Pantoprazole (Somac)

Last updated 26.09.12

   

Features

-  PPI

 

Dose

-  GORD: 20mg Daily PO

-  PUD: 40mg Daily or 20mg BD PO

-  Bleeding PUD/haematemesis (non-variceal)

-  80mg IV loading dose

-  Infusion of 200mg Pantoprazole in 500ml N.Saline

-   Infusion rate at 8mg/hr (20ml/hr) for 72hrs

-   I bag = 25hrs (usually write up 3 bags)

 

 

 

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