(Protium® , Pantoprazole)
Available as tablets or capsules.
Available as soluble tablets?
Available as something for placing under your tongue?
Available as something for placing on your gum?
Available as a patch for putting on your skin?
Available as an injection?
Available as nasal/oral spray?
Safe or appropriate to crush
Not recommended. Consider changing to an alternative medication for which other formulations are available e.g. omeprazole oral liquid or lansoprazole (orodispersible)
Additional information for Healthcare Professionals+
Usual formulation brand names
Is tablet/capsule specially coated?
Sublingual/buccal formulation strength
Transdermal patch strength
40mg powder for injection
Nasal/oral spray Strength
Available as a licensed liquid or special?
Are specials or imports available?
Is the liquid medicine sugar free?
Licensed for administration via enteral tube
Advice on administration via enteral tube
Not recommended. Consider giving the parenteral injection or changing to alternative medication which have a license for use with enteral tubes (omeprazole, lansoprazole, esomeprazole)