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Experience in patients taking very high doses of PROTONIX ( > 240 mg) is limited. Spontaneous post-marketing reports of overdose are generally within the known safety profile of PROTONIX.
Single oral doses of pantoprazole at 709 mg/kg, 798 mg/kg, and 887 mg/kg were lethal to mice, rats, and dogs, respectively. The symptoms of acute toxicity were hypoactivity, ataxia, hunched sitting, limb-splay, lateral position, segregation, absence of ear reflex, and tremor.
PROTONIX is contraindicated in patients with known hypersensitivity to any component of the formulation [see DESCRIPTION] or any substituted benzimidazole.
Last reviewed on RxList: 5/24/2012
This monograph has been modified to include the generic and brand name in many instances.
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