full »

I have pain in my right upper abdomen. Please help.

Query: Hi doctor, About a month ago, I experienced acute pain in my right upper abdomen and that radiated to my back. It happened after I had a high fat meal that night. The pain lasted for hours and continued as a dull ache for the next week. I made an appointment with a gastroenterologist and he advised ...  Read Full »

Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to We are here to help you. Such description of pain is usually seen in the gallbladder issues as well as acid reflux disease. There is no point in taking a second opinion from a gastroenterologist as he would suggest the same. Actually, his suggestion is ...  Read Full »

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