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How can Pantocid HP be taken for 14 days after undergoing an endoscopy?

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Dr. Suresh Heijebu

General & Family Physician

Practicing since :2010

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Posted on Wed, 5 Sep 2018 in Digestion and Bowels
Question: My Doctor prescribed me Pantocid HP for 14 days after doing my endoscopy. How and when am I supposed to take this? Also is it good for me to take this?

Endoscopy results are as follows:
Esophagus: GR II Esophagitis
Stomach: Antral Gastritis
Duodenum: D1 Duodenitis D2 Normal
RUT for H Pylori Taken > Positive
SUP Candidiasis+ 37-39 cm Lax Hiatus

Impression: GERD Candidal Esophagitis, Erosive Gastro- Duodenitis

I have type 2 Diabetes and blood pressure as well. So how and when am I supposee to take Pantocid HP and is it a good prescription considering my case.
Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu 1 hour later
Brief Answer:

One pill before breakfast.

Detailed Answer:


Pantocid HP is the right drug in your case suitable enough to treat the abnormalities detected on Upper Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.

One pill daily, before breakfast at 7 am, is the usual way to take Pantocid HP.

Hope I have answered your query. Let me know if I can assist you further.
Above answer was peer-reviewed by : Dr. Arnab Banerjee
Follow up: Dr. Suresh Heijebu 4 days later
And What should be my Blood Pressure and Blood Sugar Levels. I am 71 years old and have Type 2 Diabetes
Answered by Dr. Suresh Heijebu 11 hours later
Brief Answer:

The allowed range of parameters suggested.

Detailed Answer:


The healthy blood pressure and blood sugar levels for your age and gender are:

BP : 100 -125/60-80 mm of Hg

Blood sugars

FBS: 70 to 110 mg%
PPBS: 110 to 130 mg%

Take care

Dr Suresh Heijebu
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