What Are You Struggling With?

Pantoprazole (Protonix )

What is the Generic Name for Protonix?

Pantoprazole

What is the Trade Name for Pantoprazole?

Protonix

What are the Indications of Pantoprazole (Protonix )?

  • GERD
  • Heartburn
  • Reduce the risk of GI bleed in critically ill patients

What are the Actions of Pantoprazole (Protonix )?

Prevents the transport of H ions into the gastric lumen by binding to gastric parietal cells, ↓ gastric acid production

What is the Therapeutic Class of Pantoprazole (Protonix )?

Antiulcer agents

What is the Pharmacologic Class of Pantoprazole (Protonix )?

Proton-pump inhibitors

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Date Published - Aug 24, 2015
Date Modified - Jun 9, 2016

Jon Haws RN

Written by Jon Haws RN

Jon Haws RN began his nursing career at a Level I Trauma ICU in DFW working as a code team nurse, charge nurse, and preceptor. Frustrated with the nursing education process, Jon started NRSNG in 2014 with a desire to provide tools and confidence to nursing students around the globe. When he's not busting out content for NRSNG, Jon enjoys spending time with his two kids and wife.