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I was in the hospital with pnyumonia and was prescribed pantoprazore

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I was in the hospital with pnyumonia and was prescribed pantoprazore what would this be used for in thix case
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Medical
Expert:  Dr. David replied 1 year ago.
This is Dr. Davidpantoprazole is protonix and is a stomach acid blocking agent to help decrease stomach acid productionwhen you are sick and in the hospital, stomach acid blockers are often prescribed since it is a stressful situation and you produce more stomach acid.pantoprazole helps derease stomach acidI hope your pneumonia is betterlet me know if you have other questions.

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