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Were you looking for information about Protonix? Proteinex is a common misspelling of Protonix.
 
Protonix® (pantoprazole sodium) is approved to treat several conditions involving the esophagus, stomach, and intestines. Specifically, this prescription medication works to treat conditions such as gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), erosive esophagitis, and pathological hypersecretory diseases by reducing the amount of acid in the stomach. Protonix comes in the form of tablets or oral granule packets, and is typically taken once or twice a day. Possible side effects of this medication include headaches, diarrhea, and nausea.
 
(Click Protonix for more information on how Protonix works, a more complete list of potential side effects to look out for, and important things to tell your healthcare provider before starting the medication. You can also click any of the links in the box to the right for specific information.)
 
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