A nurse or other trained health professional will give you this medicine in a clinic or hospital. This medicine is given through a needle placed in one of your veins.
It may take several days before this medicine begins to relieve stomach pain. To help relieve this pain, antacids may be taken with pantoprazole, unless your doctor has told you not to use them.
Tell your doctor if you have had problems with a lack of zinc in your body. Your doctor may want you to take zinc supplements.
Your doctor will give you a few doses of this medicine until your condition improves, and then switch you to an oral medicine that works the same way. If you have any concerns about this, talk to your doctor.