Acicard Tablets


Each tablet contain: Pantoprazole 40 mg.


Pantoprazole is a new benzimidazole derivative which acts by producing a selective inhibition of the gastric H+ / K+ ATPase and thus inhibit the final step in the secretion of acid irrespective of the stimulus.

This mechanism results in more pronounced acid inhibition & a longer duration of action. It is stable in neutral environment & has in therapeutic doses no interaction with the cytochrome P450 liver enzyme.


For the acute treatment of duodenal ulcer, benign gastric ulcer, reflux oesophagitis and Zollinger-Ellison syndrome.

Dosage & Administration

The daily dose is 40mg in the morning for 2 weeks.


  • Contra-indicated if sensitivity develops.
  • The drug is not used during pregnancy, lactation & suspected gastric tumours.

Side Effects

Headache, skin ulceration and diarrhea were reported.


Box contains 2 strips of 7 tablets each.

Acicard Tablets is a product of Adwia Pharmaceuticals , Egypt – ATC Code: A02BC02