What do you monitor with Protonix?

What do you monitor with Protonix?

Patients who are prescribed pantoprazole require monitoring for signs and symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease and peptic ulcer disease. If symptoms of these conditions arise, an increase in dosage or medication change should merit clinician consideration.

What are the contraindications of Protonix?

PROTONIX is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any component of the formulation or any substituted benzimidazole. Hypersensitivity reactions may include anaphylaxis, anaphylactic shock, angioedema, bronchospasm, acute interstitial nephritis, and urticaria [see Adverse Reactions (6)].

When is the best time to take Protonix?

It’s usual to take pantoprazole once a day, first thing in the morning. If you take pantoprazole twice a day, take 1 dose in the morning and 1 dose in the evening. It’s best to take pantoprazole an hour before a meal.

What is the best time to take PROTONIX?

What happens if you take too much PROTONIX?

The symptoms of acute toxicity were hypoactivity, ataxia, hunched sitting, limb-splay, lateral position, segregation, absence of ear reflex, and tremor. If overexposure to PROTONIX occurs, call your Poison Control Center at 1-800-222-1222 for current information on the management of poisoning or overdosage.

What are the important considerations nurses need to be aware of when administering heparin?

Heparin requires close monitoring because of its narrow therapeutic index, increased risk for bleeding, and potential for heparin-induced thrombocytopenia (HIT). Monitoring includes thorough head-to-toe patient assessments for potential side effects, and laboratory monitoring.

Who Cannot take Protonix?

systemic lupus erythematosus, an autoimmune disease. osteoporosis, a condition of weak bones. a broken bone. CYP2C19 poor metabolizer.

Who should not take Protonix?

Protonix may not be suitable for some people including those with severe liver disease, osteoporosis or low bone mineral density, or with low levels of magnesium in their blood. May increase the risk of osteoporosis-related fracture of the hip, wrist, or spine. Not suitable for children under five.

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