Name

Anesteloc Max, 20 mg, gastro-resistant tablets.

Compostion

1 gastro-resistant tablet contains 20 mg of pantoprazole (Pantoprazolum) in the form of pantoprazole sodium sesquihydrate 22.6 mg.

Pharmaceutical form

Gastro-resistant yellow, oval, biconvex tablets, debossed with “II” on one side and plain on the other side.

Indications for use

Short-term treatment of patients with symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (eg heartburn and acid reflux) in adults.

Dosage and application

Anesteloc Max gastro-resistant tablets should be taken before meals, swallowed whole and washed down with water. The tablets should not be crushed, split, or chewed. The daily recommended dose is 20 mg of pantoprazole (1 tablet) taken once a day. In order to alleviate the symptoms, you may need to take the medicine for 2 or 3 consecutive days. Treatment should be discontinued, once the symptoms have subsided completely. The treatment should not be administered for more than four weeks, unless a doctor states otherwise. If symptoms have not improved within 2 weeks of treatment, patients should be advised to consult a doctor. In any case, patients should use the lowest dose of proton-pump inhibitors (PPI) for the shortest duration possible, according to the disease being treated. Patients should be re-evaluated by their attending physician before restarting treatment. Anesteloc Max is not recommended for use in children and adolescents below 18 years due to insufficient data on safety and efficacy. No dose adjustment is required in the elderly patients or patients with renal dysfunction or hepatic impairment.

Contraindications

Hypersensitivity to pantoprazole or to any of the excipients contained in the medicine. The co-administration of Anesteloc Max with Atazanavir.

Package

1 package contains 7 or 14 tablets (respectively 1 or 2 blister packs of 7 tablets).

Marketing authorisation holder

Adamed Consumer Healthcare S.A., Pieńków 149, 05-152 Czosnów.

Before use consult the leaflet contained in the package which contains the indications and contraindications, information concerning side effects, the recommended dosage, as well as information on use of the medicine, or consult a doctor or pharmacists as medicines may prove dangerous to your health or life when used improperly.