Omeprazole vs Pantoprazole

Omeprazole
(OTC)
Pantoprazole
(Rx)
Omeprazole is a peptic ulcer medication.
Pantoprazole is a peptic ulcer medication.
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Satisfaction Score
?
3.4
Moderately Satisfied
Helpfulness
for GERD
1.6
Concern level
1.5
Helpfulness
for GERD
2.6
Concern level
1.4
Approval Date
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November 16, 2001
Not Available
Number of discussions around the web Number of discussions + -
61,295 Discussions
6,241 Discussions
Taken For
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Condition
Number of posts
#1 for Reflux
#2 for GERD
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#5 for Gastritis
#6 for Indigestion
Omeprazole is approved for Reflux, GERD and Heartburn and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Condition
Number of posts
#1 for GERD
#2 for Reflux
#3 for Heartburn
#4 for Ulcers
#6 for Peptic Ulcer
Pantoprazole is prescribed for GERD, Heartburn and Reflux and is mostly mentioned together with these indications.
Side Effects and Concerns
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Ome
Weight Gain
7
Burning
7
Weight Loss
5
Dizziness
3
Weakness
2
Itching
2
Rash
2
Palpitations
2
Anemia
2
Lump in throat
1
Pan
Dizziness
9
Burning
9
Weight Loss
4
Weakness
4
Fever
4
High Blood Pressure
3
Diabetes
3
Weight Gain
3
Drowsiness
3
Irritability
2
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Omeprazole
Ome
Pantoprazole
Pan
Weight Gain
Ome
Pan
7
3
Burning
Ome
Pan
7
9
Weight Loss
Ome
Pan
5
4
Dizziness
Ome
Pan
3
9
Weakness
Ome
Pan
2
4
Itching
Ome
Pan
2
0
Rash
Ome
Pan
2
0
Palpitations
Ome
Pan
2
0
Anemia
Ome
Pan
2
0
Lump in throat
Ome
Pan
1
0
Dizziness
Pan
Ome
9
3
Burning
Pan
Ome
9
7
Weight Loss
Pan
Ome
4
5
Weakness
Pan
Ome
4
2
Fever
Pan
Ome
4
0
High Blood Pressure
Pan
Ome
3
0
Diabetes
Pan
Ome
3
0
Weight Gain
Pan
Ome
3
7
Drowsiness
Pan
Ome
3
0
Irritability
Pan
Ome
2
0
Pregnancy Category (FDA) OpenClose all pregnancy categories
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a b c d x n
Category A
Adequate and well-controllted studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus in the first trimester of pregnancy (and there is no evidence of risk in later trimesters).
Category B
Animal reproduction studies have failed to demonstrate a risk to the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in pregnant women.
Category C
Animal reproduction studies have shown an adverse effect on the fetus and there are no adequate and well-controlled studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category D
There is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience or studies in humans, but potential benefits may warrant use of the drug in pregnant women despite potential risks.
Category X
Studies in animals or humans have demonstrated fetal abnormalities and/or there is positive evidence of human fetal risk based on adverse reaction data from investigational or marketing experience, and the risks involved in use of the drug in pregnant women clearly outweigh potential benefits.
Category N
FDA has not classified the drug.
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Not Available
B Category B
Before taking Pantoprazole during pregnancy, consult your doctor or pharmacists to weigh the risks and benefits.
Alcohol warning
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There may be a negative interaction between Omeprazole and alcohol.
There may be a negative interaction between Pantoprazole and alcohol.
Method of use
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Pill
Injection, Pill
Dosages
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Capsule: 10 mg, 20 mg, 40 mg
Packet: 20 mg, 40 mg
Suspension: 2 mg/mL
Tablet: 20 mg
Tablet: 20 mg, 40 mg
Granules: 40 mg
Solution: 40 mg
Food Instructions
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No Food Instructions
No Food Instructions
Ingredients
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Omeprazole , Omeprazole Magnesium
Pantoprazole Sodium
Drug Interactions
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Interaction between Omeprazole and Pantoprazole: Interaction not known, but may still exist. Always consult your doctor before taking these medications together. Do not stop taking the medications without a physician's advice.
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