Pantoprazole

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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Why am I suffering from stomach discomfort and pricking pain in the stomach for the last four reports?

Query: Hi doctor, Since the past four years, I am having a lot of stomach problems. It all started with loose motions at that time, and I used to take Ciplox-OZ or Norflox-OZ over-the-counter, and I used to feel better for two to three months. After a year, I started having acid reflux and burning sensat...  Read Full »


Dr. Klerida Shehu

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. After going through your concerns carefully, I feel your symptoms may be due to any one of the following. GERD (acid reflux). Small intestinal bacterial overgrowth. IBS (irritable bowel syndrome). I suggest you tablet Pantoprazole 40 mg and Zenflox-OZ (combina...  Read Full »

I often get a grumbling feeling in my stomach. What could it be?

Query: Hello doctor, From time to time, I get empty stomach or grumbling feeling below the sternum. No pain/ everything else is alright. My appetite is good, bowel movements are normal. The sensation can last several days, subside for days or weeks and then reappear. Ideas?  Read Full »


Dr. Mahmoud Ahmed Abdelrahman Abouibrahim

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I understand your concerns. From what you mentioned, most probably you have dyspepsia which is a problem due to abnormal gastric acid secretion. I suggest a trial of Pantoprazole 20 mg tablet once a day before breakfast for a month. Eat simple meals. Have Maalox (Magne...  Read Full »

What are the typical symptoms of asthma?

Query: Hello doctor, A couple of months ago, I started feeling tightness in chest, shortness of breath, and overall fatigue. I went to a walk-in clinic, they did an EKG, and everything was fine. They asked me to follow-up with a physician. The nurse conducted a complete blood test and a chest x-ray, and ev...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. My impression about your illness is gastritis and reflux disease, which is leading to reflux of acid into the lungs causing bronchoconstriction. This bronchoconstriction leads to shortness of breath and asthma-like pattern on the pulmonary function test (PFT). The pr...  Read Full »

I have symptoms of stomach pain, anxiety, red face, pressure in the chest, and zoning out most of the time. Can these symptoms be of a severe condition?

Query: Hello doctor,My face is always turning red and getting hot. It starts gradually, but then it feels like a burst, and my face turns into a deep red color. I then get very hot and start to sweat. Also, why am I always tired? I fall asleep at around 7.30 PM every night, and I do not have the capacity t...  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I read your query and understand your concern. You appear to have multiple issues, but none of them are serious. Regarding your face, tiredness, etc., does this redness increase on exposure to some dust or other exposures? Are there any associated allergic symptoms ...  Read Full »

I have had abdominal pain and stomach flutter for over three months. What can be the reason behind this?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 29 year old male, and I am concerned about my health. I had an episode of possible food-borne illness, three months back. That time, I had shivers, fluttering pain in lower abdomen, fever, and high bilirubin. The symptoms have gone, except for occasional fluttering. My bilirubi...  Read Full »


Dr. Ramesh Kumar S

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. Most likely, it is gastroenteritis or stomach flu. Gastroenteritis is inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract that involves the stomach and small intestine. Signs and symptoms include diarrhea, vomiting, abdominal pain, backache, lack of energy, and dehydration. How...  Read Full »

I am suffering from fever and frequent stomach pain since I have got an H.pylori infection. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 21 year old female. Three years ago, I was hospitalized due to an H.pylori infection. Ever since, I regularly suffer from stomach pain, like once every three to five months. Today, I have a fever due to an upset stomach, and I noticed that when I stand up, my stomach hurts more...  Read Full »


Dr. Noushif. M

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You may be having an intermittent acute gastritis or acid injury of the stomach. Hope you have been treated for H.pylori once. Do not worry. This is a common minor medical condition. It can be precipitated by stress, a particular diet, etc. I would recommend the follow...  Read Full »

What is causing my chest pains?

Query: Hi doctor, For the last two years I have been suffering from severe chest pain. The exact location is behind the breast and the pain radiates to the left hand. I have done enough of evaluation like TMT, 2D echo, lipid profile, MRI thoracic area, MRI cervical, CT chest with contrast and other blood t...  Read Full »


Dr. Anshul Varshney

Answer: Hi, Welcome to icliniq.com. We are here to help you. As per your details, there are only two possibilities:Atypical anxiety chest pain. Gastroesophageal reflux disease with hiatus hernia.My recommendation is to get an upper gastrointestinal endoscopy done. If that is normal, then we can go ahead wit...  Read Full »

How to get rid of gas trouble?

Query: Hello doctor, I am a 30 year old male. I am working as a software professional. I have a gas problem since 20 days. I have this problem since two years but, I recovered well after every episode.  I have a severe burning sensation in the chest and flatulence. How can I get rid of this problem perm...  Read Full »


Dr. Kunal Das

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. You seem to have a long standing gas problem. I suggest the following: Avoid milk, tea, coffee, citrus fruits and juices, amla (gooseberry), tamarind, fatty foods, rajma, chole, and cauliflower. Take Tablet Unizyme and PPI (proton pump inhibitor). Also take caps...  Read Full »

Is it normal for a 65-year-old female to eat less following a fever treatment?

Query: Hello doctor, My grandmother is 65 years old. She had a fever last week. She was taking Zerodol-P and Azio 500. Now, there is no fever but, her eating capacity has greatly reduced. After taking only a bite or two, she feels full and does not want to eat further.  Read Full »


Dr. Sagar Ramesh Makode

Answer: Hello,Welcome to icliniq.com.A reduction in appetite occurs due to both fever as well as drug-induced gastritis.Firstly, complete the five-day course of Azio (Azithromycin). If the fever has settled, stop Zerodol (Aceclofenac) and have it only in case of fever.She can have tablet Pan DSR (Pantoprazo...  Read Full »

I was diagnosed with reflux esophagitis but I do not have those symptoms. What should I do?

Query: Hello doctor, My doctor said I have reflux esophagitis. But I do not have any of those symptoms. I was advised to take a particular diet and it seemed extremely difficult because I have never eaten any of that food before. I have also been taking the following medication that is tablet Pantoprazol ...  Read Full »


Dr. Arpit Varshney

Answer: Hello, Welcome to icliniq.com. I have read your query in detail and understand your concern, I would like to know your symptoms in detail in order to confirm the diagnosis of reflux oesophagitis. The only way to find out whether the medicines are working or not is the resolution of your sym...  Read Full »

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