Most important fact about Generic Protonix
Generic Protonix is highly effective. In most patients, stomach acid secretion drops 85 to 95 percent after a single week of treatment.
Special precautions if you are pregnant or breastfeeding
Although no harmful effects during pregnancy are known, there's no definite proof of safety either. Generic Protonix is therefore recommended during pregnancy only if clearly needed. If you are pregnant or plan to become pregnant, inform your doctor immediately.
There is a possibility that Generic Protonix may appear in breast milk, causing serious side effects in the nursing infant. If you have to take Generic Protonix, you should not plan on breastfeeding.
Special warnings about Generic Protonix
Generic Protonix has been proven safe and effective for periods of up to 16 weeks, but hasn't been tested for longer periods and isn't currently recommended for long-term use.
Generic Protonix has been known to cause several extremely rare--but very serious--side effects, including severe allergic reaction, severe swelling of the face and throat, eye damage, dangerous skin reactions, and inflammation of the pancreas. Seek emergency care immediately if you begin to have difficulty breathing or swallowing, or begin to develop blisters, eruptions, or peeling skin.
If you have a liver condition, make sure the doctor is aware of it. A dosage adjustment may be needed for anyone with serious liver disease.
Generic Protonix has not been tested for safety or effectiveness in children.
Why Generic Protonix should not be prescribed?
If Generic Protonix gives you an allergic reaction, you'll be unable to use it.